The Supercomputer That Houses an Entire Universe

Over a span of two weeks in October, the Mira supercomputer will crank away nonstop, processing quadrillions of operations every second—something that few other machines are currently capable of. It will simultaneously track trillions of particles as they move, expand, and react to each other according to the laws of… » 9/25/12 12:00pm 9/25/12 12:00pm