The Energy Department plans to connect a Hewlett-Packard supercomputer running Linux to its science grid by the end of August. The supercomputer is expected to reach a capacity of 9.2 teraflops by next spring. The Energy Department will use it to conduct simulations, analyze data, and coordinate experiments in chemistry, high-energy physics, fusion, climate, and life sciences.
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