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Title: Probing the cosmic causes of errors in supercomputers

Cosmic rays from outer space are causing errors in supercomputers. The neutrons that pass through the CPU may be causing binary data to flip leading to incorrect calculations. Los Alamos National Labomore »ratory has developed detectors to determine how much data is being corrupted by these cosmic particles.« less
Title: Probing the cosmic causes of errors in supercomputers
Publication Date: 2018-04-10
OSTI Identifier: 1434300
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: OSTI (Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Oak Ridge, TN)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING ; 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS ; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ; COSMIC RAYS ; SUPERCOMPUTING ; SUPERCOMPUTERS ; SINGLE-EVENT UPSETS ; COSMIC RADIATION NEUTRONS ; NEUTRON DETECTORS ; ELECTRONIC CHIPS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
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System Entry Date: 2018-04-27