DoE supercomputer clocked as world's fastest

Engineers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can breathe a sigh of relief: their new Titan supercomputer has, as expected, been certified as the fastest in the world.

Titan supercomputer debuts

The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has today unveiled its new supercomputer Titan, claimed to be the world's most powerful system.

Nuclear power could come from the oceans

Nuclear reactors could soon be fueled with uranium harvested from the ocean, thanks to a new material.

Yellowstone bacteria offer biofuel promise

Bacteria first discovered in Yellowstone's hot springs could help produce ethanol from crops such as switchgrass.

Cray plans massive supercomputer upgrade

Cray has clinched a lucrative deal to upgrade the XT5 supercomputer - aka "Jaguar" - located at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).