The fastest computer in the world is being built 25 miles outside Chicago. Its name is Aurora.

Once it’s turned on in 2021, Aurora will be able to perform more than 1 quintillion operations per second. (That’s a 10 with 18 zeros behind it.)

The fastest computer in the world is being built 25 miles outside Chicago. Its name is Aurora.

Argonne National Lab is building the fastest computer in the world. When it's done, it could help scientists learn what’s really happening in the stars or figure out how to improve the power grid.


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