Nicknamed the ‘Milky way-2,’ or Tianhe-2, the supercomputer built at the Chinese National University of Defence Technology is twice as fast the USA’s super machine Titan.
Covering the distance from London to Aberdeen, UK’s engineering students are fighting not to become the nation’s fastest but the most economic driver.
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A house sits undamaged in the aftermath of the Black Forest Fire in Black Forest, Colorado June 13, 2013
A flying sushi service tray, using miniature remote-controlled helicopter rotor blades, at a restaurant in London
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Close-up detail of the 3D printed dress modelled recently by Dita Von Teese in New York
An architect's impression of possible high-rise eco-city dwellings for China
A prime mover in the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, demonstrating in London recently
Artist Agne Kisonaite collected 5,000 lipsticks to make this sculpture, protesting against the waste of the non-recycled tubes
A mini version of Berlin's Brandenburg Airport, built from 100,000 Lego bricks by Legoland Discovery Centre Berlin
Electricians check an electricity pylon situated amid farmland in Chuzhou, China
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When the British and Irish Lions take to the field in Brisbane on Saturday to take on the Quantas Wallabies in the first test of the 2013 Lion's tour they are assured of a perfect playing surface. The surface at SunCorp Stadium has been voted the best in the country by the Australian Professional Footballers Association.
13 June 2013
There is currently a lot of anxiety about chemicals in the environment affecting people's health. But hold on, say some. Is there a correct appreciation of the risks involved, and are some fears of some chemicals overstated, while the dangers from particulate matter in diesel unreasonably ignored?
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Dr Nike Faloyan is chair of the Association of Black Engineers (AFBE-UK) and a chartered engineer with a doctorate in electronic engineering. She is currently a systems integration consultant with Parsons Brinkerhoff (Balfour Beatty).
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Profile: Dame Wendy Hall
Dame Wendy Hall is professor of computer science at the University of Southampton where she is also Dean of the Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences. Until 2008 she was senior vice president of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
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