Cosmic Ray Showers Crash Supercomputers. Here’s What to Do About It

Cosmic Ray Showers Crash Supercomputers. Here’s What to Do About It

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The Cray-1 supercomputer, the world’s fastest back in the 1970s, does not look like a supercomputer. It looks like a mod version of that carnival ride The Round Up, the one where you stand, strapped in, as it dizzies you up. It’s surrounded by a padded bench that conceals its power supplies, like a cake…