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China’s computing prowess in hunt for ‘space-time ripples’

When a gravitational wave – sometimes poetically referred to as a “space-time ripple” – reaches Earth, every second counts. Data-processing speed when detecting and analyzing a gravitational wave determines how much astronomers can learn from the waves of space-time that twirl across the universe at the speed of light. In 2015, the Massachusetts Institute of […]