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Who will build Europe’s first exascale computer – and with what, and why — The Next Web

For Europe, which is minus the United Kingdom after its Brexit separation, the Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany is that elite exascale pioneer, writes Timothy Prickett Morgan.

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