The BITS-PILANI QUIZZING FORUM!
Clues: Can suggest questionable medicines for sick female horses. Can even point the way to the centre of the earth.
The Marenostrum supercomputer, the most powerful supercomputer in Spain, housed in the Chapel Torre Girona in Barcelona.
Answered by NIKHIL, Merrin, VRASHABH, and rachit.
BTW, nostrum means questionable medication. And Mare Nostrum was the Roman name for the Mediterranean sea (middle of the land)
- At July 9, 2008 at 11:18 PM Anonymous said...
- At July 10, 2008 at 8:20 AM Merrin said...
'MareNostrum' is the eighth most powerful supercomputer in Europe, (the most powerful supercomputer in Spain), according to the LINPACK benchmark used by TOP500. Hosted in Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). The Center is placed in a former chapel named Torre Girona, at the Technical University of Catalonia. It was presented by IBM and María Jesús San Segundo, the Spanish Minister of Education and Science.
- At July 10, 2008 at 12:20 PM rachit said...
- At July 10, 2008 at 5:56 PM VRASHABH said...
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