Can you read this number?
It's "one hundred quadrillion ". That's how many calculations China's new supercomputer – the Sunway TaihuLight – can perform in just onesecond!
This accomplishment was rewarded in 2016 with the Gordon Bell Prize, dubbed "the Nobel Prize in Global Computer Science."
In second place,another Chinese computer,the Tianhe-2, which placed first in the previous year.
Until now, Chinese-manufactured supercomputers have placed first for three years in a row. And, in the list of the top 500 most powerful computers in the world, more than one third come from China!