Day: May 6, 2020

Coronavirus exam cancellations raise questions of what they are for

About now, hundreds of thousands of British teenagers ought to be preparing for public examinations that typically start this month. In its place, they are pondering uncertain educational results. In March, as the coronavirus outbreak unfold, the Uk authorities opted to cancel the very important assessments.

Sixteen-year-olds, for whom GCSEs (or their equal in Scotland) are a ceremony of educational passage, and 18-year-olds, whose A-degree benefits open up the gateway to university or the environment of operate, reacted with a mix of reduction and distress.

I read an A-degree scholar lament to a reporter that it felt like “two yrs

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Atos supercomputers support global coronavirus research in Brazil

Belonging to Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica and SENAI CIMATEC, the significant-functionality computer systems Santos Dumont and Ogbon, both equally developed by Atos, are becoming used on scientific studies for the advancement of medicines and vaccines in opposition to COVID-19


Brazil, 27 April 2020

Atos, a world wide chief in electronic transformation, announces that two of its supercomputers in Brazil are becoming used in exploration for the advancement of vaccines and medication in opposition to the coronavirus. These are Santos Dumont, which belongs to the National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC), and Ogbon, at SENAI CIMATEC. The supercomputers are considered

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GENCI, CEA, CPU and Atos arm European scientists against COVID19 with HPC facilities

Paris, April 28, 2020

Two of the most potent supercomputers in France, Joliot-Curie, operated at the CEA’s supercomputing center (TGCC), and Occigen, operated at CPU’s supercomputing center (CINES), are delivering urgent computing obtain to big computer methods to European investigate groups concerned in the struggle towards COVID-19. The aim is to complete epidemiological research of COVID-19 virus distribute, understand its molecular framework and actions and massively display and take a look at probable future molecules, to speed up the search for an powerful vaccine and help the world wide struggle towards the virus. Equally supercomputers are based mostly on Atos’

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Atos mobilizes technological expertise to fight Covid-19

Paris, 28 April 2020

Atos, a worldwide leader in digital transformation, delivers its technologies leadership, capabilities and innovation resources to the worldwide combat towards Covid-19. By means of a number of immediate and companion-led initiatives throughout the globe, Atos is engaged on multiple fronts, offering options and computing power to aid have the spread of the virus, help the scientific community, accelerate vaccine research and make sure small business continuity for important things to do.

“An powerful reaction to COVID-19 calls for worldwide action and collaboration between public and non-public actors. We are proud to be supporting individuals performing

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