On top of the list is the Fujitsu’s “K” a Japanese built supercomputer beat the Tianhe-1A a Chinese made supercomputer back in june, for the first time since 2004  japan is now on top of the supercomputer race as other countries are investing heavily. Supercomputers are used to predicting earthquakes and other natural calamities, analyzing climate change, exploring outer space and in physical simulations.

The Nikkei, one of the largest newspaper companies reports that the Japanese goverment is planing to develop a supercomputer that will operate on exascale, which is 100 times faster then the K supercomputer. Japan’s Science Ministry is estimating about 1.3 Billion would be the budget.