3D structure of adenine riboswitch RNA

Tackling disease in three dimensions

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute are using ALCF supercomputers to advance disease studies by enhancing our understanding of RNA.


Argonne's Theta supercomputer goes online

Theta’s massively parallel, many-core architecture puts the ALCF on the path to Aurora, the facility’s future Intel-Cray system.

Baryonic density and dark matter content in a cluster of galaxies

ALCC program awards ALCF computing time to 24 projects

Several of the 2017-2018 ALCC projects will be the first to run on the ALCF’s new 9.65 petaflops Intel-Cray supercomputer, Theta, when it opens to the full user community July 1.

2017 ALCF Computational Performance Workshop

ALCF workshop prepares researchers for Theta, Mira

More than 60 researchers attended the 2017 ALCF Computational Performance Workshop to work directly with staff and invited experts to test, debug, and optimize applications on the facility's supercomputers.

Visualization of particle acceleration in magnetic reconnection

Fields and flows fire up cosmic accelerators

Researchers from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are using Mira to conduct thorough investigations of plasma physics to discern the fundamental processes that accelerate particles.



Getting Started on ALCF Resources

New to ALCF? Need a refresher? Sign up for a Getting Started videoconference! Sessions will be offered throughout the summer for Theta and Mira. For more information, visit our Getting Started page.

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How Smart is a Supercomputer?
ALCF Director of Science Katherine Riley discusses the value of supercomputing in a recent episode of the YouTube science series, The Good Stuff.

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