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Finding the Right Tools for Energy Research

The explosion of nanoscale research driven by computational chemistry is changing how materials are modeled, validated and synthesized.

April 21, 2011

2012 INCITE Call for Proposals

On April 13, the U.S.

April 13, 2011

Supercomputer studies may help scientists treat blood diseases

Zoom down to one artery in your body, and the commotion is constant: blood cells hurtle down the passage with hundreds of their kin, bumping against other cells and the walls as they go.

April 13, 2011

Argonne Talks Exascale - and Mira

Related Materials: Exascale Report.pdf

March 24, 2011

DOE Research Group Makes Case for Exascale

Exascale computing promises incredible science breakthroughs, but it won't come easily, and it won't come free.

February 21, 2011

Leap to the extreme scale could break science boundaries

Over the next decade, scientists will command the abilities of computers operating at exaflops speeds - 1,000 times faster than today's best machines, or greater than one billion laptops working together.

February 14, 2011

Argonne National Laboratory Selects IBM Supercomputer to Advance Research

IBM today announced that the U.S.

February 08, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS IWOMP 2011 - 7th International Workshop on OpenMP

The 2011 International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP), hosted by the Computational Institute, Argonne National Laboratory, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, will be held June 13-15, 2011 in Chicago, IL.

January 21, 2011

Better Benchmarking for Supercomputers

Imagine a world in which a car's performance is judged solely by the time it takes to go from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour, ignoring fuel efficiency and other metrics. This, in essence, is the state of supercomputing today, says a group of U.S.

January 03, 2011

NIST to use world's most powerful computers to improve concrete

When you spot laborers pouring concrete for a new building or bridge, it may not occur to you that they are working with a substance so complex that it requires the world's most powerful computers to understand its behavior.

December 09, 2010