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New institute to tackle exascale computing

Renowned supercomputing expert Pete Beckman has been named director of a newly created Exascale Technology and Computing Institute (ETCi) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory.

November 19, 2010

Argonne's Intrepid ranks first in tougher Graph500 challenge

Nine supercomputers have been tested, validated and ranked by the new Graph500 challenge, first introduced this week by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories.

November 19, 2010

Why America must win the supercomputing race

Four decades ago, NASA put a man on the moon using a computer system less powerful than the electronics in many modern-day toasters.

November 18, 2010

Magellan wins "Best Use of HPC in the Cloud" award

Magellan testbed at Argonne, Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories top choice of HPCwire readers

November 17, 2010

ALCF @ SC10 - The Count Down Begins!

We're counting down to SC10 in New Orleans. Here's the latest from the ALCF.

November 05, 2010

ALCF @ SC10 - Don't Miss It!

If you're traveling to New Orleans for SC10 this November, be sure to stop by and visit the Argonne booth. Most of the catalysts and a number of other staff you work with at the ALCF will be on hand for the event.

November 05, 2010

President Obama Honors Nation's Top Scientists and Innovators

WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama today named ten eminent researchers as recipients of the National Medal of Science, and three individuals and one team as recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honors bestowed b

October 18, 2010

Simulating the Next Generation of Energy Technologies

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility offers world-class resources for predictive simulation and modeling. But why are these types of resources critical to American industry?

September 24, 2010

ALCF Names First Users of New Next Generation Blue Gene Supercomputer

Sixteen research projects have been named to the Early Science Program (ESP) at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) to assist in the ramp up of Mira, its next generation Blue Gene supercomputer.

August 27, 2010

ALCF Advances to Next Generation Machine

Come 2012, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) will be home to Mira, a 10-petaFLOPS IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer that will give scientists a new tool for scientific discovery.

August 23, 2010