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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

Over 300 million hours of ALCF supercomputer time awarded

Nine research projects have been awarded over 300 million processor hours of computing time at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) through a new U.S.

July 28, 2010

DOE awards Argonne projects 200 million hours of supercomputer time

Five researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) ArgonneNational Laboratory will lead projects that have been awarded almost 200 million processor-hours of computing time at Argonne’s Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF).

July 28, 2010

Argonne a Two-Time Winner at SciDAC 2010 Electronic Visualization Night

Two Argonne visualizations took prizes at the SciDAC 2010 Electronic Visualization Night on July 14-- “Verification Study of Buoyancy-Driven Turbulent Nuclear Combustion for Three Different Physical Situations” and “Binary Galaxy Cluster Merger, S

July 14, 2010

Two Billion Hours Served

Argonne's supercomputer hits two billion processor-hour milestone

June 18, 2010

Energy Department invites more scientists to participate in its Magellan program

The Energy Department is inviting researchers to apply for a space in its $32 million Magellan cloud computing evaluation program that's exploring the effectiveness of the cloud for a range of scientific computations.

June 17, 2010

Magellan explores scientific clouds -- scientifically

It’s clear that cloud computing is today’s hot computing buzzword. All the cool kids are doing it, and scientists are no exception. But how much do we really know about the intersection between science and cloud?

May 19, 2010

INCITE 2011 Call for Proposals

For the eighth consecutive year, the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program invites proposals for large-scale, computationally intensive research projects to run at America's premier leadership computin

April 15, 2010

ALCF Early Science Program to Award Cycles on Next-Generation IBM Blue Gene

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility is now accepting proposals for time allocations on its next-generation, 10 petaflop IBM Blue Gene system.

February 01, 2010

Supercomputers INCITE New Discoveries

ARGONNE, Ill. (Jan. 26, 2010) – Five researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory will lead projects that have been awarded a total of 80 million hours of computing time on Argonne’s energy-efficient Blue Gene/P.

January 27, 2010