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DOE Issues ALCC Call for Allocations

Submissions accepted September 1, 2011, through February 14, 2012

September 01, 2011
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Program awards 185 million hours of ALCF supercomputer time

Seven research projects have been awarded 185 million processor hours of computing time at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) initiative—the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC).

August 26, 2011
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Showcasing award-winning scientific visualizations

Computer visualizations of arterial blood flow and the dynamics of early galaxy formation, both created by researchers at the U.S.

August 26, 2011

10 Award-Winning Scientific Simulation Videos

Thanks to increasingly cheap, fast and efficient computing power, scientific simulations are now a crucial tool for researchers who want to ask once impractical scientific questions or generate data that laboratory experiments can't.

August 08, 2011

Recapping Secretary Chu's Visit to Argonne

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu visited Argonne in June to participate in a groundbreaking event for the new Energy Sciences Building.

July 29, 2011

The latest issue of ALCF Newsbytes now available

ALCF publishes quarterly newsletters to keep our audience informed on what is happening within the facility.

July 29, 2011

Argonne-UChicago computational epilepsy research project featured on WTTW

July 22, 2011

Shedding Light on High-Energy Physics

A group of researchers at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have been granted 80 million processor hours at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OCLF) and the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) to better understand the intera

July 20, 2011

Argonne Researcher Receives Early Career Research Award

Jeffrey Greeley, an assistant materials scientist in the Theory and Modeling group at the Center for Nanoscale Materials at Argonne recently received an Early Career Research Award from the Department of Energy (DOE).

July 06, 2011

Blue Gene/Q Prototype Tops the Green500 List of Environmentally Responsible Supercomputers

The Green500 list ranks the top 500 supercomputers in the world by energy efficiency.

June 30, 2011