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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 - 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

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

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

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