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ALCF Virtual Tour

Ready to tour the facility that houses the powerful Blue Gene/P Intrepid supercomputer? Click here for a preview.

November 10, 2008

Argonne's Intrepid Weathermen

BY GUY TRIDGELL Staff writeR

Our best defense against tornados, floods, hurricanes and other meteorological chaos might be found inside the rusting steel exterior of Building 369 at Argonne National Laboratory.

October 29, 2008

Approaching EXASCALE--A SciDAC Review interview with Dr. Robert Rosner, director of Argonne National Laboratory

A SciDAC Review interview with Robert Rosner, director of Argonne National Laboratory, discusses exascale computing, partnerships with industry, energy efficiency in HPC, and getting people excited about science.

October 17, 2008

Collaborative Supercomputing--DOE partners with NOAA, Work to be Performed at the ALCF

September 11, 2008

Brochure Highlights Scientific Discovery with the World's Fastest Open Science Computer

July 21, 2008

Installation of Leading-Edge Data Analytics, Visualization

July 17, 2008

New TCS Building to Foster Cutting-Edge Research

In the near future, Argonne scientists will have access to a world-class research center that supports large-scale computation and a venue conducive to interdisciplinary meetings.

June 30, 2008

ALCF's Blue Gene/L Retired

The IBM BG/L system housed at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) will be retired in July 2008. The system--with 1,024 dual-core nodes (2,048 processors) and 500 gigabytes of memory--has a peak performance of 5.7 teraflops.

June 18, 2008

Argonne Lab's New Supercomputer

Argonne National Laboratory Director Robert Rosner addresses an audience gathered at the April 21 dedication of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility. Hear Dr. Rosner's on-air comments with Chicago public radio station WBEZ.

April 21, 2008

CTWatch Quarterly edition on Urgent Computing

Pete Beckman is the guest editor for the latest issue of the CTWatch Quarterly-Urgent Computing: Exploring Supercomputing's New Role.

April 10, 2008

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