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Oct 19, 2018

Cosmic Fly-Through Movie


SPHEREx team members from Argonne National Laboratory have created an exciting new visualization of the galaxy catalog that SPHEREx will generate (if approved by NASA, that is). Specifically, the Argonne scientists created a fly-through movie demonstrating how SPHEREx will map out the...

Oct 8, 2018

ALCF Selects New Data Science Projects


The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, has selected four new projects to continue its ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP). These projects will utilize machine learning, deep learning, and other artificial intelligence (AI...

Oct 8, 2018

Data Science Program at Argonne Looks to Machine Learning for New Breakthroughs


The four new projects selected for the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP) will utilize machine learning, deep learning, and other artificial intelligence methods to enable data-driven discoveries across scientific disciplines.

Oct 5, 2018

ALCF – The March toward Exascale


In this video from the HPC User Forum in Detroit, David E. Martin presents: ALCF – The March toward Exascale.

Oct 4, 2018

Elusive Origin of Stellar Geysers Revealed by 3-D Simulations

Flatiron Institute

Astrophysicists finally have an explanation for the violent mood swings of some of the biggest, brightest and rarest stars in the universe. 3D simulations carried out at the ALCF by a team of astrophysicists suggest that turbulent motion in the outer layers of a massive star creates dense clumps...

Oct 1, 2018

Luminous Blue Variable Star

UC Santa Barbara

Sparkling with an exceptional blue-toned brilliance and exhibiting wild variations in both brightness and spectrum, the luminous blue variable (LBV) is a relatively rare and still somewhat mysterious type of star. Thanks to special, data-intensive supercomputer modeling conducted at Argonne...

Sep 28, 2018

Argonne is Supercomputing Big Data from the Large Hadron Collider


Over at Argonne, Madeleine O’Keefe writes that the Lab is supporting CERN researchers working to interpret Big Data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest particle accelerator. The LHC is expected to output 50 petabytes of data this year alone, the equivalent to nearly 15...

Sep 27, 2018

Towards Exascale Engine Simulations with NEK5000


In this video from the HPC User Forum in Detroit, Muhsin Ameen from Argonne National Laboratory presents: Towards Exascale Engine Simulations with NEK5000.

Sep 27, 2018

Video: Argonne's Rick Stevens on the CANDLE Project for Exascale


In this video, Mike Bernhardt from DOE's Exascale Computing Project discusses the CANDLE project for Exascale with Rick Stevens from Argonne.

Sep 27, 2018

Argonne Team Brings Leadership Computing to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider


A team of collaborators from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory is working with the ALCF on multiple projects to explore ways supercomputers can help meet the growing computing needs of the LHC’s ATLAS experiment.