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Oct 17, 2019

How supercomputers could help crack the code for advanced nuclear reactors

Energy News Network

Argonne nuclear engineers are using ALCF supercomputers to test possible advanced reactor designs.

Oct 17, 2019

Argonne Training Program Prepares Researchers for Scientific Computing in the Exascale Era


With its seventh year now in the books, the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) has hosted nearly 500 participants since its inception.

Oct 11, 2019

Artificial intelligence helps open new window on complex urban issues

Argonne National Laboratory

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory are leveraging machine learning to gain insights into the complex systems and processes that cities comprise.

Oct 9, 2019

Argonne receives more than $1 million for quantum information science

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory has received $1.19 million in funding for five quantum information science projects in the areas of high-energy physics and fusion energy science.

Oct 4, 2019

Roadmap to the stars: Accelerating innovation in multi-messenger astrophysics

National Center for Supercomputing Applications

In a new Expert Recommendation appearing in Nature Reviews Physics, representatives from multiple communities, including big data analytics, artificial intelligence, high performance computing, physics, and astronomy, come together to discuss a community roadmap for integrating innovations from...

Oct 1, 2019

Argonne National Lab harnessing high-performance coding in nuclear research

Power Engineering

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are working on ways of designing new types of nuclear reactors. These next-generation experiments are vastly time-consuming, costly and offer countless challenges. For those reasons and more, scientists are harnessing the power of high-performance...

Sep 30, 2019

A Supercomputer’s Final Mission Will Help Us Understand the Universe


Argonne's Mira system is retiring to make room for the fastest supercomputer in the country — but first, it’s finishing its biggest project yet

Sep 19, 2019

U.S. Energy Department is First Customer for World’s Biggest Chip

IEEE Spectrum

Argonne National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will be among the first organizations to install AI computers made from the largest silicon chip ever built.

Sep 19, 2019

DOE awards Argonne $4.15 million for research in quantum computing and networking

Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory was recently awarded a total of $4.15 million for research in quantum computing and networking as part of the 2019 Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Quantum Computing and Quantum Network Awards. The awards will fund...

Sep 18, 2019

Why These Two Innovations In Artificial Intelligence Are So Important: Eye on A.I.


Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy science and engineering research center, published a paper about using A.I. techniques to create more capable neural networks—software that learns—that work with cancer data that’s not represented in images or text.