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Apr 22, 2019

DOE Supercomputing Boosts Understanding of Heat and Particle Flow in the Edge of a Fusion Device


HPCWire

With help from DOE supercomputers, physicists at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have discovered valuable information about how electrically charged gas known as “plasma” flows at the edge inside doughnut-shaped fusion devices called “tokamaks.”

Apr 16, 2019

Physicists improve understanding of heat and particle flow in the edge of a fusion device


Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

With help from DOE supercomputers, researchers from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have discovered valuable information about how electrically charged gas known as “plasma” flows at the edge inside doughnut-shaped fusion devices called “tokamaks.” The findings mark an encouraging sign for...

Apr 12, 2019

Cancer Research and HPC: Advancing Science to Save Lives


SC19

In an interview from SC18, Argonne's Rick Stevens discusses how he is using supercomputing to advance cancer research.

Apr 11, 2019

Argonne Researchers Use ML to Improve Water Simulation


HPCWire

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory used machine learning to develop a new, computationally inexpensive water model that more accurately represents the thermodynamic properties of water, including how water changes to ice at the molecular scale.

Apr 11, 2019

World’s Fastest Supercomputer Coming to Argonne


Naperville Community Television

The Argonne National Laboratory recently announced plans to build Aurora – what will be the world’s fastest supercomputer. “Part of our mission is to deploy some of the largest supercomputers in the world in the support of open science,” said Michael Papka, division director for the Argonne...

Apr 10, 2019

Argonne’s Aurora System and the Road to Exascale Computing


Next Big Future

“Exascale systems are the fastest computers humans have ever built. Because of that, we will soon attack extremely complex problems not possible before,” said Rick Stevens, associate laboratory director for computing, environment and life sciences at Argonne National Laboratory and professor of...

Apr 10, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Offers Dye‐Sensitized Solar Cells


Oak Tribune

A team of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Cambridge in England developed a new design-to-device approach to recognize capable materials for solar cells. The team used the Theta supercomputer at the Argonne Leadership...

Apr 8, 2019

Aurora exascale AI supercomputer to light a path in the cancer fight


The Next Platform

Novel approaches to cancer diagnosis and treatment, spearheaded by the dedicated team behind the Argonne-led CANcer Distributed Learning Environment (CANDLE) project, seek new and highly targeted ways to fight back against cancer’s devastating impacts. The CANDLE project is building a software...

Apr 2, 2019

Argonne Spotlight: Opportunities Abound for Ascending Women Scientists


HPCWire

Women have always been critical to the core mission of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory. But never before have they occupied as many leadership positions as they do today. From the environmental sciences to supercomputers, they are shaping high-profile and innovative...

Apr 1, 2019

Argonne National Laboratory Works with AT&T on Climate Resiliency Project


WGN Radio

In addition to the recent new last week about the Argonne National Laboratory planning for a new supercomputer in 2021, they also announced they are setting the wheels in motion to help combat climate change. The supercomputer will be able to pinpoint weather data but Argonne researcher Rao...

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