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Jul 17, 2017

Supercomputing RNA Structure at Argonne


Researchers at the National Cancer Institute are using Argonne supercomputers to advance disease studies by enhancing our understanding of RNA, biological polymers that are fundamentally involved in health and disease.

Jul 17, 2017

Argonne division director to companies: 'We are open for business'

Chicago Tribune

With supercomputers and one of the brightest X-ray sources in the Western Hemisphere, Argonne National Laboratory has research and development tools that aren't available at the typical company. That equipment — plus the brainpower of about 1,600 scientists and engineers — is part of what drives...

Jul 14, 2017

Intel’s new chip puts a teraflop in your desktop

Popular Science

Supercomputing technologies have filtered down into the consumer space. "If you can build a petaflop system for many millions of dollars, that means you can build 10 teraflop systems that companies or smaller organizations can afford to buy, or one teraflop systems that individual consumers can...

Jul 10, 2017

Video: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe with Supercomputers


In this video from PASC17, Argonne scientist and ALCF user Katrin Heitmann presents: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe with Supercomputers.

Jul 5, 2017

Argonne's Theta supercomputer goes online


Theta, a new production supercomputer located at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonnne National Laboratory is officially open to the research community. The new machine’s massively parallel, many-core architecture continues Argonne’s leadership computing program towards its future Aurora...

Jun 28, 2017

DOE Awards 24 ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) Projects


The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) program awarded 24 projects a total of 2.1 billion core-hours at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF). The one-year awards are set to begin July 1.

Jun 20, 2017

Chicago Quantum Exchange to create technologically transformative ecosystem

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, the University of Chicago, and Fermilab are launching the Chicago Quantum Exchange to advance broad efforts in the science and engineering of quantum information. Argonne’s experts in algorithms, operating systems, and systems software will play a critical role as well.

Jun 14, 2017

Knights Landing System Development Targets Dark Matter Study

The Next Platform
Jun 12, 2017

Early Benchmarks on Argonne’s New Knights Landing Supercomputer

The Next Platform
Jun 8, 2017

Argonne-Developed Technology For Producing Graphene Wins TechConnect National Innovation Award

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne nanoscientist Anirudha Sumant has been awarded the 2017 TechConnect National Innovation Award for a method that significantly cuts the time and cost needed to grow graphene. Last year, his team at Argonne won this award for a new technology based on graphene-nanodiamond for achieving ...