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Nov 21, 2017

Supercomputer Simulates Dynamic Magnetic Fields of Jupiter, Earth, Sun

UC Davis

As the Juno space probe approached Jupiter in June last year, researchers with the Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics’ Dynamo Working Group were starting to run simulations of the giant planet’s magnetic field on one of the world’s fastest computers at Argonne National Laboratory....

Nov 15, 2017

My Summer Learning about HPC from Argonne National Laboratory

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

What PhD student Jonathan Hoy learned from the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing.

Nov 13, 2017

INCITE Grants of 5.95 Billion Hours Awarded to 55 Computational Research Projects


The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 55 projects with high potential for accelerating discovery through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program.

Nov 13, 2017

Exhaustive Profile of SC17 Cluster Competition Teams


This article profiles the SC17 student cluster teams. The Chicago Fusion team's sponsors include Argonne National Laboratory, Intel, Calyos, NVIDIA, and the National Science Foundation.

Nov 3, 2017

The inner secrets of planets and stars

UCLA Geophysicist Jonathan Aurnou and his colleagues from the Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics (CIG) are carrying out massive 3-D simulations at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to model and predict the turbulent interior processes that produce magnetic fields on Earth,...

Nov 2, 2017

Video: Argonne’s Theta Supercomputer Architecture


In this video from the 2017 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Scott Parker from Argonne presents: Architectures of the Argonne Cray XC40 KNL System “Theta”.

Oct 27, 2017

An Electronic Forget-Me-Not

Controlled Environments

Inspired by human forgetfulness — how our brains discard unnecessary data to make room for new information — scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory and three universities, conducted a recent study that...

Oct 24, 2017

ALCF Summer Students Gain Real-World Experience


Every summer, the ALCF opens its doors to a new class of student researchers who work alongside staff mentors to tackle research projects that address issues at the forefront of scientific computing.

Oct 16, 2017

Building smarter computers based on biology

Digital Journal

To develop truly ‘smart’ computers, researchers have been looking to biological systems for inspiration. A particular focus is within the way the human brain retains and processes information. An Argonn research team is using ALCF supercomputers to better understand the mechanisms by which our...

Oct 10, 2017

Future HPC Leaders Gather at Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing


For scientists and engineers, the emerging age of exascale computing opens a universe of possibilities to simulate experiments and analyze reams of data — potentially enabling, for example, models of atomic structures that lead to cures for disease. But first, scientists need to learn how to...