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Nov 16, 2015

INCITE Grants Awarded to 56 Computational Research Projects


HPCWire

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 56 projects aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging scientific questions. The projects will share 5.8 billion core-hours on America’s two most powerful supercomputers dedicated to...

Nov 12, 2015

Supercomputer leaders come together on new open-source framework


ZDNet

Linux has long ruled supercomputing. In the latest TOP500 supercomputer ranking, 97 percent of the world's fastest supercomputers...

Nov 8, 2015

Video: Chapel – Productive, Multiresolution Parallel Programming


InsideHPC

In this video from the recent Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Brad Chamberlain from Cray presents: ...

Nov 5, 2015

Mira is First Supercomputer to Simulate Large Hadron Collider Experiments


HPCWire

Argonne physicists are using Mira to perform simulations of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments with a leadership-class supercomputer for the first time, shedding light on a path forward for interpreting future LHC data. Researchers at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) helped...

Nov 4, 2015

Tackling the Large Hadron Collider’s Big Data Challenge


Scientific Computing

To help tackle the considerable challenge of interpreting the Large Hadron Collider's massive amount of data, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory are demonstrating the potential of simulating collision events with Mira, a 10-petaflops IBM Blue...

Nov 4, 2015

Hacking the Cosmos


The Daily Galaxy

Argonne physicists are using Mira to perform simulations of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments with a leadership-class supercomputer for the first time, shedding light on a path forward for interpreting future LHC data. Researchers at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) helped...

Oct 30, 2015

Q Continuum computer simulation models birth of universe


Astronomy Now

Researchers are sifting through an avalanche of data produced by one of the largest cosmological simulations ever performed, led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory.

The simulation, run on the Titan supercomputer at DOE’s Oak Ridge...

Oct 29, 2015

HPC Transforms: Three Examples of HPC as an Agent of Change


Scientific Computing

HPC has traditionally advanced research that depends on simulation and modeling by enabling calculations with finer grids, more variables and multiple interacting phenomena. From time to time, HPC transforms the way certain problems are solved or opens up completely new applications of computing...

Oct 27, 2015

Keys to Access: Argonne-INCREASE partnership opens doors to collaboration


Argonne National Laboratory

Scientific solutions to global issues increasingly rely on the powerful facilities, tools and expertise located on national laboratory campuses.

Researchers at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs) may not have the same...

Oct 21, 2015

ASCI Turns 20; David Turek Offers IBM Retrospective


HPCWire

Twenty years ago President Bill Clinton announced that the United States would maintain its U.S. nuclear arsenal without nuclear explosive testing. The challenge, of course, was how to actually carry out such a daunting task. The instruments were the tremendously successful Stockpile Stewardship...

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