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Apr 9, 2015

Last But Not Least: Argonne’s $200 Million Supercomputing Award


HPCWire

A supercomputer named Aurora is on track to become the fastest system in the United States and possibly the world. Just a few hours ago, DOE Undersecretary Franklin “Lynn” Orr, announced that Intel Corp. and Cray Inc. had been selected to supply Argonne National Laboratory with a 180 petaflops...

Apr 9, 2015

Energy Department to give Argonne $200 million for new supercomputer


Crain's Chicago Business

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it will give Argonne National Laboratory $200 million to make the Chicago-area home to a high-performance supercomputer that is five to seven times faster than current top supercomputers.
 

Apr 9, 2015

U.S. DOE Awards $200M for Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory


HPCWire

ARGONNE, Ill., April 9 — Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science and Energy Lynn Orr announced two new High Performance Computing (HPC) awards that continue to advance U.S. leadership in developing exascale computing. The announcement was made...

Apr 9, 2015

Energy Department to Spend $200 Million on New Supercomputer


ABC News

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it will give Argonne National Laboratory $200 million to make the Chicago-area home to a high-performance supercomputer that is five to seven times faster than current top supercomputers.
 

Apr 9, 2015

Intel, Cray Picked for $200 Million Supercomputer Project


Wall Street Journal

Intel Corp. has been selected as the prime contractor to supply what could be the world’s fastest supercomputer, collaborating with Cray Inc. on a $200 million Energy Department project for Argonne National Laboratory that uses some previously undisclosed chip technology.
 

Apr 9, 2015

U.S. Department of Energy Selects Intel to Deliver Nation’s Most Powerful Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory


BusinessWire

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Apr 9, 2015

The nation’s newest supercomputer is coming to Argonne National Laboratory


WBEZ's Tech Shift

The Department of Energy announced that Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Ill. will be home to the nation’s latest state-of-the-art supercomputer. It’s called Aurora. Michael Papka and Susan Coghlan are the people in charge of computing at Argonne, and they give us the details....

Apr 8, 2015

ESnet Weathers the Flood of Big Data in Climate Research


Newswise

ESnet, the Energy Sciences Network, is the Internet connection you wish you had – but it is so much more. It is a high performance network created for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science (SC), to speed discoveries and innovations by connecting scientists at national labs,...

Apr 1, 2015

Scientists use Mira to discover needle in zeolite haystack


International Science Grid This Week

Zeolites — yet another thing you never knew you were so dependent on.

From cat litter, to laundry detergent, to helping engines work more efficiently, zeolites are everywhere. Scientists recently enlisted the Mira supercomputer at the Department...

Mar 31, 2015

Mira sheds light on mysterious nature of high-temperature superconductors


Scientific Computing

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) are using supercomputing resources at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, to shed light on the mysterious nature of high-temperature superconductor

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