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Sep 13, 2019

How ants, bees, and fruit flies can be the next big buzz in artificial intelligence

Tech Xplore

With help from the ALCF's Theta supercomputer, an Argonne research team designed and simulated a new neuromorphic chip inspired by the tiny brain structure of bees, fruit flies, and ants.

Sep 11, 2019

AI to help drive engine efficiencies on the road

Tech Xplore

Using the ALCF's Theta supercomputer, researchers at Argonne are developing the deep learning framework MaLTESE (Machine Learning Tool for Engine Simulations and Experiments) to meet ever-increasing demands to deliver better engine performance, fuel economy, and reduced emissions.

Sep 11, 2019

DOE Funds Argonne for better materials and chemistry through data science


The DOE Office of Science (Basic Energy Sciences) has announced that its Argonne National Laboratory will be receiving funding for two new projects that will use data science to accelerate discovery in chemistry and material sciences.

Sep 5, 2019

Argonne Summer Program Students Tackle Research Projects at Forefront of High-Performance Computing


For many students, the summer break means a chance to sleep in, enjoy the sun, and spend a few days at the beach. For the 29 students who spent their summers at the ALCF, break meant a chance to embark on scientific endeavors, gaining valuable experience at a world-class research center.

Aug 26, 2019

Three Experts Share Their Insights on Exascale Computing

Built In

The world's fastest supercomputers will soon be left in the dust by so-called "exascale" machines. Built In talked with three authorities from DOE, including Argonne's Bobby Kasthuri, about the futuristic, and future-impacting, technology.

Aug 22, 2019

Running multi-site, heterogeneous, compute that our users manage: Queue Managers evolution and lessons

MolSSI QC Archive

In a blog post from the Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI), researchers discuss software to handle distributing and managing compute resources. To test their capabilities, the team used the Balsam service on the ALCF's Theta system.

Aug 21, 2019

Large cosmological simulation to run on Mira

An extremely large cosmological simulation—among the five most extensive ever conducted—is set to run on Mira this fall and exemplifies the scope of problems addressed on the leadership-class supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory.

Aug 21, 2019

Scientists Will Use a Supercomputer to Simulate the Universe


The Mira supercomputer, housed at the Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, is about to create an incredibly-complex simulation of the known universe. The new star map, which will rely on new data from satellites and telescopes around the world, is expected to become a crucial...

Aug 14, 2019

Scientists to Tap Exascale Computing to Unlock the Mystery of our Accelerating Universe


As part of the ALCF's Aurora Early Science Program (ESP), Katrin Heitmann of Argonne National Laboratory will be among the first researchers in the world to use an exascale system. She is preparing to use Aurora to advance our understanding of the cosmos.

Aug 13, 2019

Argonne Supercomputer Accelerates Cancer Prediction Research


In the fight against cancer, early prediction, which drastically improves prognoses, is critical. Now, new research by a team from Northwestern University – and accelerated by supercomputing resources at Argonne National Laboratory – has helped to improve a technique that can enable “extremely...