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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

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...

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...

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...

Oct 20, 2015

A New Calculation Holds Promise for New Physics


Scientific Computing

A team of theoretical high-energy physicists in the Fermilab Lattice and MILC Collaborations has published a new high-precision calculation that could significantly advance the indirect search for physics beyond the Standard Model (SM). The calculation applies to a particularly rare decay of the...

Oct 7, 2015

Argonne’s Dr. Marius Stan from Breaking Bad on Computational Science in Cinema


insideHPC

In this video from the recent Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing event, Argonne computational scientist Dr. Marius Stan discusses Computational Science in Cinema.

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