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Apr 10, 2015

Ask Me Anything with Mike Papka and Susan Coghlan


Reddit

Hi, I am Susan Coghlan, and I am Mike Papka. We work at the Argonne Computing Leadership Facility (ALCF) at Argonne National Laboratory. The ALCF houses one of the world's fastest supercomputers, Mira, and the Department of Energy just awarded us $200 m to build the next generation supercomputer...

Apr 10, 2015

U.S. Department Of Energy Awards $200 Million For Next- Generation Supercomputer At Argonne National Laboratory


Breaking Energy

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 alongside leaders from Argonne National Laboratory and...

Apr 10, 2015

Money for supercomputer coming to Argonne


Chicago Tribune

The U.S. Department of Energy is investing $200 million to bring to Argonne National Laboratory by 2018 a new supercomputer that is...

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 9, 2015

New supercomputer for Argonne National Lab


Chicago Sun Times

Argonne National Laboratory will get a new supercomputer that’s over 17 times faster than its existing one — the result of a $200 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, officials announced Thursday.

The supercomputer, named Aurora, is slated to be...

Apr 9, 2015

Energy Department to spend $200 million on new supercomputer


Washington Post

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.
 

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