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Mar 1, 2017

How Smart is a Supercomputer?


The Good Stuff

In this video from The Good Stuff, the ALCF's Katherine Riley discusses supercomputers and how they are helping to solve challenging scientific problems.

Feb 23, 2017

Exascale Leaders on Next Horizons in Supercomputing


The Next Platform

ALCF Director of Science Katherine Riley View participated in a panel at SC16, where she and other experts discussed challenges to designing new machines, meeting the needs of science applications, and considerations for memory, storage, fabric, and software components. This article is a summary...

Feb 17, 2017

Advanced fusion code led by PPPL selected to participate in Early Science Programs on three new DOE Office of Science pre-exascale supercomputers


Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

U.S. Department of Energy high-performance computer sites have selected a dynamic fusion code, called XGC, for optimization on three powerful new supercomputers. XGC, a code for simulating the behavior of transport barrier particles, was one of only three codes selected to participate in Early...

Feb 7, 2017

Supercomputers for Quantum Computers


DOE Office of Science

Using supercomputers, scientists from the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory predicted possible new qubits built out of strained aluminum nitride. Moreover, the scientists showed that certain newly developed qubits in silicon carbide have unusually long lifetimes.

Feb 7, 2017

Argonne Annouces Early Science Projects for Aurora Supercomputer


insideHPC

The ALCF has selected 10 computational science and engineering research projects for its Aurora Early Science Program starting this month.

Feb 2, 2017

Ready for the Dawn of Aurora


Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jan 31, 2017

Scientists recreate Jupiter's killer atmosphere


Daily Mail
Jan 31, 2017

Registration open for Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing


insideHPC

Computational scientists now have the opportunity to apply for the upcoming Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), scheduled for July 30 to August 11, 2017 near Chicago, IL.

Jan 30, 2017

Four Co-design Centers Support Exascale Project


HPCWire

It’s clear co-design is a vital component among activities required to achieve exascale computing. This article summarizes the leadership and early directions of the four co-design centers so far established in support of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project.

Jan 30, 2017

Early Science Projects for Aurora Supercomputer Announced


HPCWire

The ALCF has selected 10 computational science and engineering research projects for its Aurora Early Science Program starting this month. Aurora, a massively parallel, manycore Intel-Cray supercomputer, will be ALCF’s next leadership-class computing resource and is expected to arrive in 2018....

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