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Dec 7, 2017

Physicists win supercomputing time to study fusion and the cosmos


Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

More than 210 million core hours on two of the most powerful supercomputers in the nation have been won by two teams led by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The highly competitive awards from the DOE Office of Science’s INCITE program will...

Dec 6, 2017

PPPL physicists win supercomputing time to study fusion and the cosmos


Phys.org

More than 210 million core hours on two of the most powerful supercomputers in the nation have been won by two teams led by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). The highly competitive awards from the DOE Office of Science's INCITE (...

Dec 1, 2017

TAE fusion venture wins supercomputer time


GeekWire

TAE Technologies, the venture formerly known as Tri Alpha Energy, says it’s been admitted into a U.S. Department of Energy supercomputer program that should accelerate its drive to harness nuclear fusion. The Office of Science program — known as Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on...

Nov 21, 2017

Supercomputer Simulates Dynamic Magnetic Fields of Jupiter, Earth, Sun


UC Davis

As the Juno space probe approached Jupiter in June last year, researchers with the Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics’ Dynamo Working Group were starting to run simulations of the giant planet’s magnetic field on one of the world’s fastest computers at Argonne National Laboratory....

Nov 15, 2017

My Summer Learning about HPC from Argonne National Laboratory


USC Viterbi School of Engineering

What PhD student Jonathan Hoy learned from the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing.

Nov 13, 2017

Exhaustive Profile of SC17 Cluster Competition Teams


insideHPC

This article profiles the SC17 student cluster teams. The Chicago Fusion team's sponsors include Argonne National Laboratory, Intel, Calyos, NVIDIA, and the National Science Foundation.

Nov 13, 2017

INCITE Grants of 5.95 Billion Hours Awarded to 55 Computational Research Projects


HPCWire

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 55 projects with high potential for accelerating discovery through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program.

Nov 3, 2017

The inner secrets of planets and stars


Phys.org

UCLA Geophysicist Jonathan Aurnou and his colleagues from the Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics (CIG) are carrying out massive 3-D simulations at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to model and predict the turbulent interior processes that produce magnetic fields on Earth,...

Nov 2, 2017

Video: Argonne’s Theta Supercomputer Architecture


insideHPC

In this video from the 2017 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Scott Parker from Argonne presents: Architectures of the Argonne Cray XC40 KNL System “Theta”.

Oct 27, 2017

An Electronic Forget-Me-Not


Controlled Environments

Inspired by human forgetfulness — how our brains discard unnecessary data to make room for new information — scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory and three universities, conducted a recent study that...

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