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Jul 23, 2018

Theorists Publish Highest-Precision Prediction of Muon Magnetic Anomaly


Brookhaven National Laboratory

Theoretical physicists at Brookhaven National Laboratory and their collaborators have just released the most precise prediction of how subatomic particles called muons—heavy cousins of electrons—“wobble” off their path in a powerful magnetic field. To tackle the challenge, the physicists used a...

Jul 20, 2018

ALCF's Katherine Riley to Deliver Opening Keynote Address at RMACC HPC Symposium


HPCWire

Katherine Riley, director of science for the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) in Lemont, Ill., will deliver the opening keynote address at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s High Performance Computing Symposium, scheduled for Aug. 7-9, at Wolf Law Building at the...

Jul 18, 2018

Two HEP Projects Selected for Aurora Early Science Program


Argonne High Energy Physics

Argonne has selected projects from High Energy Physics (HEP) researchers Salman Habib and James Proudfoot for the Aurora Early Science Program at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF). The ALCF is the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility slated to become...

Jul 9, 2018

Project to elucidate the structure of atomic nuclei at the femtoscale


MIT News

Researchers in MIT's Laboratory for Nuclear Science’s Center for Theoretical Physics have been awarded funding for one of the projects under the ALCF's Aurora Early Science Program. Associate professor of physics William Detmold, assistant professor of physics Phiala Shanahan, and principal...

Jul 6, 2018

ALCF Workshop Connects Researchers with HPC Experts


HPCWire

With extensive hands-on sessions, dedicated access to ALCF systems, and introductions to the tools, services, and computing resources available to facility users, the annual ALCF Computational Performance Workshop is designed to accelerate researchers’ efforts to test, debug, and optimize their...

Jul 3, 2018

Argonne welcomes The Martian author Andy Weir


Argonne National Laboratory

When best-selling science fiction author Andy Weir stepped on stage at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory this week, it was like he’d walked into a family reunion. During his visit, Weir toured the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), the Center for...

Jul 3, 2018

Aurora Early Science Program Selects Scientific Computing Projects for Exascale


insideHPC

Argonne has selected 10 data science and machine learning projects for its Aurora Early Science Program (ESP). Set to be the nation’s first exascale system upon its expected 2021 arrival, Aurora will be capable of performing a quintillion calculations per second.

Jun 28, 2018

ALCF Selects Data and Learning Projects for Aurora Early Science Program


HPCWire

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, has selected 10 data science and machine learning projects for its Aurora Early Science Program (ESP). Set to be the nation’s first exascale system upon its expected 2021 arrival...

Jun 26, 2018

Neuroscientist leads unprecedented research to map billions of brain cells


UChicago News

Scientists at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory are combining new techniques in microscopy, neurobiology and computing to reveal the brain’s inner mechanisms in unprecedented detail. The researchers are using ALCF computiing resources as part of their effort to chart...

Jun 22, 2018

Argonne scientists receive DOE early career awards


Argonne National Laboratory

ALCF computer scientist Prasanna Balaprakash was among the researchers recognized by the DOE's Early Career Research Program.

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