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Dec 8, 2014

Argonne, Convergent and Cummins cooperate to discover the secrets of fuel injectors

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, Ill. – In the swirling, churning fireball at the heart of every internal combustion engine, complexity reigns supreme.

Valves and pistons lunge up and down at thousands of feet per second, pressure spikes to peak levels in an instant and sprays of fuel spread...

Dec 3, 2014

Argonne Researchers Demonstrate Extraordinary Throughput at SC14

Scientific Computing
A team of researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and DataDirect Networks (DDN) moved 65 terabytes of data in under just 100 minutes at a recent supercomputing conference. Typically, two days are needed to move this volume of data between...
Nov 21, 2014

Faster supercomputer coming to Argonne

Suburban Life

Argonne National Laboratory is slated to get a faster supercomputer.

Government officials announced Friday that Argonne, located near Lemont and Woodridge, is one of three national laboratories that will get supercomputers.

The new technology will "put the nation on a fast-track to...

Nov 20, 2014

Six Clicks: The six fastest computers in the world

Yahoo Finance

A four-time winner, Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, once more took home the title as the world's fastest...

Nov 19, 2014

IIT Computer Science Team Wins IEEE Cluster 2014 Best Paper Award

IIT Today

A team from the IIT Department of Computer Science presented a novel approach to address this challenging problem in their paper “Exploring Void Search for Fault Detection on Extreme Scale Systems,” which won the Best Paper Award at IEEE Cluster 2014, a well-known conference in the field of high...

Nov 19, 2014

IDC Announces New Winners of HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

Yahoo! Finance

International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced the eighth round of recipients of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the SC'14 high performance computing (HPC) conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The winners included a team of researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and...

Nov 18, 2014

Scientists awarded 83 million core-hours of supercomputer access

UC Davis

Sometimes time is the best gift of all. Eighty-three million core-hours on one of the world’s fastest supercomputers will be accessible to a group of scientists led by UCLA in collaboration with the Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics, or CIG, based at UC Davis.

Project lead...

Nov 17, 2014

Next wave of U.S. supercomputers could break up race for fastest

Scientific American

National Labs are now collaborating, not competing, to make the fastest supercomputers, which should enable new types of science to model everything from climate change to materials science to nuclear-weapons performance.

Nov 14, 2014

Panel lays out top 10 list of exascale computing hurdles


Building a computer that solves scientific problems a thousand times faster than the best ones available today is harder than just making it bigger.

Nearly every core component will have to change to create a practical exascale computer – one capable of a million trillion, or 1018...

Nov 7, 2014

A Q&A with Paul Messina, ALCF Director of Science

Scientific Computing

Highly motivated to organize the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Paul Messina reflects on what makes the program unique and a can’t-miss opportunity for the next generation of HPC scientists.