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Nov 19, 2013

IBM Ranked #1 on The Graph500 Supercomputing List

The Business Journals

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) supercomputers have taken the top three spots on the latest...

Nov 19, 2013

Argonne, RIKEN Sign MOU to Support Petascale Computing

Scientific Computing

Leaders in the petascale computing arena in the United States and Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a cooperative relationship in support of projects aimed at expanding the use of petascale computing in the scientific and engineering communities.

The MOU...

Nov 19, 2013

INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects

ENP Newswire - 19 November 2013

Release date- 18112013 - ARGONNE, Ill. - The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science announced 59 projects, promising to accelerate scientific discovery and innovation, that will share nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America's fastest...

Nov 19, 2013

Argonne and RIKEN sign MOU in support of petascale computing

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Argonne National Laboratory and Japan’s RIKEN research institute signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a cooperative relationship in support of projects aimed at expanding the use...

Nov 18, 2013

Watch a supercomputer track trillions of particles in the latest universe simulation

The Verge
Nov 16, 2013

SC13 Research Highlight: Extreme Scale Plasma Turbulence Simulation


From the article: "The goal here is to gain new physics insights on MFE confinement scaling by making effective use of powerful world-class supercomputing systems such as the IBM Blue-Gene-Q “Mira” at the Argonne Leadership Class Facility (ALCF). Associated knowledge gained addresses the key...

Nov 14, 2013

Princeton group working out water’s molecular mysteries

ASCR Discovery

Researchers from Princeton University are probing the microscopic structure of water with an ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) grant of time on Argonne National Laboratory supercomputers.

Nov 12, 2013

This is What a Computer Simulation of the Universe Looks Like (Video)

HuffPost Tech

This video is a 1.1 trillion particle simulation of mass expanding in a universe - nearly four times as large as comparable simulations. The visualization was made using Argonne National Laboratory's Hardware/Hybrid Accelerated Cosmology Code.

Nov 5, 2013

Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist

Advancements to instruments in observatories and satellites can stretch the eye of the observer billions of light-years away to the fringes of the observable universe. Images from sky surveys of galaxies, quasars, and other astronomical objects offer scientists clues about how the distribution...

Nov 1, 2013

The Remarkable Career of a Pioneering Computational Scientist

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Margaret Butler, the first woman named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society, of which she was also an Honorary Lifetime Member, passed away in Illinois on March 8, 2013, at the age of 89. Deeply involved in the mathematics and numerical computations for the design of the Navy's first nuclear...