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Apr 14, 2015

Enabling the Next Generation of High-Performance Computing

Intel Chip Chat

Paul Messina, the Director of Science at Argonne Leadership Computing Facility at Argonne National Laboratory stops by to talk about the leading edge scientific research taking place at the Argonne National Laboratory. He announces how the Aurora system, in partnership with Intel and Cray, will...

Apr 12, 2015

Intel to build $200 million Supercomputer for US Department of Energy


Santa Clara, California headquartered Intel Inc. has been awarded a contract by US Department of Energy to produce two Supercomputers. The Supercomputers would be based at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.

Apr 10, 2015

Ask Me Anything with Mike Papka and Susan Coghlan


Hi, I am Susan Coghlan, and I am Mike Papka. We work at the Argonne Computing Leadership Facility (ALCF) at Argonne National Laboratory. The ALCF houses one of the world's fastest supercomputers, Mira, and the Department of Energy just awarded us $200 m to build the next generation supercomputer...

Apr 10, 2015

U.S. Department Of Energy Awards $200 Million For Next- Generation Supercomputer At Argonne National Laboratory

Breaking Energy

Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science and Energy Lynn Orr announced two new High Performance Computing (HPC) awards that continue to advance U.S. leadership in developing exascale computing.  The announcement was made alongside leaders from Argonne National Laboratory and...

Apr 10, 2015

Money for supercomputer coming to Argonne

Chicago Tribune

The U.S. Department of Energy is investing $200 million to bring to Argonne National Laboratory by 2018 a new supercomputer that is...

Apr 9, 2015

Intel, Cray Picked for $200 Million Supercomputer Project

Wall Street Journal

Intel Corp. has been selected as the prime contractor to supply what could be the world’s fastest supercomputer, collaborating with Cray Inc. on a $200 million Energy Department project for Argonne National Laboratory that uses some previously undisclosed chip technology.

Apr 9, 2015

U.S. Department of Energy Selects Intel to Deliver Nation’s Most Powerful Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory


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Apr 9, 2015

The nation’s newest supercomputer is coming to Argonne National Laboratory

WBEZ's Tech Shift

The Department of Energy announced that Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Ill. will be home to the nation’s latest state-of-the-art supercomputer. It’s called Aurora. Michael Papka and Susan Coghlan are the people in charge of computing at Argonne, and they give us the details....

Apr 9, 2015

New supercomputer for Argonne National Lab

Chicago Sun Times

Argonne National Laboratory will get a new supercomputer that’s over 17 times faster than its existing one — the result of a $200 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, officials announced Thursday.

The supercomputer, named Aurora, is slated to be...

Apr 9, 2015

Energy Department to spend $200 million on new supercomputer

Washington Post

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it will give Argonne National Laboratory $200 million to make the Chicago-area home to a high-performance supercomputer that is five to seven times faster than current top supercomputers.