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Jul 15, 2013

Cultural heritage a small piece of Argonne's workload


Chicago Tribune

With the dedication of Mira, a supercomputer capable of 10 quadrillion calculations per second. Twenty times faster than its predecessor, Mira is the fifth-fastest supercomputer in the world, Argonne officials said. It will yield better simulations and more accurate predictions, officials added...

Jul 8, 2013

Mira Supercomputer Powers Collaborations in Research


The University of Chicago

The supercomputer called Mira at Argonne National Laboratory is something of a time machine.

Mira, the fifth-fastest supercomputer on Earth, can simulate everything from the earliest evolution of the universe to the future effects of climate change. It also can compress time by churning...

Jul 3, 2013

Mira’s Débutante Ball


Computation Institute

Even the world’s fastest supercomputers need some time to prep themselves to join society. After eight months of construction and nearly a year of early research projects testing out its capabilities, the 10-petaflop IBM Blue Gene/Q system finally made its official public bow this Monday in a...

Jul 2, 2013

Mira supercomputer dedicated at Argonne National Laboratory


Scientific Computing World

The dedication of the new Mira supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory was led by US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), who emphasised the importance of high-performance computing to scientific research, industrial innovation and the US’ economic future.

‘Argonne National Laboratory is one...

Jul 2, 2013

Supercomputing needs to deliver 'real-life value,' senator says


Computerworld

Computerworld - At the Argonne National Lab on Monday, a dedication ceremony was held for the Mira supercomputer, where it was duly noted that it is the world's fifth-fastest system. You cannot mention the world's fifth-fastest system without...

Jun 11, 2013

Allinea DDT Resolves an Unsolved Mystery at Argonne National Laboratory


Allinea.com

Allinea DDT helps scientists find an “impossible” bug that showed up at over 16,000 cores at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility.

Computer scientists and...

Jun 3, 2013

Meet ALCF Catalyst Emily Wolters


Argonne National Laboratory

Nuclear Engineer Emily Wolters joined Argonne in 2011. She divides her time between Argonne’s Nuclear Engineering division and the Leadership Computing Facility, where she works as a catalyst.

Jun 3, 2013

Anatole von Lilienfeld Receives 2013 Thomas Kuhn Paradigm Shift Award


Materials Views

Dr. O. Anatole von Lilienfeld of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility has been awarded the 2013 Thomas Kuhn Paradigm Shift prize of the “Computers in Chemistry” division of the ACS at the recent Spring National Meeting in New Orleans.

In his talk, entitled “Quantum Machine:...

May 1, 2013

Computing Pioneer Honored at Big Red II Dedication


International Science Grid This Week

Computing pioneer and renowned computer scientist Paul Messina received high honors, as Indiana University president Michael McRobbie presented him with the distinguished Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion. “Paul Messina, Indiana University salutes you. Throughout your distinguished career, your...

Apr 30, 2013

Anatole von Lilienfeld Receives Thomas Kuhn Paradigm Shift Award


OpenEye

OpenEye Scientific Software presented the Thomas Kuhn Paradigm Shift award to Dr. O. Anatole von Lilienfeld of Argonne National Laboratories at the 245th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans for his talk entitled: “Quantum Machine: Supervised Learning of Schrodinger’s equation in chemical...

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