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Jun 28, 2017

DOE Awards 24 ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) Projects


The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) program awarded 24 projects a total of 2.1 billion core-hours at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF). The one-year awards are set to begin July 1.

Jun 20, 2017

Chicago Quantum Exchange to create technologically transformative ecosystem

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, the University of Chicago, and Fermilab are launching the Chicago Quantum Exchange to advance broad efforts in the science and engineering of quantum information. Argonne’s experts in algorithms, operating systems, and systems software will play a critical role as well.

Jun 14, 2017

Knights Landing System Development Targets Dark Matter Study

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Jun 12, 2017

Early Benchmarks on Argonne’s New Knights Landing Supercomputer

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Jun 8, 2017

Argonne-Developed Technology For Producing Graphene Wins TechConnect National Innovation Award

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne nanoscientist Anirudha Sumant has been awarded the 2017 TechConnect National Innovation Award for a method that significantly cuts the time and cost needed to grow graphene. Last year, his team at Argonne won this award for a new technology based on graphene-nanodiamond for achieving ...

May 19, 2017

Department of Energy Secretary recognizes Argonne scientists’ work to fight Ebola, cancer

Argonne National Laboratory

Two groups of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory earned special awards from the office of the U.S. Secretary of Energy for addressing the global health challenges of Ebola and cancer. Both teams are harnessing Argonne’s Mira supercomputer, located at...

May 16, 2017

ALCF’s Mira Offers Clues to Particle Acceleration


Researchers from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are using Mira to conduct thorough investigations of plasma physics to discern the fundamental processes that accelerate particles. The answers could provide an understanding of how cosmic rays gain their energy and how similar acceleration...

May 10, 2017

Calculating Collapse

ASCR Discovery

Researchers turn to DOE supercomputers to study the havoc – and promise – of tiny bubbles.

May 6, 2017

X-ray imaging and computer modeling help map electric properties of nanomaterials

Science Daily

Researchers have developed a new approach for studying piezoelectric materials using ultrafast 3-D X-ray imaging and computer modeling. Their integrated approach can help us better understand material behavior and engineer more powerful and energy-efficient technologies.

May 5, 2017

New effort by Argonne helps power utilities and others better plan for the future

Argonne National Laboratory

A new Argonne initiative offers power utilities and other customers access to extremely localized climate models run on supercomputers, as well as the expertise of the climate scientists who run them.