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Sep 12, 2012

At 100 Gbps, ESnet Puts Network Research on Fast Track


HPCwire
Sep 12, 2012

Where does dark energy come from? New simulation could reveal origins.


Christian Science Monitor

Scientists would love to be able to rewind the universe and watch what happened from the start. Since that's not possible, researchers must create their own mini-universes inside computers and unleash the laws of physics on them, to study their evolution.

Now researchers are planning the...

Sep 11, 2012

Supercomputer to re-create universe from the start


MSNBC

Scientists would love to be able to rewind the universe and watch what happened from the start. Since that's not possible, researchers must create their own mini-universes inside computers and unleash...

Sep 11, 2012

Supercomputer Recreates Universe From Big Bang to Today


SPACE.com
Aug 1, 2012

Argonnites Prep Mira Supercomputer for Petascale Duties


HPCwire

Argonne National Laboratory is home to Mira, currently the third fastest system on TOP500 list. The 48-rack IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer runs on 768,000 cores and cranks out more than 8 Linpack petaflops. While Mira is not fully operational yet, applications are already being optimized to run...

Jul 31, 2012

National Lab Replaces Supercomputer With Newer, Faster Model


Information Week

Argonne National Laboratory is taking applications from scientists that want to use its new Mira supercomputer, recently ranked the third fastest in the world, to solve large, complex problems.

With 768,000 core processors Mira operates at more than 8 petaflops, putting it near the top of...

Jul 16, 2012

U.S. regains supercomputer lead


Computerworld

The U.S. is once again home to the world's most powerful supercomputer, rebounding after it was knocked out of the top spot by China two years ago and...

Jul 11, 2012

Midwest Growing Hub for HPC, Big Data


Datanami

The Midwest has long had a strong foundation providing supercomputing and HPC expertise to support world-class research. The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility near Chicago and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as...

Jun 22, 2012

World's Top Data-Intensive Systems Unveiled


Datanami

This week the top data-intensive systems were called out at the International Supercomputing Conference ISC), which just rounded out another stellar year in Germany.

The list of the top machines for crunching big data problems in scientific and technical computing application areas,...

Jun 21, 2012

Exascale Computing: The View from Argonne


HPCwire

The US Department of Energy (DOE) will be the most likely recipient of the initial crop exascale supercomputers in the country. That would certainly come as no surprise, since  according the latest TOP500 rankings, the top three US machines all live at DOE labs - Sequoia at Lawrence Livermore,...

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