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Jun 18, 2010

Over two billion hours served


ScienceBlog

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), located at the U.S. Department of Energy

Jun 18, 2010

Over two billion hours served


PhysOrg.com

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), located at the Argonne National Laboratory, has run over two billion processor-hours of computations at a mind-boggling speed of over 557 trillion calculations a second as it enables scientists and engineers to conduct cutting-edge...

Jun 17, 2010

Magellan explores the cloud as a research tool


Federal Computer Week

The Energy Department is inviting researchers to apply for a space in its $32 million Magellan cloud computing evaluation program that's exploring the effectiveness of the cloud for a range of scientific computations.

Energy's National Energy Scientific Research...

Jun 17, 2010

Magellan explores the cloud as a research tool


Government Computing News

The Energy Department is inviting researchers to apply for a space in its $32 million Magellan cloud computing evaluation program that's exploring the effectiveness of the cloud for a range of scientific computations.

Energy's National Energy Scientific Research...

Jun 1, 2010

The Supercomputer Supernova


Discovery News

Computer visualization is an essential tool for scientists to gain an insight to how complex physical, biological and chemical phenomena work. From protein structures to the detonation of supernovae, scientists are finding faster, more precise and more powerful means of simulating...

Feb 12, 2010

U.S., EU, Russia set aside $13.6M for exascale software work


Computerworld

A coalition of countries, including the United States, has agreed to fund projects set up to develop software for the next generation of supercomputers, which are expected to arrive in 2019 and be 1,000 times more powerful than the fastest machines today. Pete Beckman, Paul Messina...

Jan 29, 2010

Supercomputer breakthrough allows astronomers to share universe simulations


SPACE.com

vl3 is a volume rendering toolkit developed at Argonne and the University of Chicago, that leverages graphics hardware to visualize such data sets in real time. New vl3 enhancements allow researchers to stream high-resolution images created on graphics clusters to a remote cluster...

Jan 11, 2010

Two Argonne scientists to receive prestigious nuclear physics prize


SouthtownStar

Steven Pieper and Robert Wiringa, senior scientists at Argonne National Laboratory, have won the 2010 Tom W. Bonner Prize in nuclear physics. The award will be presented by the American Physical Society in Washington, D.C., in February 2010.

Nov 22, 2009

Supercomputing for the Masses


New York Times

With $32 million from the Energy Department, Argonne has set to work on Magellan, a project to explore the creation of a cloud-computing infrastructure that scientists around the globe can use. Mr. Beckman argued that such a system would reduce the need for smaller universities and...

Nov 20, 2009

Cloud Bio-Computing at SC09


GenomeWeb Daily News

Anyone who might have arrived at SC09 in Portland, OR still scoffing at the viability of cloud computing for life sciences research should have had a change of heart - this year's conference, with its emphasis on bio-computing, has much to offer about what many still consider to be...

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