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Aug 21, 2019

Large cosmological simulation to run on Mira


Phys.org

An extremely large cosmological simulation—among the five most extensive ever conducted—is set to run on Mira this fall and exemplifies the scope of problems addressed on the leadership-class supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory.

Aug 21, 2019

Scientists Will Use a Supercomputer to Simulate the Universe


Futurism

The Mira supercomputer, housed at the Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, is about to create an incredibly-complex simulation of the known universe. The new star map, which will rely on new data from satellites and telescopes around the world, is expected to become a crucial...

Aug 14, 2019

Scientists to Tap Exascale Computing to Unlock the Mystery of our Accelerating Universe


HPCWire

As part of the ALCF's Aurora Early Science Program (ESP), Katrin Heitmann of Argonne National Laboratory will be among the first researchers in the world to use an exascale system. She is preparing to use Aurora to advance our understanding of the cosmos.

Aug 13, 2019

AI is the Next Exascale – Rick Stevens on What that Means and Why It’s Important


HPCWire

HPCwire had an opportunity to talk at length with Argonne's Rick Stevens about DOE’s effort to develop a strategy and eventually an implementation plan – an AI for Science Plan, not unlike the Exascale Initiative. It was a wide-ranging conversation touching on: infrastructure needs; constituency...

Aug 13, 2019

Power play


ASCR Discovery

A research team led by Carnegie Mellon University is using ALCF supercomputers to generate atomic-scale simulations in search of the best new solar cell materials.

Aug 13, 2019

Argonne Supercomputer Accelerates Cancer Prediction Research


HPCWire

In the fight against cancer, early prediction, which drastically improves prognoses, is critical. Now, new research by a team from Northwestern University – and accelerated by supercomputing resources at Argonne National Laboratory – has helped to improve a technique that can enable “extremely...

Aug 11, 2019

Machine Learning Helps Create Detailed, Efficient Models of Water


U.S. Department of Energy

Leveraging ALCF computing resources, an Argonne research team developed machine-learning–based water models that correctly predict water’s key features, such as the melting point of ice.

Aug 8, 2019

Method developed to assess heat distribution in nuclear reactors


Control Engineering

A research team from the U.S. Department of Energy, using a supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory, have devised a high-fidelity approach to assess the heat distribution in a nuclear reactor design with fewer or no modeling approximations.

Aug 6, 2019

AI for Science Town Hall Series Kicks off at Argonne


HPCWire

Last week (July 22-23), Argonne National Lab, future home to the Intel-Cray Aurora supercomputer, hosted the first in a series of four AI for Science town hall meetings being convened by Department of Energy laboratories.

Aug 6, 2019

Large Cosmological Simulation to Run on Mira


HPCWire

An extremely large cosmological simulation—among the five most extensive ever conducted—is set to run on Mira this fall and exemplifies the scope of problems addressed on the leadership-class supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory.

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