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Nov 6, 2018

The impact of AI

Scientific Computing World

The ALCF's efforts reflect the impact of artifical intelligence on high-performance computing hardware and application development.

Nov 2, 2018

Preparing for the Arrival of Aurora with CPU-based Interactive Visualization


In preparation for the arrival of Aurora, slated to be the first U.S. exascale supercomputer, Argonne National Laboratory is actively working to make techniques such as in situ and in transit visualization and analysis available to their user community plus the HPC community at...

Oct 30, 2018

Supercomputing the Secrets of Giant Stars


With efficient algorithms and the power of the the ALCF's Mira supercomputer, UC Santa Barbara researcher Lars Bildsten and his colleagues have begun to model the variability in three dimensions across an entire massive star. The team aims to make predictions about these stars that observers can...

Oct 25, 2018

Quantum predictions

ASCR Discovery

With the power of DOE's leadership-class supercomputers and improved algorithms, scientists are carrying out large-scale quantum Monte Carlo simulations to study a broad range of materials to find useful properties.

Oct 19, 2018

Cosmic Fly-Through Movie


SPHEREx team members from Argonne National Laboratory have created an exciting new visualization of the galaxy catalog that SPHEREx will generate (if approved by NASA, that is). Specifically, the Argonne scientists created a fly-through movie demonstrating how SPHEREx will map out the...

Oct 17, 2018

Argonne to advance high performance computing in manufacturing

Argonne and industry partners have been awarded funding for four projects under DOE's HPC4Mfg Program. The projects will work with the ALCF to advance innovation in U.S. manufacturing through simulation and modeling.

Oct 8, 2018

Data Science Program at Argonne Looks to Machine Learning for New Breakthroughs


The four new projects selected for the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP) will utilize machine learning, deep learning, and other artificial intelligence methods to enable data-driven discoveries across scientific disciplines.

Oct 8, 2018

ALCF Selects New Data Science Projects


The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, has selected four new projects to continue its ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP). These projects will utilize machine learning, deep learning, and other artificial intelligence (AI...

Oct 5, 2018

ALCF – The March toward Exascale


In this video from the HPC User Forum in Detroit, David E. Martin presents: ALCF – The March toward Exascale.

Oct 4, 2018

Elusive Origin of Stellar Geysers Revealed by 3-D Simulations

Flatiron Institute

Astrophysicists finally have an explanation for the violent mood swings of some of the biggest, brightest and rarest stars in the universe. 3D simulations carried out at the ALCF by a team of astrophysicists suggest that turbulent motion in the outer layers of a massive star creates dense clumps...