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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...

Nov 9, 2009

U.S. government explores limits of cloud and virtualization


SearchCloudComputing.com

The United States government invested $32 million in a large project known as Magellan to better understand how cloud computing can benefit the scientific community. The money will be divided between projects at Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) in Illinois and the...

Oct 28, 2009

Feature - In case of emergency, call SPRUCE


International Science Grid

When disaster strikes, simulations could give authorities the information they need to save lives. But simulations are computationally intensive, and during a crisis, there's no time to wait in line for access to computer resources. That's where urgent computing comes in....

Oct 14, 2009

Cloud computing science capability studied


UPI.com

Pete Beckman, who is leading the cloud computing project. "We know the model works well for business applications, and we are working to make it equally effective for science."

Oct 7, 2009

DOE Labs Take Pride in Award-Winning IBM Blue Gene Series


HPCWire

The IBM Blue Gene series of energy-efficient supercomputers, central to breakthrough scientific research around the world, will be singled out by President Barack Obama as a Medal of Technology and Innovation award-winner on Oct. 7 in Washington, D.C.

When IBM...

Sep 25, 2009

Tracking Green IT


Processor

Eighty percent of the power that a device uses is actually consumed during its manufacture,

Aug 31, 2009

Argonne's New Center Really Computes: National Lab Gets Lots More Elbow Room for Scientists


Chicago Sun-Times

In many ways, Argonne National Laboratory's new Theory and Computing Sciences building might remind you of your own office building: a first-floor coffee bar, neat rows of cubicles, conference rooms scattered throughout the floors.

But the gaggle of lightning-...

Aug 31, 2009

Argonne's New Center Really Computes: National Lab Gets Lots More Elbow Room for Scientists


Chicago Sun-TImes

In many ways, Argonne National Laboratory's new Theory and Computing Sciences building might remind you of your own office building: a first-floor coffee bar, neat rows of cubicles, conference rooms scattered throughout the floors.

But the gaggle of lightning-...

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