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Apr 26, 2019

Exascale Computing to Unlock the Mysteries of the Human Brain


Technology Networks

Dr. Nicola Ferrier, a senior computer scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, is partnering with researchers from the University of Chicago, Harvard University, Princeton University, and Google to use exascale computing power to unlock the mysteries of the human brain. Supported by the Argonne...

Apr 25, 2019

ALCF Data Science Program Seeks Proposals for Data and Learning Projects


HPCWire

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, is now accepting proposals for the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP) through July 1, 2019. The ADSP open call provides an opportunity for researchers to submit proposals for...

Apr 25, 2019

Forged in a Firestorm


DEIXIS Online

A research team from Lawrence Livermore National Laborary is using ALCF computing resources to investigate crystal plasticity at the atomistic level.

Apr 24, 2019

A Breakthrough in the Study of Laser/Plasma Interactions


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

With help from ALCF computing resources, researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and CEA Saclay have developed a new 3D particle-in-cell (PIC) simulation tool that is enabling cutting-edge simulations of laser/plasma coupling mechanisms that were previously out of reach of...

Apr 22, 2019

DOE Supercomputing Boosts Understanding of Heat and Particle Flow in the Edge of a Fusion Device


HPCWire

With help from DOE supercomputers, physicists at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have discovered valuable information about how electrically charged gas known as “plasma” flows at the edge inside doughnut-shaped fusion devices called “tokamaks.”

Apr 16, 2019

Physicists improve understanding of heat and particle flow in the edge of a fusion device


Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

With help from DOE supercomputers, researchers from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have discovered valuable information about how electrically charged gas known as “plasma” flows at the edge inside doughnut-shaped fusion devices called “tokamaks.” The findings mark an encouraging sign for...

Apr 12, 2019

Cancer Research and HPC: Advancing Science to Save Lives


SC19

In an interview from SC18, Argonne's Rick Stevens discusses how he is using supercomputing to advance cancer research.

Apr 11, 2019

World’s Fastest Supercomputer Coming to Argonne


Naperville Community Television

The Argonne National Laboratory recently announced plans to build Aurora – what will be the world’s fastest supercomputer. “Part of our mission is to deploy some of the largest supercomputers in the world in the support of open science,” said Michael Papka, division director for the Argonne...

Apr 11, 2019

Argonne Researchers Use ML to Improve Water Simulation


HPCWire

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory used machine learning to develop a new, computationally inexpensive water model that more accurately represents the thermodynamic properties of water, including how water changes to ice at the molecular scale.

Apr 10, 2019

Argonne’s Aurora System and the Road to Exascale Computing


Next Big Future

“Exascale systems are the fastest computers humans have ever built. Because of that, we will soon attack extremely complex problems not possible before,” said Rick Stevens, associate laboratory director for computing, environment and life sciences at Argonne National Laboratory and professor of...

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