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Oct 16, 2017

Building smarter computers based on biology

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To develop truly ‘smart’ computers, researchers have been looking to biological systems for inspiration. A particular focus is within the way the human brain retains and processes information. An Argonn research team is using ALCF supercomputers to better understand the mechanisms by which our...

Oct 10, 2017

Future HPC Leaders Gather at Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing


For scientists and engineers, the emerging age of exascale computing opens a universe of possibilities to simulate experiments and analyze reams of data — potentially enabling, for example, models of atomic structures that lead to cures for disease. But first, scientists need to learn how to...

Oct 6, 2017

Amazing goal.


Cray, the maker of Argonne's newest production supercomputer Theta, showcases a deep-learning project led by Argonne's Rick Stevens to help move science closer to curing cancer.

Oct 4, 2017

Argonne’s Data Science Program Doubles Down with New Projects


Today Argonne announced that the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP) has awarded computing time to four new projects, bringing the total number of ADSP projects for 2017-2018 to eight. All four of the program’s inaugural projects were also renewed.

Oct 3, 2017

A Vision for Exascale: Simulation, Data and Learning


In a video from the 2017 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Rick Stevens from Argonne presents: A Vision for Exascale – Simulation, Data and Learning.

Sep 26, 2017

Supercomputing Jet Noise for a Quieter World


Researchers at the University of Minnesota are using Argonne supercomputers to to look for new ways to reduce the noise produced by jet engines. Among the loudest sources of human-made noise that exist, jet engines can produce sound in excess of 130 decibels.

Sep 20, 2017

Argonne Supercomputer Aims to Map All the Neurons in the Brain


Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are going to be using the Theta supercomputer to generate a map of all the neural connections in a brain.

Sep 14, 2017

Supercomputing Is Allowing Us to Map Brain Function at the Deepest Levels


A pair of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne Labs want to map all the neurons and connections in the human brain. To make this happen, they're enlisting the help of an advanced supercomputer.

Sep 14, 2017

Scientists Using Intel-Cray ‘Theta’ Supercomputer to Map Brain Function


Researchers are using Argonne’s vast arsenal of innovative technologies to map the intricacies of brain function at the deepest levels, and describing them in greater detail than ever before through advanced data analysis techniques.

Aug 31, 2017

Argonne Steps up to the Exascale Computing Project


The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) is working with a number of National Labs on the development of supercomputers with 50x better performance than today’s systems. In this special guest feature, ECP describes how Argonne is stepping up to the challenge.