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Jul 6, 2018

ALCF Workshop Connects Researchers with HPC Experts


HPCWire

With extensive hands-on sessions, dedicated access to ALCF systems, and introductions to the tools, services, and computing resources available to facility users, the annual ALCF Computational Performance Workshop is designed to accelerate researchers’ efforts to test, debug, and optimize their...

Jul 3, 2018

Argonne welcomes The Martian author Andy Weir


Argonne National Laboratory

When best-selling science fiction author Andy Weir stepped on stage at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory this week, it was like he’d walked into a family reunion. During his visit, Weir toured the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), the Center for...

Jul 3, 2018

Aurora Early Science Program Selects Scientific Computing Projects for Exascale


insideHPC

Argonne has selected 10 data science and machine learning projects for its Aurora Early Science Program (ESP). Set to be the nation’s first exascale system upon its expected 2021 arrival, Aurora will be capable of performing a quintillion calculations per second.

Jun 28, 2018

ALCF Selects Data and Learning Projects for Aurora Early Science Program


HPCWire

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, has selected 10 data science and machine learning projects for its Aurora Early Science Program (ESP). Set to be the nation’s first exascale system upon its expected 2021 arrival...

Jun 26, 2018

Neuroscientist leads unprecedented research to map billions of brain cells


UChicago News

Scientists at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory are combining new techniques in microscopy, neurobiology and computing to reveal the brain’s inner mechanisms in unprecedented detail. The researchers are using ALCF computiing resources as part of their effort to chart...

Jun 22, 2018

Simulating turbulent bubbly flows in nuclear reactors


DOE Office of Science

Using ALCF supercomputers, researchers are shedding light on boiling phenomena, bubble formation, and turbulent liquid/gas flows in nuclear reactors.

Jun 22, 2018

Argonne scientists receive DOE early career awards


Argonne National Laboratory

ALCF computer scientist Prasanna Balaprakash was among the researchers recognized by the DOE's Early Career Research Program.

Jun 11, 2018

The Supercomputer That Could Map the Human Brain


PBS NOVA Next

Bobby Kasthuri, a neuroscientist at Argonne National Laboratory, is one of many scientists whose research will use a new supercomputer the lab is building, which is scheduled to be deployed by 2021. The computer, called Aurora 21, will run one quintillion operations in parallel—a billion billion...

Jun 8, 2018

Steady as she flows


ASCR Discovery

Aiming to boost aircraft safety, speed and fuel efficiency, engineers turn to Argonne’s Mira supercomputer to study supersonic turbulence.

Jun 7, 2018

The incredible shrinking data


ASCR Discovery

An Argonne National Laboratory computer scientist finds efficiencies for extracting knowledge from a data explosion.

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