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Feb 28, 2018

Experiments support theory of cosmic magnetic field growth

Physics Today

Simulations on the ALCF’s Mira supercomputer contributed to a study on cosmic magnetic growth recently published in Nature Communications. The paper shows that the turbulent dynamo is a viable mechanism for the observed magnetization of galactic structures and offers an experimental...

Feb 9, 2018

ALCF ESP Calls for Data Science and Machine Learning Proposals for Nation’s First Exascale Computer

R&D Magazine

Setting the stage for breakthrough discoveries with the nation’s first exascale system, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s (ALCF) Early Science Program (ESP) is offering an open call for proposals to scientists and researchers seeking to use Argonne’s most advanced HPC system – Aurora...

Jan 19, 2018

Call for Proposals: Aurora Early Science Program for Deep Learning


The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) is seeking proposals for data and learning projects to help prepare for Aurora, the nation’s first...

Jan 18, 2018

ALCF Now Accepting Proposals for Data Science and Machine Learning Projects for Aurora ESP


The ALCF is now accepting proposals for data science and machine learning projects for its Aurora Early Science Program (ESP). The deadline to apply is April 8, 2018.

Jan 15, 2018

Fighting Cancer with Deep Learning at Scale with the CANDLE Project


In this episode of Let’s Talk Exascale, Mike Bernhardt discusses the CANDLE project for cancer research with Rick Stevens from Argonne National Lab. The CANcer Distributed Learning Environment (CANDLE) is an ECP application development project targeting new computational methods for...

Jan 10, 2018

ANL’s Rick Stevens on CANDLE, ARM, Quantum, and More


Late last year HPCwire caught up with Rick Stevens, associate laboratory director for computing, environment and life sciences at Argonne National Laboratory, for an update on the CANDLE (CANcer Distributed Learning Environment) project on which he is a PI. Stevens also offered thoughts...

Dec 19, 2017

As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies


In November 2015, three colleagues representing the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s three major supercomputing facilities struck up a conversation with a science and technology book publisher about a project to prepare a publication focusing on the future of application...

Dec 12, 2017

Geodynamo research breaks through surface of supercomputer analysis

The California Aggie

Working group involves collaborators from universities across the country

Imagine that one day, the electrical grids covering the earth malfunctioned. All technology powered by electricity went out, and it was impossible to access news sources and social media to find out what happened....

Dec 11, 2017

ESnet’s Petascale DTN Project Speeds up Data Transfers between Leading HPC Centers


Over the past two years, ESnet engineers have been working with staff at DOE labs to fine tune the specially configured systems called data transfer nodes (DTNs) that move data in and out of the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...

Dec 7, 2017

Physicists win supercomputing time to study fusion and the cosmos

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

More than 210 million core hours on two of the most powerful supercomputers in the nation have been won by two teams led by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The highly competitive awards from the DOE Office of Science’s INCITE program will...