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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


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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-...

Aug 12, 2009

Combustion Simulation: Digital Fireworks


Science Daily

Researchers from ETH Zurich have simulated autoignition in a turbulent flow using a supercomputer with up to 65,000 processors in one of the largest reactive flow simulations to date. The results could help to develop better models and reduce the high cost of real experiments....

Apr 14, 2009

ALCF Working to Get More Science Per Watt


HPCwire

Cooling a supercomputer consumes more electricity than is required to run the machine, even machines as powerful as the IBM Blue Gene/P--called Intrepid--at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory. Though Intrepid is one of the fastest and most energy-...

Apr 13, 2009

Blue Gene/P's New GPU Turns It into a Visual Powerhouse


R&D magazine

Nicknamed Eureka, an installation of NVIDIA Quadro Plex S4 external GPUs at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) allows researchers to better understand the data they produce with Intrepid at the ALCF. The powerful installation provides more than 111 teraflops and more...

Apr 12, 2009

Visualizing and Exploring Findings as Highly Accurate Simulations


AZoNano.com

Using software developed both at Argonne National Laboratory and externally, computer scientists have visualized data with Eureka, one of the world's largest graphics processing units for U.S. Department of Energy INCITE projects.

Apr 10, 2009

Leading-Edge Data Analytics and Visualization Enable Breakthrough Science on the ALCF's Blue Gene/P


Information Engineer

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility's Eureka delivers a quantum leap in visual compute density, enabling breakthrough levels of productivity and capability in visualization and data analysis.

Apr 10, 2009

Leading-Edge Data Analytics and Visualization Enable Breakthrough Science on the ALCF's Blue Gene/P


Yahoo News/PRWeb

Most science research programs that run on high-performance computers like the IBM Blue Gene/P Intrepid at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) generate enormous quantities of data that represent the results of the calculations. But scientists can also use the ALCF to...

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