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Nov 13, 2018

Five Argonne technologies have been named finalists in the 2018 R&D 100 Awards

Argonne National Laboratory

Five Argonne National Laboratory entries to the R&D 100 Awards, long considered the ​“Oscars” of scientific innovation, have been named finalists. Two of the finalists (Darshan and Swift/T) are developing technologies to enhance the use of supercomputers for science.

Nov 12, 2018

INCITE Grants Awarded to 62 Computational Research Projects


The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced 62 projects for 2019 aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging science problems through its...

Nov 9, 2018

DOE to Showcase World-Class Computational Science at SC18


Researchers and staff from 15 National Labs will showcase DOE’s latest computing and networking innovations and accomplishments at SC18 in Dallas next week.

Nov 6, 2018

The impact of AI

Scientific Computing World

The ALCF's efforts reflect the impact of artifical intelligence on high-performance computing hardware and application development.

Nov 2, 2018

Preparing for the Arrival of Aurora with CPU-based Interactive Visualization


In preparation for the arrival of Aurora, slated to be the first U.S. exascale supercomputer, Argonne National Laboratory is actively working to make techniques such as in situ and in transit visualization and analysis available to their user community plus the HPC community at...

Oct 30, 2018

Supercomputing the Secrets of Giant Stars


With efficient algorithms and the power of the the ALCF's Mira supercomputer, UC Santa Barbara researcher Lars Bildsten and his colleagues have begun to model the variability in three dimensions across an entire massive star. The team aims to make predictions about these stars that observers can...

Oct 25, 2018

Quantum predictions

ASCR Discovery

With the power of DOE's leadership-class supercomputers and improved algorithms, scientists are carrying out large-scale quantum Monte Carlo simulations to study a broad range of materials to find useful properties.

Oct 19, 2018

Cosmic Fly-Through Movie


SPHEREx team members from Argonne National Laboratory have created an exciting new visualization of the galaxy catalog that SPHEREx will generate (if approved by NASA, that is). Specifically, the Argonne scientists created a fly-through movie demonstrating how SPHEREx will map out the...

Oct 17, 2018

Argonne to advance high performance computing in manufacturing

Argonne and industry partners have been awarded funding for four projects under DOE's HPC4Mfg Program. The projects will work with the ALCF to advance innovation in U.S. manufacturing through simulation and modeling.

Oct 8, 2018

ALCF Selects New Data Science Projects


The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, has selected four new projects to continue its ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP). These projects will utilize machine learning, deep learning, and other artificial intelligence (AI...