In the News

Mar 22, 2018

Argonne helps to develop all-new lithium-air batteries


As part of the development of a new lithium-air battery, researchers used ALCF computing resources to perform basic science computational studies that revealed how the system operates in air and what factors contribute to its improved cycling stability.

Mar 21, 2018

Chasing Storms through Terabytes of Data

DOE Office of Science

The Toolkit for Extreme Climate Analysis (TECA) was developed to detect and track tropical cyclones and other extreme weather events in terabyte-sized computer simulations. In one study, a research team from Lawrence Berkeley and Argonne National Laboratories used TECA on the ALCF's Mira system...

Mar 9, 2018

HPCWire's People to Watch 2018


Argonne's Rick Stevens is named to HPCwire's annual list of People to Watch.

Mar 8, 2018

Researchers sew atomic lattices seamlessly together

UChicago News

In a study published March 8 in Science, scientists with the University of Chicago and Cornell University revealed a technique to “sew” two patches of crystals seamlessly together at the atomic level to create atomically-thin fabrics. Simulations on the ALCF's Mira supercomputer...

Mar 5, 2018

Paul Messina Receives 2018 CRA Distinguished Service Award


Argonne's Paul Messina has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the CRA Distinguished Service Award for his significant contributions to the advancement of high performance computing and decades of service to the field.

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...