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Oct 3, 2017

A Vision for Exascale: Simulation, Data and Learning


In a video from the 2017 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Rick Stevens from Argonne presents: A Vision for Exascale – Simulation, Data and Learning.

Sep 26, 2017

Supercomputing Jet Noise for a Quieter World


Researchers at the University of Minnesota are using Argonne supercomputers to to look for new ways to reduce the noise produced by jet engines. Among the loudest sources of human-made noise that exist, jet engines can produce sound in excess of 130 decibels.

Sep 20, 2017

Argonne Supercomputer Aims to Map All the Neurons in the Brain


Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are going to be using the Theta supercomputer to generate a map of all the neural connections in a brain.

Sep 14, 2017

Supercomputing Is Allowing Us to Map Brain Function at the Deepest Levels


A pair of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne Labs want to map all the neurons and connections in the human brain. To make this happen, they're enlisting the help of an advanced supercomputer.

Sep 14, 2017

Scientists Using Intel-Cray ‘Theta’ Supercomputer to Map Brain Function


Researchers are using Argonne’s vast arsenal of innovative technologies to map the intricacies of brain function at the deepest levels, and describing them in greater detail than ever before through advanced data analysis techniques.

Aug 31, 2017

Argonne Steps up to the Exascale Computing Project


The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) is working with a number of National Labs on the development of supercomputers with 50x better performance than today’s systems. In this special guest feature, ECP describes how Argonne is stepping up to the challenge.

Aug 30, 2017

A new cosmic ‘lab’

National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Researchers linked together the Blue Waters supercomputer at the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the Mira supercomputer at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), then transferred 1.8 PB of data 1,200 miles to a DDN Storage-provided...

Aug 29, 2017

US researchers link supercomputers to power cosmic simulation

Scientific Computing World

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory have increased their capacity for cosmological simulation by opening up a link to another research centre - the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UI). This new approach links...

Aug 22, 2017

Extreme CFD: Fluid Dynamics Projects at ALCF

R&D Magazine

University of Colorado's Ken Jansen used ALCF's new Theta supercomputer to hone in on the physics behind turbulent flows over aircraft control surfaces-- and to explore the potential to someday run flight-scale fluid dynamics simulations.

Aug 22, 2017

Engineer looks to owl wings for bio-inspired ideas for quieter aircraft, wind turbines

Iowa State University

Iowa State University researchers are using Mira to understand the physical mechanisms behind the silent flight of owls to develop bio-inspired ideas for quieter aircraft...