Propelling Innovation in Science

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2011 Science Brochure

Propelling innovation in science and engineering is a continuous endeavor.  The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) accelerates major scientific discoveries and engineering breakthroughs for humanity by designing and providing world-leading computing facilities in partnership with the computational science community.

The ALCF Science Brochure features key transformative scientific discoveries enabled by the ALCF's leadership-class resources. Major research milestones in biological sciences, chemistry, earth science, energy technologies, and physics--to name just a few areas--were achieved in 2011. ALCF experts worked closely with researchers from industry and academia as well as federal, state, and municipal agencies to help them solve challenging problems, advance America's scientific leadership, and prepare the nation for a better future.