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DOE to Explore Scientific Cloud Computing at Argonne, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories

Cloud computing is gaining traction in the commercial world, but can such an approach also meet the computing and data storage demands of the nation's scientific community? A new program funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the U.S...
October 14, 2009

Argonne, Lawrence Livermore Helped Design Supercomputer Honored by President Obama

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 October 7 in Washington, D.C...
October 07, 2009

President Obama Honors IBM's Blue Gene Supercomputer with National Medal of Technology and Innovation

President Obama recognized IBM (NYSE: IBM) and its Blue Gene family of supercomputers with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the country’s most prestigious award given to leading innovators for technological achievement...
September 18, 2009

Argonne, North Dakota Universities to Form Regional Research Partnership

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, the University of North Dakota (UND) and North Dakota State University (NDSU) announced today that they are developing a regional partnership to explore complementary scientific research efforts...
August 12, 2009

DOE Supercomputing Resources Available for Advancing Scientific Breakthroughs

April 15, 2009

Leading-edge data analytics and visualization enable breakthrough science on Argonne's Blue Gene/P

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 their calculations...
April 10, 2009

Argonne's Modeling and Simulation Expertise to Explore Alternative Sustainable Sources of Energy

Two computational scientists in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory have been awarded a total of 37,500,000 hours of computing time on the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) to investigate safe and cost effective methods for developing nuclear en..
December 18, 2008

Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility Helps Researcher Win Sackler Prize

David Baker, University of Washington (UW) professor of biochemistry and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Research Institute, has been awarded the 2008 Raymond & Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics...
December 18, 2008

Argonne Leadership Computing Facility Makes It Easy to Be 'Green'

From Deep Blue, the computer that defeated Garry Kasparov in a 1997 chess match, to the new Blue Gene® line of high-performance computers created by IBM, a single color has traditionally been associated with advanced computing...
December 12, 2008

Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility Wins the High Performance Computing Challenge

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has been named a winner of the annual High Performance Computing (HPC) Challenge Award at the SuperComputing 08 Conference in Austin, Texas...
November 20, 2008