Canada’s Fastest Supercomputer Joins Ebola Fight

November 5, 2014

Canadian researchers have turned the country's fastest supercomputer into an Ebola-fighting machine. There are no approved vaccines for Ebola yet, but Chematria Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Fractal Art Combines Math and Computing

May 12, 2014

You don't need to be a mathematician to appreciate the beauty and elegance of fractal geometries, those infinitely complex patterns that are self-similar across Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

US-UK Supercomputing Centers Join Forces

September 3, 2013

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the US and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) in the United Kingdom are combining efforts to help industry stakeholders in both countries leverage supercomputing to accelerate innovation and boost economic competitiveness. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Vulcan’s New Planet of Industrial Exploration

June 26, 2013

The eighth-ranked Blue Gene/Q Vulcan system at Lawrence Livermore National Lab has opened its doors for business--at least to companies reliant on advanced modeling and simulation. The 5-petaflop super has already been used in a number of incubator projects but now that they are extending the focus of.... Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

DOE Supercomputer Peers Into the Soul of the Universe

September 25, 2012

Argonne's 10-petaflop Blue Gene/Q will be used to gain a better understanding of dark matter. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

Argonnites Prep Mira Supercomputer for Petascale Duties

August 1, 2012

DOE lab is taking applications from researchers who want time on 8-petaflop super. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

IBM Specs Out Blue Gene/Q Chip

August 22, 2011

At the Hot Chips conference in Santa Clara last week, IBM lifted the curtain on its Blue Gene/Q SoC, which will soon power some of the highest performing supercomputers in the world. Next year, two DOE labs are slated to boot up the most powerful Blue Gene systems ever deployed: the 10-petaflop "Mira" system at Argonne National Lab, and the 20-petaflop "Sequoia" super at Lawrence Livermore. Both will employ the latest Blue Gene/Q processor described at the conference. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Shedding Light on High-Energy Physics

July 20, 2011

Researchers in high-energy physics are gearing up to test theories on Argonne, Oak Ridge iron. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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