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Computer model describes essential step of embryonic development

January 15, 2020

Computational biologists from the University of Amsterdam have succeeded in making a computer model of one of the…
Argonne’s Mira supercomputer set to retire after years of enabling groundbreaking science

December 30, 2019

Mira, the 10-petaflop IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer first booted up at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory in 2012,…
Deep neural networks speed up weather and climate models

November 13, 2019

Researchers develop low-cost models to predict how short-term and long-term changes in weather patterns affect the local scale…
Engineering success by predicting failure

October 18, 2019

Sandia challenge predicts how metals with complex shapes and manufacturing will fracture. Since people started forging and working…
Artificial Intelligence: Transforming science, improving lives

September 30, 2019

Argonne implements Laboratory-wide AI for Science initiative — leveraging world-class facilities, exploring new AI techniques, building collaboration, transforming…
Gaute Hagen: Supercomputing the universe’s building blocks

September 26, 2019

At the nexus of theory and computation, physicist Gaute Hagen of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National…
Expanding the limits of personalized medicine with high-performance computing

July 24, 2019

What should personalized, precision treatment of cancer look like in the future? We know that people are different,…
Enhancing material properties: Practice makes perfect

June 26, 2019

Argonne team combines cutting-edge modeling with 300-year-old statistical analysis technique to enhance material properties. At some point in…
Researchers to Take Advantage of DOE’s Advanced Supercomputers

June 19, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it will invest $32 million over the next four years…
New look at old data leads to cleaner engines

June 11, 2019

New insights about how to understand and ultimately control the chemistry of ignition behavior and pollutant formation have…
New Argonne Lab computational model to accelerate engine development for next-generation hypersonic flight

May 30, 2019

Argonne’s new numerical modeling tool helps researchers better understand a powerful engine that could one day propel the…
Subcritical experiment captures scientific measurements to advance stockpile safety

May 27, 2019

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) successfully executed its first subcritical experiment since 2003 on Feb. 13 at the…
A quantum leap in particle simulation

May 3, 2019

Fermilab scientists use quantum computing to simulate the fundamental interactions that hold together our universe. A group of…
Creating a cloak for grid data in the cloud

April 23, 2019

Argonne team develops innovative framework to make cloud-based computing more secure. Delivering modern electricity is a numbers game.…
Getting to the root of plant simulations

April 14, 2019

New dynamic model better portrays how plant roots forage and adapt to resource fluctuation. If you’ve ever tended…
Through machine learning, new model holds water

April 4, 2019

Scientists build highly accurate molecular water model using machine learning. While water is perceived to be one of…
U.S. Department of Energy and Intel to deliver first exascale supercomputer

March 19, 2019

Targeted for 2021 delivery, the Argonne National Laboratory supercomputer will enable high-performance computing and artificial intelligence at exascale.…
Argonne and Convergent Science join forces for better engines

March 2, 2019

Innovative software package could increase fuel economy and help automakers meet future emissions standards. The dynamics of an…
New AI approach bridges the ‘slim-data gap’ that can stymie deep learning approaches

February 26, 2019

Pre-training allows system to tackle complex chemistry calculations with less computation Scientists have developed a deep neural network…
Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments

January 25, 2019

Part of what makes terrorists so frightening is their penchant for unpredictable, indiscriminate violence. One day they could…
Transforming the future: LLNL team explores electric grid modernization via HPC

January 25, 2019

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) team has successfully deployed a widely used power distribution grid simulation software…
PNNL working with medical isotope producers to ensure continued effectiveness of nuclear explosion monitoring

January 24, 2019

Medical isotope production can mimic signatures of nuclear explosions Medical isotopes are used daily around the world to…
Machine learning award powers Argonne leadership in engine design

December 23, 2018

When attempting to design engines to be more fuel-efficient and emissions-free, automotive manufacturers have to take into account…
Playing video games may help researchers find personalized medical treatment for sepsis

December 19, 2018

A deep learning approach originally designed to teach computers how to play video games better than humans could…
Argonne develops computer model to explore fuel octane number

December 19, 2018

Researchers at Argonne have developed a virtual cooperative fuel research engine that will help probe how a fuel’s…
Cloud or no cloud, that is the question

December 13, 2018

Kids lying on their backs in a grassy field might scan the clouds for images—perhaps a fluffy bunny…
In disaster’s wake, novel computing techniques support emergency responders

October 4, 2018

As hurricanes barrel toward the coastlines and wildfires rage in arid regions of the United States, scientists at…
New Simulation Sheds Light on Spiraling Supermassive Black Holes

October 3, 2018

A new model is bringing scientists a step closer to understanding the kinds of light signals produced when…
Supercomputing for better commuting: In pursuit of fuel economy, mobility

September 29, 2018

In a project leveraging computer vision, machine learning, and sensors, Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists are working with…
The next phase: Using neural networks to identify gas-phase molecules

September 19, 2018

Argonne scientists have developed a neural network that can identify the structure of molecules in the gas phase,…
Greater than the sum of its parts

September 18, 2018

When it comes to designing and optimizing mechanical systems, scientists understand the physical laws surrounding them well enough…
ORNL-developed technology streamlines computational science projects

September 15, 2018

Since designing and launching a specialized workflow management system in 2010, a research team from the U.S. Department…
Blast tube tests at Sandia simulate shock wave conditions nuclear weapons could face

September 11, 2018

You can learn a lot from a blast tube. You can learn more when you couple blast experiments…
ORNL Launches Summit Supercomputer

June 10, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory today unveiled Summit as the world’s most powerful and…
Machine learning model predicts phenomenon key to understanding material properties

June 6, 2018

Using machine learning, evolutionary algorithms and other advanced computational techniques, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have…
SimEarth

May 8, 2018

The Earth — with its myriad shifting atmospheric, oceanic, land and ice components — presents an extraordinarily complex…
Shake rattle and code

May 2, 2018

Southern California defines cool. The perfect climes of San Diego, the glitz of Hollywood, the magic of Disneyland.…
The physics of the tiny bubbles

April 5, 2018

The intrinsic beauty of bubbles — those thin watery spheres filled with air or other gases — has…
Blast, impact simulations could lead to better understanding of injuries and body armor

January 25, 2018

Sandia developing specialized computer modeling and simulation to characterize injury Sandia National Laboratories is developing specialized computer modeling…
Sandia computer modeling aids solder reliability in nuclear weapons

December 20, 2017

Solder isn’t the first thing that comes to mind as essential to a nuclear weapon. But since weapons…
Goodyear, Sandia Labs mark 25 years of using computer simulations to improve tire design

December 8, 2017

In a collaboration almost as old as technology transfer itself, Sandia National Laboratories and The Goodyear Tire &…
Take the Driver’s Seat on Sea Level Science

December 1, 2017

A new NASA sea level simulator lets you bury Alaska’s Columbia glacier in snow, and, year by year,…
Exascale in motion on earthquake risks

October 14, 2017

Assessing large magnitude (greater than 6 on the Richter scale) earthquake hazards on a regional (up to 100…
NASA Scientists Seek to Improve Sea Ice Predictions

August 31, 2017

Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is in a downward spiral, with summer minimum extents about 40 percent…
Black hole models contradicted by hands-on tests at Sandia’s Z machine

August 30, 2017

A long-standing but unproven assumption about the X-ray spectra of black holes in space has been contradicted by hands-on experiments performed at…
Using real-world data, scientists answer key questions about an atmospheric release

August 24, 2017

In the event of an accidental radiological release from a nuclear power plant reactor or industrial facility, tracing…
New Light on the Future of a Key Antarctic Glacier

June 1, 2017

Study Shows Thwaites Glacier’s Ice Loss May Not Progress as Quickly as Thought The melt rate of West…
New computer hand model to improve finger joint surgery

May 31, 2017

Clinicians and researchers in Southampton are leading a pioneering study into the use of computer-generated hand models to…
Biggest ever simulations help uncover the history of the galaxy

May 29, 2017

Thousands of processors, terabytes of data, and months of computing time have helped a group of researchers in…
A scientist and a supercomputer re-create a tornado

March 14, 2017

With tornado season fast approaching or already underway in vulnerable states throughout the U.S., new supercomputer simulations are…
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