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March 4, 2013

More from LES: Using large eddy simulations to understand flow mixing in power plant pipes
Three researchers in Argonne’s MCS Division— Aleksandr Obabko, Paul Fischer, and Timothy Tautges—and three colleagues from Russia and England have written an article which focuses on thermal fluctuations relevant to the design of nuclear power plant pipe systems...
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February 28, 2013

Breakthrough could lead to drugs that better combat 'superbugs'
In the never-ending battle between antibiotic developers and the bacteria they fight, scientists at Argonne have made a key breakthrough that could allow for the development of new drugs to more effectively combat antibiotic-resistant “superbugs...
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February 27, 2013

Marc Snir wins IEEE Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing
Marc Snir, director of the Argonne's MCS Division and Michael Faiman and Saburo Muroga Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named this year’s winner of the IEEE Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing...
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February 26, 2013

Computational Center Will Study The Past and Future of Knowledge
With a $5.2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, a new research initiative based at the University of Chicago and the Computation Institute will use the latest computational tools to scrutinize this how knowledge is created...
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February 26, 2013

European climate community adopts Argonne's Modeling Coupling Toolkit
The Model Coupling Toolkit (MCT) developed at Argonne National Laboratory is used as the foundation coupling software, called cpl7, in the Community Earth System Model (CESM), one of the biggest contributors to the internationally coordinated Climate Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5)...
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February 22, 2013

Jennifer Salazar, Scientific Storyteller
Q&A with CELS writer Jennifer Salazar

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February 18, 2013

Study shows that 'brown carbon' contributes more to climate change than previously believed
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have recently shown that brown carbon contributes approximately one-fourth as much of a warming effect as black carbon, despite not typically being seen as a principal contributor to climate change.
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February 15, 2013

DOE's mobile climate observatory completes its first extended marine operation
The DOE’s mobile climate observatory, AMF2, has completed its first extended marine operation. During eight round trips between Los Angeles, California, and Honolulu, Hawaii, AMF2 has obtained continuous onboard measurements of several weather and climate related variables.
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February 13, 2013

New MOAB mesh software version released
Scientists use meshes to approximate a geometric domain for solving complex engineering analysis problems. To assist in these efforts, researchers at Argonne have developed the Mesh-Oriented datABase (MOAB), a software component for representing and evaluating mesh data...
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January 31, 2013

High-Performance Computing Enables Huge Leap Forward in Engine Development
High-fidelity simulations allow researchers to understand how injected fuel, air, and combustion products intermingle when the engine is fired up. A multidisciplinary team is using Argonne’s computational resources to develop improved predictive modeling capabilities for engines using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tools.
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