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March 26, 2013

High-Speed Combustion and Detonation Project Scaling Up for Mira
Researchers at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) are simulating the high-speed combustion and detonation of hydrogen-oxygen mixtures to enable safer and more widespread use of hydrogen as an alternative fuel.
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March 22, 2013

Argonne's Sven Leyffer Presents 2-Week Course in Optimization
Argonne computational mathematician Sven Leyffer presented a two-week course February 18–March 1 at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. The theme for the course was “Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization: Applications, Algorithms, and Computation...
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March 18, 2013

Rise of the Super Smart Supercomputer (VIDEO)
Pete Beckman presents "Rise of the Super Smart Supercomputer: How Massively Powerful Computers and Big Data are Transforming Science and Our Lives" at the Argonne OutLoud Lecture on March 14, 2013.
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March 11, 2013

ALCF Staff Encourages Girls to Get Excited About Science
On February 21, 80 local eighth graders visited Argonne to participate in the laboratory’s 13th annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED). The event aims to introduce girls to careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields...
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March 7, 2013

MAGIC: Climate study from a cargo ship
MAGIC, short for Marine ARM GPCI Investigation of Clouds, is a project that studies clouds from a cargo ship. One of the key players in the research is Argonne National Laboratory outside Chicago.
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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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