In the News
July 11, 2014
"Weathering the Flood of Big Data in Climate Research"
At a July workshop focused on climate science, Berkeley Lab experts shared their experience and expertise in big data transfer over ESnet and analysis involving Mira. | read more>
July 1, 2014
"Top 500 List Recognizes Fastest Supercomputers"
Twice a year, the Top500 list ranks the fastest supercomputers in the world. In the most recent ranking, the Energy Department’s National Labs were recognized for having 26, including four in the top 10. ALCF's Mira ranks fifth. | read more>
June 26, 2014
"Testing the Next Generation of Radiosondes"
Vaisala Corp. has released a new generation of ARM radiosonde systems with help from Southern Great Plains site operations staff. | read more>
June 24, 2014
"IDC Announces Winners of Seventh HPC Innovation Excellence Awards"
International Data Corporation announced the seventh round of recipients of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the ISC’14 supercomputer industry conference in Leipzig, Germany. Among the winners was Argonne for conducting one of the largest ever internal combustion engine simulations. | read more>
May 28, 2014
"Inside the Discovery Cloud: Rick Stevens"
CI Senior Fellow and Argonne Associate Laboratory Director Rick Stevens discusses the explosion of data and computational tools in biology at a recent talk at the University of Chicago. | read more>
May 12, 2014
"Podcast: Virtual Observatories for Big Scientific Data"
HPCwire talks about virtual observatories for big data with Argonne computer scientist Kate Keahey. | read more>
May 12, 2014
"Live Chat Recap: Climate Change"
A recent U.S. climate report has dire predictions for weather patterns in the future: floods, drought, deadly storms and rising sea levels. A panel, including Argonne research meteorologist Edwin Campos, discusses climate change with the public. | read more>
April 30, 2014
"Chicago readies the next-generation big data network"
Chicago is currently working to develop its next generation of big data tools. On the data gathering side, it is partnering with industry and the Urban Center for Computation and Data (UrbanCCD) to create an embedded sensor network dubbed the “Array of Things.” | read more>
April 16, 2014
"From Sewers to Streetlights, Microbes Are Grabbing Civil Engineers' Attention"
An understanding of how to cultivate a healthy “microbiome” in our living areas is now getting off the ground, boosted by next-generation DNA sequencing technologies. | read more>
March 20, 2014
"Tech Shift: The Climate Data Initiative"
This week the White House introduced a new site that gives us a host of data, all regarding climate. But what does it mean when the White House opens up this data? What will this information mean for you? Rao Kotamarthi, an atmospheric scientist at Argonne, explains on Chicago Public Radio Station WBEZ’s Afternoon Shift program. | read more>