Mira, the signature supercomputer at ALCF. Image courtesy Argonne National Laboratory.

Stepping Stones to the Exascale

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Not only is Argonne just 22 miles away, but it’s also a direct descendant of UChicago’s participation in the Manhattan Project. And besides the attraction of the Mira supercomputer, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility has much more to offer UChicago researchers.

Image courtesy Computation Institute.

The Connected Future of Cyberinfrastructure

Friday, May 27, 2016

What will the cyberinfrastructures of the future look like?

Digital humanities provide new insights into novels. Illustration by Helen Gregg, University of Chicago Magazine.

Novel Data

Friday, May 6, 2016

Assistant professor of English Richard Jean So shows how a computer can help find nuance in prevailing literary assumptions.

Students pay close attention at Brain Awareness Day.

The Most Powerful Computer

Monday, March 21, 2016

RCC partnered with area high schools and the High Performance Electrical NeuroImaging Laboratory for Brain Awareness Day 2016.

Researchers from UChicago and Argonne use the supercomputing resources at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to predict the path molecules must follow to find defect-free states and designed a process that delivers industry-standard nanocircuitry that can be scaled down to smaller densities without defects. Image courtesy ANL.

Annihilating Nanoscale Defects

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

University of Chicago and Argonne researchers have found a way miniaturize microchip components using a technique producing zero defects.