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Ray Bair, Director of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, supervises installation of a new IBM Blue Gene/P system. Photo by George Joch.
Powerful Blue Gene/P supercomputer at Argonne to address most-challenging science problems

One of the world's fastest supercomputers will soon reside at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility at Argonne National Laboratory, thanks to a recently completed contract for the acquisition of a 445-teraflops IBM Blue Gene/P cluster.

November 9, 2007
This ladybug sculpture was created by a student at the Boston Fab Lab from a single 4-by-8 sheet of plywood. Photo by Jared Sagoff
Fab Labs make manufacturing personal

ARGONNE, Ill.  — To build a treehouse, you'll need a hammer, some nails, and a tolerance for splinters.

October 12, 2007
R&D-100 WINNER – Argonne's Access Grid creates a collaborative environment in which users at manylocations can see and hear each other as if they were all in the same room.
Access Grid connects collaborators, earns R&D 100 Award

After a vision nearly 10 years ago to build a system to enable group-to-group collaboration using scalable computing and networking technology, researchers at the Department of Energy's Argonne Nat

August 17, 2007
Charles E. Catlett has been named Chief Information Officer and director of the Computing and Information Systems Division at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
Catlett named Chief Information Officer at Argonne

Argonne National Laboratory has named Charlie Catlett Chief Information Officer and Division Director of Argonne's Computing and Information Systems Division.

May 1, 2007