User Facility News

08.25.15User Facility

Partnerships Put the “Go” in the GoAmazon 2014/15 CampaignExternal link

GoAmazon, the largest international deployment of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility, is giving scientists new insights into the interactions of important regional climactic variables including river breezes, aerosols, cloud life cycles, lightning strikes and precipitation. Read More »

08.24.15User Facility

Argonne Pushing Boundaries of Computing in Engine SimulationsExternal link

For the first time, scientists will use the power of Mira, the fifth-fastest supercomputer in the world, to gain further insight into the inner workings of combustion engines. Read More »

08.19.15User Facility

Optimizing Biofuel Production in YeastExternal link

Researchers at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are finding important new insights into the metabolic processes of yeasts, which could make them better producers of biofuels. Read More »

08.18.15User Facility

The Future of ForecastingExternal link

Researchers from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) have used the Titan supercomputer, located at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to refine their weather prediction model, the Integrated Forecasting System (IFS), in hopes of further understanding their future computational needs for more localized weather forecasts. Read More »

08.17.15User Facility

Surprising Discoveries About 2D Molybdenum DisulfideExternal link

Scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have used a unique nano-optical probe to study the effects of illumination on two-dimensional semiconductors at the molecular level. Read More »

08.10.15User Facility

Warning Area in Arctic Airspace to Aid Research and ExplorationExternal link

Scientists at the Atmospheric Measurement Climate Research Facility are working with personnel from the Federal Aviation Administration in the stewardship of a protected area of airspace, in order to gather data on clouds and atmospheric constituents and track the movement of retreating sea ice. Read More »

08.07.15User Facility

ALCF Selects Projects for Theta Early Science ProgramExternal link

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, has selected six projects for its Theta Early Science Program (ESP), a collaborative effort designed to help prepare scientific applications for the architecture and scale of the new supercomputer. Read More »

08.06.15User Facility

Keeping Algae from Stressing OutExternal link

Scientists at the DOE Joint Genome Institute are stressing algae - by starving them of nitrogen or sulfur - to study their genome for the factors that regulate lipid production, a possible step towards large-scale biofuel production. Read More »

08.03.15User Facility

Remote Region Promotes Remote-Control ScienceExternal link

Researchers are using remote-controlled unmanned aerial systems in Oliktok Point, Alaska, this summer to collect hard-to-gather data with the ultimate aim of improving climate models. Read More »

08.03.15User Facility

Brookhaven Lab Study Explores Nanoscale Structure of Thin FilmsExternal link

Result opens new doors in thin-film research and provides early confirmation of the expected impact of the National Synchrotron Light Source II. Read More »

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