Argonne National Laboratory

Discovery sheds light on nuclear reactor fuel behavior during a severe event.

Researchers develop a novel device for chemical and biological detection.

Forty students visit Argonne for the lab's 10th annual Hispanic Educational Outreach Day.

Graphene offers dramatic improvement over conventional mechanical lubricants.

Researchers use real-world data from a power company to model the effect of more solar on the grid.

Scientific User Facilities

Advanced Photon Source
The APS generates the most brilliant high-energy X-ray beams for research in the Western Hemisphere.
Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
The ALCF accelerates major scientific discoveries by designing and providing world-leading computing facilities.
Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System
ATLAS studies the properties of atomic nuclei, the core of matter, and the fuel of stars.
Center for Nanoscale Materials
The CNM offers expertise, instruments and infrastructure for interdisciplinary nanoscience research.
Transportation Research and Analysis Computing Center
TRACC applies high-performance computing to priority transportation challenges.

High-Performance Computing

Argonne's Paul Fischer, Elia Merzari, Aleks Obabko and Shashi Aithal, in collaboration with scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and three nuclear reactor design centers in the U.S. and Europe, received the HPC Innovation Excellence Award at SC '14, the supercomputing community's premier annual event.
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