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IBM, Nvidia land $325M supercomputer deal

US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.

By November 14, 2014

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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By November 18, 2013

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How the nuclear age burst onto the world from a squash court

On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.

By July 3, 2013

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/5: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 5, 2013

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Scientists transform cement into liquid metal

Laser beams and an aerodynamic levitator help scientists melt cement into a metallic-glass material that can act as a semiconductor.

By May 28, 2013

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GM and LG Chem pen new agreement with Argonne for next-gen battery technology

General Motors has licensed the use of patented material for next-generation battery packs developed by the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.

By January 6, 2011

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Titan steals No. 1 spot on Top500 supercomputer list

The machine, located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, bumps the IBM-based Sequoia system down a notch with its performance of 17.59 petaflops per second.

By November 12, 2012

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Acoustic levitation is science wizardry at its best

A new video from the Argonne National Laboratory demonstrates the levitation of liquid using sound waves.

By September 16, 2012

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The Higgs boson symphony

Composer and particle physicist Domenico Vicinanza has converted Higgs particle data to music.

By October 7, 2012

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White House aims to boost U.S.-made high-tech materials

At a ceremony, the Obama administration, along with dozens of corporate, academic, and research partners, touts the Materials Genome Initiative.

By May 14, 2012