Articles Archive for October 2012
In a breakthrough that harnesses video-game technology for solving science’s most complex mysteries, the U.S. government’s new Titan machine was named the world’s fastest supercomputer.
The DOE’s Leadership Computing Facilities have awarded a combined 4.7 billion supercomputing core hours to 61 science and engineering projects with high potential for accelerating discovery and innovation through its INCITE program.
ORNL has launched a new era of scientific supercomputing with Titan, a system capable of 20 petaflops, by employing a family of processors, called graphics processing units (GPUs), first created for computer gaming.
ORNL’s James Hack was a member of a 15 person committee that recommended ways to advance climate modeling over the next two years.
Researchers from ORNL and the University of Tennessee are using OLCF supercomputers to help cut time and risk in new drug development.
High-performance computing (HPC) experts from across the world gathered in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, September 5-7 to discuss the current state of supercomputing and the upcoming transition from petascale to exascale computing.
The OLCF recently wrapped up its eight-week crash course in supercomputing for interns and employees at ORNL.