Articles Archive for October 2012

[ Oct 30 2012 - 9:01 am ]

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.

[ Oct 29 2012 - 3:01 am ]

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.

[ Oct 29 2012 - 3:01 am ]

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.

[ Oct 18 2012 - 12:50 pm ]

ORNL’s James Hack was a member of a 15 person committee that recommended ways to advance climate modeling over the next two years.

[ Oct 18 2012 - 12:41 pm ]

Researchers from ORNL and the University of Tennessee are using OLCF supercomputers to help cut time and risk in new drug development.

[ Oct 18 2012 - 9:02 am ]

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.

[ Oct 18 2012 - 7:07 am ]

The OLCF recently wrapped up its eight-week crash course in supercomputing for interns and employees at ORNL.