Articles Archive for June 2015
A small company in California is hoping to make a big splash by providing detailed flood maps to homeowners and insurance companies. And to do that, the company is using one of the fastest supercomputers in the world.
For 5 years a team led by William Daughton of Los Alamos National Laboratory has been simulating magnetic reconnection in space using the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer and its predecessor, the Cray XT5 Jaguar supercomputer. The team’s simulations support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission.
Jeremy Smith, an ORNL/University of Tennessee Governor’s Chair, uses both Titan and SNS to understand the overall function and structure of proteins.
Attendees of the NUFO annual meeting had the opportunity to tour ORNL, attend discussion panels, and participate in breakout groups in which they collaborated on specific topics of interest when the group met in Oak Ridge April 20–23.
Tiny Titan, the portable parallel computer designed for students and the general public by staff at the OLCF, is the subject of a new exhibit at the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
The OLCF hosted two identical kick-off workshops for members of the new CAAR partnership projects this spring. The second of the two events was held June 2-3.