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Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold

Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold
2 years ago

Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

While trying to fatten the atom in 1938, German chemist Otto Hahn accidentally split it instead. This surprising discovery put modern science on the fast track to the atomic age …
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Summer Interns’ Innovations Benefit OLCF and Beyond
2 years ago

Summer Interns’ Innovations Benefit OLCF and Beyond

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Every year the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) selects more than 500 students from all over the world to participate in internships within its various …
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Oracle’s Large Tape Users Group Elects OLCF System Administrator as President
2 years ago

Oracle’s Large Tape Users Group Elects OLCF System Administrator as President

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

This past spring Jason Anderson, high-performance computing systems administrator for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), was elected president of the Large Tape Users Group (LTUG), a branch of …
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OLCF Staff Inspire Innovation at Bay Area Maker Faire
2 years ago

OLCF Staff Inspire Innovation at Bay Area Maker Faire

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

In 2006, Make: magazine created an event aimed at bringing together its DIY-inspired readers to share homemade innovations ranging from life-sized robots to powerful small-scale computers. Such events, dubbed Maker …
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OLCF Experts Lead and Learn at Cray User Group Meeting
2 years ago

OLCF Experts Lead and Learn at Cray User Group Meeting

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility located at ORNL, once …
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Physics Researchers Question Calcium 52’s Magic
2 years ago

Physics Researchers Question Calcium 52’s Magic

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

For decades nuclear physicists have tried to learn more about which elements, or their various isotopes, are “magic.”

This is not to say that they display supernatural powers. Magic atomic …
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One Billion Processor Hours Awarded to 22 Projects through ALCC
2 years ago

One Billion Processor Hours Awarded to 22 Projects through ALCC

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science has awarded nearly 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)— a DOE Office …
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OLCF Expands Data Analytics Capability with Popular Programming Language
2 years ago

OLCF Expands Data Analytics Capability with Popular Programming Language

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

With big science comes big data. In fact, large-scale simulations that run on leadership-class supercomputers work at such high speeds and resolution that they generate unprecedented amounts of data. The …
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Big Success at OLCF’s Largest User Meeting
2 years ago

Big Success at OLCF’s Largest User Meeting

By  •  2 years ago  •  Events

One hundred thirty-three people attended the 2016 Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) User Meeting, making it the largest user meeting to date.

Users and administrators from the OLCF, a …
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Wells Brings HPC Expertise to Seismology Meeting
2 years ago

Wells Brings HPC Expertise to Seismology Meeting

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Jack Wells, director of science for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, recently …
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