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Straatsma Named AAAS Fellow in Chemistry

Straatsma Named AAAS Fellow in Chemistry
1 year ago

Straatsma Named AAAS Fellow in Chemistry

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

At its core, the aim of science is to explain and understand. Each year, the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), elects …
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The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions
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The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Snow falls in winter and melts in spring, but what drives the phase change in between?

Although melting is a familiar phenomenon encountered in everyday life, playing a part …
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ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges
1 year ago

ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Like energetic children, computational scientists need large spaces to play. This play space, however, doesn’t require a large backyard but rather a high-performance computing (HPC) ecosystem capable of accommodating the …
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Longtime User Requests Added to Next Version of OpenACC
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Longtime User Requests Added to Next Version of OpenACC

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has helped lead many developments in parallel programming during the operation of its 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, the first of its magnitude to use …
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Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries
1 year ago

Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Ever since Italian physicist Alessandro Volta invented the first battery out of a stack of copper and zinc disks separated by moistened cardboard, scientists have been searching for better battery …
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Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus
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Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

In November, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) hosted its first 3-day mini GPU Hackathon, an extension of the center’s annual 5-day GPU Hackathon, which began in 2014. The …
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UTRC Researchers Take Flight with Graphics Processing Units for Large Eddy Simulations
1 year ago

UTRC Researchers Take Flight with Graphics Processing Units for Large Eddy Simulations

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Farmington, Connecticut–based United Technologies Corporation (UTC) provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.  The corporation’s research and innovation arm, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), supports …
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OLCF Active in New User-Oriented OpenSFS
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OLCF Active in New User-Oriented OpenSFS

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

As a longtime Lustre user, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is …
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ORNL–Oracle Collaboration Offers Data Safeguard
1 year ago

ORNL–Oracle Collaboration Offers Data Safeguard

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) recently partnered with Oracle to test some of the database technology company’s new firmware. Under this collaboration ORNL is using Oracle’s tape drives in …
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