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Faces of Summit: Building a Better Summit

Faces of Summit: Building a Better Summit
8 months ago

Faces of Summit: Building a Better Summit

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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A Novel Method for Comparing Plant Genes
8 months ago

A Novel Method for Comparing Plant Genes

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

During normal photosynthesis, plants capture sunlight and carry out respiration during the day, taking in carbon dioxide that will be used to form carbohydrates. But a small percentage of plant …
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McNally Appointed Education Chair for iMasons
8 months ago

McNally Appointed Education Chair for iMasons

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Stephen McNally, operations manager of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory …
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Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes
8 months ago

Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes

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Every life-form depends on access to basic nutrients for survival—even microbes that live in the soil. Though these organisms are invisible to the naked eye, their soil scavenging activity has …
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Frontier: OLCF’S Exascale Future
8 months ago

Frontier: OLCF’S Exascale Future

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Frontier is the OLCF’s 2021 exascale computer, with full user availability expected in 2022. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling and simulation and …
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Summit at GTC 2018
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Summit at GTC 2018

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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members and users are presenting at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in March with a Summit-focused session in preparation for the launch …
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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
9 months ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

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Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
9 months ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries
9 months ago

Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries

By  •  9 months ago  •  Science

Nuclear physicists are using the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to study particle interactions important to energy production in the Sun and …
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OLCF Launches New Website
9 months ago

OLCF Launches New Website

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) website serves not only as the home for news on scientific discovery occurring at the supercomputing center but also as a gateway for …
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