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COVID-19: OLCF Continues Normal Operations
1 week ago

COVID-19: OLCF Continues Normal Operations

By  •  1 week ago  •  Events

The OLCF is operating on a normal schedule but is implementing measures to maximize social distancing. Staff who can telecommute are doing so and visitors to the laboratory are …
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Tourassi Appointed Director of ORNL National Center for Computational Sciences
3 months ago

Tourassi Appointed Director of ORNL National Center for Computational Sciences

By  •  3 months ago  •  People

Gina Tourassi has been appointed as director of the National Center for Computational Sciences, a division of the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

The NCCS …
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United States Continues To Lead World In Supercomputing
4 months ago

United States Continues To Lead World In Supercomputing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the world’s TOP500 Supercomputers were unveiled, and once again asserted U.S. supremacy in supercomputing. The Summit machine at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory again ranked first in …
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Deep Learning Expands Study of Nuclear Waste Remediation
5 months ago

Deep Learning Expands Study of Nuclear Waste Remediation

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Contact: Kathy Kincade, kkincade@lbl.gov, +1 510 495 2124

A research collaboration between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Brown University, and NVIDIA has achieved exaflop performance on …
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Predicting Material Properties with Quantum Monte Carlo
9 months ago

Predicting Material Properties with Quantum Monte Carlo

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Written by: Nils Heinonen, Argonne Leadership Computing Facility

Recent advances in quantum Monte Carlo (QMC) methods have the potential to revolutionize computational materials science, a discipline traditionally driven by density …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2020
12 months ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2020

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Media Contact: Katie Bethea, betheakl@ornl.gov James Collins, jcollins@anl.gov

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, …
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Modeling the Origin Story of the Elements
1 year ago

Modeling the Origin Story of the Elements

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Written by: Sean M. Simoneau, simoneausm@ornl.gov, 865.241.0709

More than 1800 years ago, Chinese astronomers puzzled over the sudden appearance of a bright “guest star” in the sky, unaware that they …
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Summit Early Science Program Starting Soon
1 year ago

Summit Early Science Program Starting Soon

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

The OLCF has now completed acceptance testing on the new Summit supercomputer and will begin ramping up the Summit Early Science Program over the next few weeks.  Most immediately we …
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Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
1 year ago

Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Two US Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories were recently awarded the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM’s) Gordon Bell Prize for work done on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing …
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Two DOE Supercomputers Top List of World’s Fastest
1 year ago

Two DOE Supercomputers Top List of World’s Fastest

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories are now home to the fastest supercomputers in the world, according to the new TOP500 List, a semiannual ranking …
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INCITE grants awarded to 62 computational research projects
1 year ago

INCITE grants awarded to 62 computational research projects

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced 62 projects for 2019 aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging science problems through its Innovative and …
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Surprise finding: Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields
1 year ago

Surprise finding: Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

By John Greenwald, PPPL

Magnetic forces ripple throughout the universe, from the fields surrounding planets to the gasses filling galaxies, and can be launched by a phenomenon called the Biermann battery …
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