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Gina Tourassi One of Six ORNL scientists elected fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science
8 hours ago

Gina Tourassi One of Six ORNL scientists elected fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

By  •  8 hours ago  •  Featured, People

Media contact: Karen K Dunlap, dunlapkk@ornl.gov

Six scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected as fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, …
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INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Computational Research Projects
1 week ago

INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Computational Research Projects

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science

MEDIA CONTACTS: Brian Grabowski Argonne National Laboratory bgrabowski@anl.gov 630-252-1232 Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory betheakl@ornl.gov 865-576-8039

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced allocations of …
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The Impact of Exascale Computing on Modeling and Simulation with Big Data and AI
1 month ago

The Impact of Exascale Computing on Modeling and Simulation with Big Data and AI

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility will be home to one of the nation’s first exascale systems, Frontier, which will help guide researchers to new discoveries at exascale—exceeding a quintillion, …
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Imagine the World of Exascale with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and AMD
1 month ago

Imagine the World of Exascale with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and AMD

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

This week marks the second annual Exascale Day celebration, an event that highlights the need for and potential benefits of Exascale Computing.  Exascale Day gives the high-performance computing (HPC) industry …
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Frontier: America’s Exascale Future
1 month ago

Frontier: America’s Exascale Future

By  •  1 month ago  •  Science

Exascale is the next level of computing performance. By solving calculations five times faster than today’s top supercomputers—exceeding a quintillion, or 1018, calculations per second—exascale systems will enable scientists to …
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DOE and NCSA Supercomputing Speed Studies into Black Hole Origins
2 months ago

DOE and NCSA Supercomputing Speed Studies into Black Hole Origins

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Five years ago this month, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, made its first detection of gravitational waves, marking a historic event in the astrophysics community. Since then, LIGO …
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Mining for COVID-19 Connections
6 months ago

Mining for COVID-19 Connections

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Scientists have tapped the immense power of the Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to comb through millions of medical journal articles to identify potential vaccines, drugs and effective …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2021
7 months ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2021

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is now seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array …
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Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium
8 months ago

Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and the Summit supercomputer have joined forces with other U.S. Federal agencies, industry, and academic leaders to provide access to the world’s most powerful high-performance …
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COVID-19: OLCF Continues Normal Operations
8 months ago

COVID-19: OLCF Continues Normal Operations

By  •  8 months 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
11 months ago

Tourassi Appointed Director of ORNL National Center for Computational Sciences

By  •  11 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
1 year ago

United States Continues To Lead World In Supercomputing

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Deep Learning Expands Study of Nuclear Waste Remediation

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Predicting Material Properties with Quantum Monte Carlo

By  •  1 year 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Modeling the Origin Story of the Elements

By  •  2 years 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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