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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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Summit Early Science Program Starting Soon
2 years ago

Summit Early Science Program Starting Soon

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Two DOE Supercomputers Top List of World’s Fastest

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

INCITE grants awarded to 62 computational research projects

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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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Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application
2 years ago

Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Simple Summit
2 years ago

Simple Summit

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Two high school seniors from L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville spent the summer of 2018 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) developing Simple Summit, …
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US Air Force and ORNL Partner in High Performance Computing and Weather Modeling System
3 years ago

US Air Force and ORNL Partner in High Performance Computing and Weather Modeling System

By  •  3 years ago  •  Events

For the US military, accurate weather prediction is vital to both the planning and execution of worldwide missions. To extend its weather modeling capabilities, the US Air Force has joined …
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Frontier: OLCF’S Exascale Future
3 years ago

Frontier: OLCF’S Exascale Future

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

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

Summit at GTC 2018

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

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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OLCF Team ‘Connects’ with the High-Performance Computing Community at SC17
3 years ago

OLCF Team ‘Connects’ with the High-Performance Computing Community at SC17

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility located at ORNL, played a key role …
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