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New Deep Learning Techniques Lead to Materials Imaging Breakthrough
1 month ago

New Deep Learning Techniques Lead to Materials Imaging Breakthrough

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Supercomputers help researchers study the causes and effects—usually in that order—of complex phenomena. However, scientists occasionally need to deduce the origins of scientific phenomena based on observable results. These so-called …
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Supercomputing Exposes Potential Pathways for Inhibiting COVID-19
4 months ago

Supercomputing Exposes Potential Pathways for Inhibiting COVID-19

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

To explore the inner workings of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2, researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed a novel technique.

The team …
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Artificially Altered Material Could Accelerate Neuromorphic Device Development
4 months ago

Artificially Altered Material Could Accelerate Neuromorphic Device Development

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Neuromorphic devices — which emulate the decision-making processes of the human brain — show great promise for solving pressing scientific problems, but building physical systems to realize this potential presents …
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Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Inspires Next Generation
10 months ago

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Inspires Next Generation

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

Last month, 24 girls aged 11–17 and their parents attended the fourth annual—and second virtual—“Introduce Your Daughter to AI” event, which is the sixth installment of an educational series hosted …
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Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials
1 year ago

Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

A multi-institutional team became the first to generate accurate results from materials science simulations on a quantum computer that can be verified with neutron scattering experiments and other practical techniques.


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Simulations Forecast Nationwide Increase in Human Exposure to Extreme Climate Events
2 years ago

Simulations Forecast Nationwide Increase in Human Exposure to Extreme Climate Events

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

By 2050, the United States will likely be exposed to a larger number of extreme climate events, including more frequent heat waves, longer droughts and more intense floods, which can …
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With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope
2 years ago

With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulating SKA1-Low processing using the world’s biggest supercomputer from ICRAR on Vimeo.

For nearly three decades, scientists and engineers across the globe have worked on the Square Kilometre Array …
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Galactic Winds Demystified
3 years ago

Galactic Winds Demystified

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a team of astrophysicists created a set of galactic wind simulations of the highest resolution ever …
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Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy
3 years ago

Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

For decades, scientists have sought to control nuclear fusion—the energy that powers the sun and other stars—by developing massive fusion reactors to produce and contain plasma, with the goal of …
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Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases
3 years ago

Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A visualization of a new structure of the human PIC. The spheres correspond to the positions of patient-derived mutations color-coded by disease phenotype. Video credit: Ivaylo Ivanov, …
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Science at Exascale: Mapping Climate Patterns
3 years ago

Science at Exascale: Mapping Climate Patterns

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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Science at Exascale: Simulating Small Modular Reactor Operations
3 years ago

Science at Exascale: Simulating Small Modular Reactor Operations

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting  Fuel Cell Materials
3 years ago

Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting Fuel Cell Materials

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Ionic conduction involves the movement of ions from one location to another inside a material. The ions travel through point defects, which are irregularities in the otherwise consistent arrangement of …
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Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing
3 years ago

Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

“What’s Your Problem?” This question, emblazoned on the side of a bright red trailer, invites students of all ages to step into the world of computational science.

This mobile exhibit …
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Laser Focus Sheds Light on Two Sources of Nanoparticle Formation
3 years ago

Laser Focus Sheds Light on Two Sources of Nanoparticle Formation

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Although previous research shows that metal nanoparticles have properties useful for various biomedical applications, many mysteries remain regarding how these tiny materials form, including the processes that generate size variations. …
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New Storage System Boosts Efficiency to Better Preserve OLCF User Data
3 years ago

New Storage System Boosts Efficiency to Better Preserve OLCF User Data

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

Tape recorders and videocassette tapes may be considered archaic in the entertainment industry, but magnetic tape storage remains one of the most durable, secure, and cost-effective ways to archive big …
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