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About Jonathan Hines

Jonathan Hines is a science writer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
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Assessing the Cost of Air Pollution
1 month ago

Assessing the Cost of Air Pollution

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

A new air quality model designed to estimate the costs of air pollution on human health received a boost in its early development from computing time at the Oak Ridge …
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A Problem with Polymer Theory
1 month ago

A Problem with Polymer Theory

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), used high-performance computing …
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Faces of Summit: Programming with Purpose
1 month ago

Faces of Summit: Programming with Purpose

By  •  1 month ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of people working to stand up America’s next top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The next-generation machine …
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Infographic: Summit will be the world’s smartest supercomputer for open science
2 months ago

Infographic: Summit will be the world’s smartest supercomputer for open science

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

Summit provides unprecedented opportunities for the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific discovery.

Here’s why:

  • GPU Brawn: Summit links more than 27,000 deep-learning optimized NVIDIA GPUs with the …
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Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes
3 months ago

Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

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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A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease
4 months ago

A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, 500,000 babies are born with a genetic disorder called sickle cell disease, a chronic illness that causes patients’ red blood cells to be abnormally shaped and to …
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As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies
5 months ago

As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

In November 2015, three colleagues representing the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s three major supercomputing facilities struck up a conversation with a science and technology book publisher …
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Faces of Summit: Bursting with Ingenuity
5 months ago

Faces of Summit: Bursting with Ingenuity

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of people working to stand up America’s next top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The next-generation machine …
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Faces of Summit: Modeling Safety
6 months ago

Faces of Summit: Modeling Safety

By  •  6 months ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of people working to stand up America’s next top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The next-generation machine …
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Scaling Deep Learning for Science
6 months ago

Scaling Deep Learning for Science

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Deep neural networks—a form of artificial intelligence—have demonstrated mastery of tasks once thought uniquely human. Their triumphs have ranged from identifying animals in images, to recognizing human speech, to winning …
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OLCF to Celebrate 25 Years of HPC Leadership
7 months ago

OLCF to Celebrate 25 Years of HPC Leadership

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Twenty-five years ago, established computing architectures in the United States were approaching their limits, while the country’s need for computing power to solve challenging problems in science, energy, and national …
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OLCF Staff Honored for Excellence in Science, Technology, and Support
7 months ago

OLCF Staff Honored for Excellence in Science, Technology, and Support

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Several Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members were recognized at the annual Awards Night of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on October …
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