Image

About Jonathan Hines

Jonathan Hines is a science writer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
Latest Posts | By Jonathan Hines
OLCF Welcomes Wombat Test System
1 week ago

OLCF Welcomes Wombat Test System

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Technology

Concocting the next big thing in high-performance computing (HPC) often starts with giving the latest thing a try. In that spirit, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently deployed …
Read More

ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest
2 months ago

ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.  – The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is once again officially home to the fastest supercomputer in the world, according to the TOP500 List, …
Read More

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
2 months ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
Read More

Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading
2 months ago

Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
Read More

Boosting Industry with OpenACC
3 months ago

Boosting Industry with OpenACC

By  •  3 months ago  •  Industry

One of the biggest hurdles for users who want to take advantage of accelerated computing is the time required to write and update software. That’s especially true for industrial users, …
Read More

Assessing the Cost of Air Pollution
4 months ago

Assessing the Cost of Air Pollution

By  •  4 months ago  •  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 …
Read More

A Problem with Polymer Theory
4 months ago

A Problem with Polymer Theory

By  •  4 months ago  •  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 …
Read More

Faces of Summit: Programming with Purpose
4 months ago

Faces of Summit: Programming with Purpose

By  •  4 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 …
Read More

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

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

By  •  5 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 …
    Read More
Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes
6 months ago

Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes

By  •  6 months ago  •  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 …
Read More

A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease
7 months ago

A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease

By  •  7 months ago  •  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 …
Read More

As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies
8 months ago

As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies

By  •  8 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 …
Read More