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About Jonathan Hines

Jonathan Hines is a science writer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.

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A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease
1 month ago

A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease

By  •  1 month 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
2 months ago

As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies

By  •  2 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
2 months ago

Faces of Summit: Bursting with Ingenuity

By  •  2 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
3 months ago

Faces of Summit: Modeling Safety

By  •  3 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
3 months ago

Scaling Deep Learning for Science

By  •  3 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
4 months ago

OLCF to Celebrate 25 Years of HPC Leadership

By  •  4 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
4 months ago

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

By  •  4 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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OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines
4 months ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  4 months ago  •  Industry

In 2017, US-based General Electric (GE) delivered its newest heavy-duty gas turbine, the 7HA.02, to two power plants in Texas. The installations marked a milestone in natural gas–derived electricity generation, …
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CADES Supplies Resources, Expertise to World’s Most Powerful Accelerator
5 months ago

CADES Supplies Resources, Expertise to World’s Most Powerful Accelerator

By  •  5 months ago  •  Technology

Smashing particles at near light speed is one thing. Aggregating enough storage and computing power to sort through the aftermath is quite another.

For the former, scientists have the Large …
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Titan Helps Researchers Suck Mystery Out of Cell’s ‘Vacuum Cleaners’
5 months ago

Titan Helps Researchers Suck Mystery Out of Cell’s ‘Vacuum Cleaners’

By  •  5 months ago  •  Science

In the fight against cancer, cancer cells often find ways to fight back. One means is by stocking the cell membrane with proteins that pump foreign substances—including anticancer drugs—out of …
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Galactic Winds Push Researchers to Probe Galaxies at Unprecedented Scale
6 months ago

Galactic Winds Push Researchers to Probe Galaxies at Unprecedented Scale

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

When astronomers peer into the universe, what they see often exceeds the limits of human understanding. Such is the case with low-mass galaxies—galaxies a fraction of the size of …
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OLCF Staff Explores Future of Accelerated Computing at GPU Technology
8 months ago

OLCF Staff Explores Future of Accelerated Computing at GPU Technology

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members led talks, tutorials, and discussions on the present and future of GPU computing at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) May 8–11 in …
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