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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 Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth
1 year ago

A Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

In …
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CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System
2 years ago

CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

As details about the Frontier supercomputer emerge, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is seeking partnerships with select applications teams to develop scientific applications …
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Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing
2 years ago

Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

During chemical vapor infiltration, gaseous vapor reacts on the surface of the preform fibers at elevated temperatures to coat the material. If applied long enough, the gas …
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Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle
2 years ago

Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 11, 2019—An international collaboration including scientists at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) solved a 50-year-old puzzle that explains why beta decays …
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ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio
2 years ago

ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Technology

As home to three top-ranked supercomputers of the last decade, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has become synonymous with scientific computing at the largest …
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Network Enhancement Strengthens Ties Between OLCF, ESnet
2 years ago

Network Enhancement Strengthens Ties Between OLCF, ESnet

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

If data is the lifeblood of a scientific computing center, a resilient network can be the difference between new discoveries and costly service disruptions.

In November 2018, staff at the …
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Breaching the Biomass Problem
2 years ago

Breaching the Biomass Problem

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

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GPU Hackathon Places Summit within Reach for Visiting Teams
2 years ago

GPU Hackathon Places Summit within Reach for Visiting Teams

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

In less than 10 years, GPUs have become a proven engine of scientific computing due to their ability to perform many calculations simultaneously. According to a recent Nature article, of …
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Teaching and Learning
2 years ago

Teaching and Learning

By  •  2 years 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 …
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Computing Genes to Support Living Clean
2 years ago

Computing Genes to Support Living Clean

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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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
2 years ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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Uncharted Territory
2 years ago

Uncharted Territory

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Ambitious supercomputers attract ambitious users. After debuting as the world’s fastest supercomputer in June, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop Summit is already demonstrating its utility for solving …
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Preaching pbdR
2 years ago

Preaching pbdR

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Since bursting onto the scene in the early ’90s, high-performance computing (HPC) has become the most productive method for exploring ambitious problems in science that require substantial computational power. Yet …
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OLCF Welcomes Wombat Test System
2 years ago

OLCF Welcomes Wombat Test System

By  •  2 years ago  •  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 …
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ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest
2 years ago

ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

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, …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
2 years ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  2 years 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 …
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