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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
5 months ago

A Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth

By  •  5 months 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
7 months ago

CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System

By  •  7 months 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
8 months ago

Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing

By  •  8 months 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
8 months ago

Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle

By  •  8 months 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
10 months ago

ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio

By  •  10 months 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
10 months ago

Network Enhancement Strengthens Ties Between OLCF, ESnet

By  •  10 months 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
11 months ago

Breaching the Biomass Problem

By  •  11 months 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
12 months ago

GPU Hackathon Places Summit within Reach for Visiting Teams

By  •  12 months 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
12 months ago

Teaching and Learning

By  •  12 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 …
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Computing Genes to Support Living Clean
1 year ago

Computing Genes to Support Living Clean

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Uncharted Territory

By  •  1 year 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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