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About Jonathan Hines

Jonathan Hines is a science writer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
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OLCF to Play Key Role in New International Accelerated Computing Collaboration
4 years ago

OLCF to Play Key Role in New International Accelerated Computing Collaboration

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

With the formation of the Accelerated Data Analytics and Computing (ADAC) institute earlier this year, the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is partnering with supercomputing centers …
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Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold
4 years ago

Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

While trying to fatten the atom in 1938, German chemist Otto Hahn accidentally split it instead. This surprising discovery put modern science on the fast track to the atomic age …
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Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway
4 years ago

Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Simulation demonstrates how superconductivity arises in cuprates’ pseudogap phase.
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Opening Neurotransmission’s Gatekeepers
4 years ago

Opening Neurotransmission’s Gatekeepers

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

A Cornell-led research team is using Titan to study cells’ sodium-powered neurotransmitter transporters in atomistic detail
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Better Combustion for Power Generation
5 years ago

Better Combustion for Power Generation

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

In the United States, the use of natural gas for electricity generation continues to grow. The driving forces behind this development? A boom in domestic natural gas production, historically low …
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OLCF Updates Lustre Community on New Features at Annual Workshop
5 years ago

OLCF Updates Lustre Community on New Features at Annual Workshop

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

OLCF staff delivered talks and tutorials to Lustre users covering the center’s on-going contributions to the effort to expand the parallel file system’s performance and flexibility.
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Titan Goes on Tour
5 years ago

Titan Goes on Tour

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff helped unveil ORNL’s Traveling Science Fair supercomputing exhibit at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington DC.
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OLCF Storage Upgrades Paying Off for Users
5 years ago

OLCF Storage Upgrades Paying Off for Users

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Ongoing upgrades to the OLCF’s data storage services are expanding users’ opportunities to extract science from large datasets.
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Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest Barrier
5 years ago

Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest Barrier

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

To better understand lignin, a problematic molecule for next-generation biofuel production, a team from ORNL created one of the largest biomolecular simulations to date—a 23.7-million atom system representing pretreated biomass in the presence of enzymes.
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Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe ‘Lignin Shield’
5 years ago

Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe ‘Lignin Shield’

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

A University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory research team is using Titan to gain a better understanding of why experimental biofuel pretreatments work—a measure that helps guide research into cost-effective cellulosic ethanol.
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On the Road to Summit: More Power
5 years ago

On the Road to Summit: More Power

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Facility enhancements to accommodate Summit, the OLCF’s next leadership-class supercomputer, continue to proceed on schedule.
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Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios
5 years ago

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Using Titan, researchers at Stony Brook University completed a three-dimensional, high-resolution investigation of the thermonuclear burning a double-detonation white dwarf undergoes before explosion.
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HPCwire recognizes OLCF at SC15
5 years ago

HPCwire recognizes OLCF at SC15

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

Editors’ choice award highlights OLCF’s role in Summit collaboration
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Warmer Water to Cool Future OLCF Supercomputers
5 years ago

Warmer Water to Cool Future OLCF Supercomputers

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

A move from cold- to warm-water cooling is projected to lower the OLCF’s cooling costs by more than half, saving nearly a million dollars per year in total operating costs.
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ORNL Engages UT Students in Data Center Design and Management
5 years ago

ORNL Engages UT Students in Data Center Design and Management

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

This fall, ORNL partnered with the University of Tennessee to offer a minor-degree program in data center technology and management, one of the first offerings of its kind in the country.
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ORNL Researchers Hail Promise of Data-Driven Materials Discovery and Design
5 years ago

ORNL Researchers Hail Promise of Data-Driven Materials Discovery and Design

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

An article, published in the October 2015 issue of Nature Materials, provides an overview of recent advances in experimental imaging, data analytics, and high-performance computing that are enabling new opportunities for discovery and design of advanced materials.
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