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Faces of Summit: Preparing to Launch
3 weeks ago

Faces of Summit: Preparing to Launch

By  •  3 weeks 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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Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA
1 month ago

Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Industry

In 2012, a small Berkeley, California, startup called KatRisk set out to improve the quality of worldwide flood risk maps. With backgrounds in engineering, hydrology, and risk modeling, the company’s …
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Faces of Summit: Building a Better Summit
3 months ago

Faces of Summit: Building a Better Summit

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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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
3 months ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
3 months ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries
3 months ago

Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Nuclear physicists are using the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to study particle interactions important to energy production in the Sun and …
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Ready for 25 More Years
6 months ago

Ready for 25 More Years

By  •  6 months ago  •  Events

On Tuesday, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) celebrated 25 years of high-performance computing (HPC). ORNL hosted leaders from government, academia, and industry …
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OLCF Postdoc Fuses the Gap Between Experiment and Computation
7 months ago

OLCF Postdoc Fuses the Gap Between Experiment and Computation

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

Ada Sedova, a postdoctoral research associate at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), tries to spend quality time away from her computer screen—where she is …
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Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research
8 months ago

Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

The chemical neurotransmitter dopamine is critical to sending and receiving signals in the nervous system linked to motor movements, learning, and habit formation, which is why many therapies for drug …
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Budiardja Receives Runner-Up Best Paper at Cray User Group Meeting
10 months ago

Budiardja Receives Runner-Up Best Paper at Cray User Group Meeting

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

While researchers are busy answering big science questions on the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members are keeping the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, now …
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How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?
11 months ago

How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?

By  •  11 months ago  •  Science

Fusion, the energy that powers the stars, might one day provide abundant energy here on Earth.

In a nuclear fusion reactor, the hot, charged gas known as plasma reaches out …
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Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research
12 months ago

Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research

By  •  12 months ago  •  People

The study of the atomic nucleus is important to both the subatomic world of particle physics and hands-on research in the nuclear, chemical, and materials sciences. By simulating nuclei using …
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