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Exascale’s New Frontier: E3SM-MMF
1 month ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: E3SM-MMF

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

PI: Mark Taylor, Sandia National Laboratories

In 2016, the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class supercomputers capable of …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: Combustion-Pele
2 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: Combustion-Pele

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

PI: Jacqueline Chen, Sandia National Laboratories

In 2016, the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class supercomputers capable of …
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Watch: ‘The Journey to Frontier’ Mini-Doc
2 months ago

Watch: ‘The Journey to Frontier’ Mini-Doc

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Technology

The job of designing and building the world’s first supercomputer capable of exascale speed — running at least a quintillion calculations per second — was no simple task. It took …
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Frontier Search for Lightweight, Flexible Alloys Wins Gordon Bell Prize
3 months ago

Frontier Search for Lightweight, Flexible Alloys Wins Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team of eight scientists won the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2023 Gordon Bell Prize for their study that used the world’s first exascale supercomputer to run one of the …
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Cloud Simulations on Frontier Awarded Gordon Bell Special Prize for Climate Modeling
3 months ago

Cloud Simulations on Frontier Awarded Gordon Bell Special Prize for Climate Modeling

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A 19-member team of scientists from across the national laboratory complex won the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2023 Gordon Bell Special Prize for Climate Modeling today for developing a model …
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Pulling Clouds into Focus
3 months ago

Pulling Clouds into Focus

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The world’s first exascale supercomputer will help scientists peer into the future of global climate change and open a window into weather patterns that could affect the world a generation …
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Big Flex for Big Science
3 months ago

Big Flex for Big Science

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers used the world’s first exascale supercomputer to run one of the largest simulations of an alloy ever and achieve near-quantum accuracy.

The study led by the University of Michigan’s …
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Exascale Blastoff
8 months ago

Exascale Blastoff

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

With the world’s first exascale supercomputer now fully open for scientific business, researchers can thank the early users who helped get the machine up to speed.

Frontier set a new …
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Summit Study Fathoms Troubled Waters of Ocean Turbulence
8 months ago

Summit Study Fathoms Troubled Waters of Ocean Turbulence

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Simulations performed on the Summit supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory revealed new insights into the role of turbulence in mixing fluids and could open new …
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Early Frontier users seize exascale advantage, grapple with grand scientific challenges
9 months ago

Early Frontier users seize exascale advantage, grapple with grand scientific challenges

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

With the world’s first exascale supercomputing system now open to full user operations, research teams are harnessing Frontier’s power and speed to tackle some of the most challenging problems in …
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Learning with the flow
9 months ago

Learning with the flow

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The bigger the swirl, the bigger the problem — and the bigger the computing power needed to solve it.

Computational fluid dynamics researchers have spent decades studying how liquids and …
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Putting Quantum Circuits to the Test
9 months ago

Putting Quantum Circuits to the Test

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Researchers used Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Computing User Program, or QCUP, to perform the first independent comparison test of leading quantum computers.

The study surveyed 24 quantum processors and …
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Best of 2023
10 months ago

Best of 2023

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

Paul Abston, leader of the HPC Infrastructure Operations Group of the National Center for Computational Sciences and manager of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s data center, has been named …
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Forging a File System
11 months ago

Forging a File System

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, People, Science

Imagine solving the greatest scientific question of the era but having no way to save your answer.

No need to fear, thanks to Dustin Leverman and his team. Leverman leads …
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Exascale acceleration
1 year ago

Exascale acceleration

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Just how fast can the world’s fastest supercomputer go? Maybe even faster than imagined.

Researchers studying plasma physics for particle accelerators recently used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Frontier …
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Charting the new Frontier
1 year ago

Charting the new Frontier

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Science

The Frontier supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory logged a new benchmark this week that further illustrates its world-changing potential and held onto its top ranking as …
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