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Bronson Messer Named 2020 ORPA Postdoc Mentor of the Year
8 months ago

Bronson Messer Named 2020 ORPA Postdoc Mentor of the Year

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

By: Laurie Varma and Phil Lotshaw

Each year, members of the Oak Ridge Postdoctoral Association Executive Committee and the Office of Research Excellence select a mentor of the year. Bronson …
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New Daymet Data Facilitates Environmental Science, Earth System Modeling
9 months ago

New Daymet Data Facilitates Environmental Science, Earth System Modeling

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The widely used Daymet dataset of North American weather metrics has been upgraded with the release of Daymet Version 4, rolling out enhancements such as greater precision on temperatures and …
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Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond
9 months ago

Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond

By  •  9 months ago  •  Events, Technology

This is a joint story by OLCF writers Coury Turczyn and Rachel McDowell.

When University of Michigan (UM) professor of aerospace engineering Venkat Raman and his team of graduate students …
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Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition
2 years ago

Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

By: Paul Boisvert, 502-229-4466, BoisvertPL@ornl.gov

An international team of researchers has discovered the hydrogen atoms in a metal hydride material are much more tightly spaced than had been predicted for …
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A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit
2 years ago

A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Turbulence, the state of disorderly fluid motion, is a scientific puzzle of great complexity. Turbulence permeates many applications in science and engineering, including combustion, pollutant transport, weather forecasting, astrophysics, and …
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In the Mix
2 years ago

In the Mix

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

by Sara Shoemaker

Mixing metals into alloys is an age-old practice. The tedious trial and error of heating, cooling, testing, and remixing was once the only method to fine-tune the …
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Introducing Summit
3 years ago

Introducing Summit

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured

The biggest problems in science require supercomputers of unprecedented capability. That’s why the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched Summit, a system 8 times more powerful …
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OLCF 25: Shaking up Earthquake Preparedness
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Shaking up Earthquake Preparedness

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Building a SmartTruck
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Building a SmartTruck

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Revealing Supernova Secrets
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Revealing Supernova Secrets

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Detailing Combustion
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Detailing Combustion

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Resurrecting Earth’s Paleoclimate
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Resurrecting Earth’s Paleoclimate

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Unearthing the Subsurface
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Unearthing the Subsurface

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Mapping the Nuclear Landscape
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Mapping the Nuclear Landscape

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Tunneling Electrons
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Tunneling Electrons

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Illuminating Dark Matter
4 years ago

OLCF 25: Illuminating Dark Matter

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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