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‘Engine of Explosion’ Discovered at OLCF now Observed in Nearby Supernova Remnant

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Now, more than a decade later, researchers mapping radiation signatures from the Cassiopeia A supernova with NASA’s NuSTAR high-energy x-ray telescope array have published observational evidence that supports the SASI model.
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Everybody’s Talking About Titan

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF-organized series “Extreme Scale Supercomputing with the Titan Supercomputer,” chaired by Jack Wells, director of science, brought together Titan users in 24 conference sessions amounting to 540 minutes.
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2015 INCITE Call for Proposals

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array of science, engineering, and computer science domains.
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OLCF Meetings with Indian Officials Produce Opportunities for Collaboration

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Computing experts from Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently met with their counterparts in India to share insights and look for collaboration opportunities.
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ORNL Researchers Collaborate to Study Application I/O Behavior

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing’s Sudharshan Vazhkudai, working with colleagues at ORNL, North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), has taken a step toward solving a key storage bottleneck.
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Remembering OLCF Group Leader

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Ricky Kendall, former Group Leader for Scientific Computing and NCCS Chief Computational Scientist, passed away on Tuesday, 18 March 2014. He was 53 years old.
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OLCF Industry User Named Person to Watch in High-Performance Computing for 2014
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OLCF Industry User Named Person to Watch in High-Performance Computing for 2014

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Titan user Masako Yamada of GE Global Research has been named one of HPCwire’s People to Watch 2014.
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Titan Delivered in 2013

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

By adding a graphics processing unit (GPU) accelerator to the 16-core central processing unit (CPU) on each node, the OLCF substantially increased Titan’s computing capability, enabling INCITE researchers to reach unprecedented science achievements.

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Collaboration Results in Better Parallel File System Tools

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

DCP has helped OLCF staff move 350 terabytes of data so far on behalf of some users, while other users have independently used dcp to copy much more.
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OLCF groups work together to evaluate faster data transfer methods

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), users on the world’s most powerful supercomputer for open science, Titan, are routinely producing tens or hundreds of terabytes of data, and many predict their needs will multiply significantly in the next 5 years.
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Photo of the Week: Cold as Ice — Using Titan to Build More Efficient Wind Turbines
4 years ago

Photo of the Week: Cold as Ice — Using Titan to Build More Efficient Wind Turbines

By  •  4 years ago  •  Industry

Scientists at GE Global Research use Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan, the world’s most powerful supercomputer, to simulate hundreds of water droplets as they freeze, with each droplet containing one million molecules.
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Boosting Bioenergy

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

A team led by ORNL’s Jeremy Smith, the director of ORNL’s Center for Molecular Biophysics and a Governor’s Chair at the University of Tennessee, has uncovered information that could help others harvest energy from plant mass.
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