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About Rachel Harken

Rachel Harken is a science writer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
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Second “Introduce Your Daughter to AI” Event Is a Hit
2 months ago

Second “Introduce Your Daughter to AI” Event Is a Hit

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

The Women in Computing (WiC) networking group at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) hosted its second “Introduce Your Daughter to AI” workshop on June …
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ORNL Staff Plug into Tech Day
2 months ago

ORNL Staff Plug into Tech Day

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

Last month, the US Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Tech Day 2019 put federal agencies’ emerging technologies on display for the public, highlighting developments in 3D printing, cybersecurity, virtual reality, and …
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TechInt Develops New Solutions for Storage on Summit
2 months ago

TechInt Develops New Solutions for Storage on Summit

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

The computational users running scientific codes on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer are generating more data than ever. To handle this data explosion, …
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Science at Exascale: Molecular Dynamics for Materials
4 months ago

Science at Exascale: Molecular Dynamics for Materials

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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Science at Exascale: 3D Printing
4 months ago

Science at Exascale: 3D Printing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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Science at Exascale: The Future of Fusion Modeling
4 months ago

Science at Exascale: The Future of Fusion Modeling

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting
4 months ago

OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting

By  •  4 months ago  •  People

Bronson Messer, a computational scientist at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), gave an invited talk at the American Physical Society’s (APS’s) “Quarks to the Cosmos” April meeting in …
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Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles
5 months ago

Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

At the turn of the 20th century, scientists discovered that atoms were composed of smaller particles. They found that inside each atom, negatively charged electrons orbit a nucleus made of …
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Adamson Named New Group Leader for HPC Core Ops
5 months ago

Adamson Named New Group Leader for HPC Core Ops

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

Ryan Adamson, former senior high-performance computing (HPC) security engineer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), has been appointed group leader of the OLCF’s HPC Core Operations (HPC Core …
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Troubleshooting the World’s Smartest and Fastest Supercomputer
5 months ago

Troubleshooting the World’s Smartest and Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

The unique process of accepting a new supercomputer is one of the most challenging projects a programmer may take on during a career. When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s …
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NCCS Introduces HPC Core Operations Group
7 months ago

NCCS Introduces HPC Core Operations Group

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), which houses the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), has created the High-Performance Computing Core Operations (HPC Core Ops) Group to oversee the …
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OLCF Staff Elected to APS Division of Computational Physics Executive Committee
7 months ago

OLCF Staff Elected to APS Division of Computational Physics Executive Committee

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

This month, the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Computational Physics (DCOMP) elected two Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members to its executive committee. The National Center for …
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