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ExaSMR Nominated for 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
9 months ago

ExaSMR Nominated for 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

The Exascale Small Modular Reactor effort, or ExaSMR, is a software stack developed over seven years under the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project to produce the highest-resolution simulations of …
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Oxygen-28 Unbound
10 months ago

Oxygen-28 Unbound

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Isotopes — atoms of a particular element that have different numbers of neutrons — can be used for a variety of tasks, from tracking climate change to conducting …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: ExaSMR
10 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: ExaSMR

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Steven Hamilton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: WDMApp
11 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: WDMApp

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Amitava Bhattacharjee Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class …
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Shedding Light on Singlet Fission Materials
11 months ago

Shedding Light on Singlet Fission Materials

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Using the full capabilities of the Quantinuum H1-1 quantum computer, researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory not only demonstrated best practices for scientific computing …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: WarpX
11 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: WarpX

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Jean-Luc Vay, Accelerator Technology & Applied Physics Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop …
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Advancing Nanoscience Through Largescale MD Simulations
11 months ago

Advancing Nanoscience Through Largescale MD Simulations

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Over the past decade, teams of engineers, chemists and biologists have analyzed the physical and chemical properties of cicada wings, hoping to unlock the secret of their ability …
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New Insights Into a Shapeshifting Protein Complex
12 months ago

New Insights Into a Shapeshifting Protein Complex

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Transcription factor IIH, or TFIIH, pronounced “TF two H,” is a veritable workhorse among the protein complexes that control human cell activity. It plays critical roles both in …
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Peering into the Universe’s Dark Matter
12 months ago

Peering into the Universe’s Dark Matter

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A research team from the University of California, Santa Cruz, have used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit supercomputer to run one of the most complete cosmological …
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Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations
12 months ago

Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As a result of largescale 3D supernova simulations conducted on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit supercomputer by researchers from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge …
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The NCCS’s Operational Orchestrator
1 year ago

The NCCS’s Operational Orchestrator

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

At the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), Ashley Barker enjoys one of the least complicated–sounding job titles at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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The OLCF’s Matt Sieger Selected to Lead OLCF-6
1 year ago

The OLCF’s Matt Sieger Selected to Lead OLCF-6

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, People

by Rachel McDowell

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Matt Sieger has been named the project director for the OLCF-6 effort. This next OLCF undertaking will plan …
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Predicting the Future of Fission Power
1 year ago

Predicting the Future of Fission Power

By  •  1 year ago  •  Industry, Science, Technology

As renewable sources of energy such as wind and sun power are being increasingly added to the country’s electrical grid, old-fashioned nuclear energy is also being primed for …
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Simulating a More Detailed Universe with Frontier
1 year ago

Simulating a More Detailed Universe with Frontier

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

A trio of new and improved cosmological simulation codes was unveiled in a series of presentations at the annual April Meeting of the American Physical Society in Minneapolis, …
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Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
2 years ago

Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Technology

A 16-member team of researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) won the …
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Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them
2 years ago

Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Technology

When the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill in 2020, pharmaceutical companies countered with remarkable speed to develop mRNA vaccines by the end of that year. …
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