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ALCC Program Awards Nearly 6 Million Summit Node Hours across 31 Projects
2 months ago

ALCC Program Awards Nearly 6 Million Summit Node Hours across 31 Projects

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

Each year, researchers are awarded computing hours at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge …
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Weighing up Plasma Particles
2 months ago

Weighing up Plasma Particles

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

The sun’s energy is the result of a continuous series of nuclear fusion reactions in which ionized hydrogen in the form of plasma collides at high speeds and releases helium …
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Love-hate Relationship of Solvent and Water Leads to Better Biomass Breakup
3 months ago

Love-hate Relationship of Solvent and Water Leads to Better Biomass Breakup

By  •  3 months ago  •  Science

Media contact: Kimberly Askey, askeyka@ornl.gov, 865.576.2841

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutron scattering and supercomputing to better understand how an organic solvent and water work …
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Amidst Pandemic, OLCF Hosts First Remote User Meeting
3 months ago

Amidst Pandemic, OLCF Hosts First Remote User Meeting

By  •  3 months ago  •  Events

Earlier this month, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), held …
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Developing a Quantum Community
4 months ago

Developing a Quantum Community

By  •  4 months ago  •  Events, Science

In April, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), held its …
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A New Method for Unraveling Complex Gene Interactions
5 months ago

A New Method for Unraveling Complex Gene Interactions

By  •  5 months ago  •  Science

The first step for biologists who want to develop new, more efficient biofuels is to understand the genetic underpinnings of plants that can be digested by microbes into chemical compounds. …
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2020 OLCF User Meeting: Remote Together
5 months ago

2020 OLCF User Meeting: Remote Together

By  •  5 months ago  •  Events

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will hold its 16th annual …
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Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows
7 months ago

Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

In 1922, English meteorologist Lewis Fry Richardson published Weather Prediction by Numerical Analysis. This influential work included a few pages devoted to a phenomenological model that described the way that …
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“Bubbles” Demonstrates the Power of GPUs, Immersion Cooling
7 months ago

“Bubbles” Demonstrates the Power of GPUs, Immersion Cooling

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

Two high school students from Knoxville’s L&N STEM Academy spent their internships at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) developing Bubbles—a demonstration unit used to show …
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Making room for Frontier
8 months ago

Making room for Frontier

By  •  8 months ago  •  Technology

One of the challenges of cutting-edge equipment at a cutting-edge laboratory is that when a problem arises, the answers are never straightforward.

As the 2021 delivery date for Frontier — …
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The Last User of Titan
9 months ago

The Last User of Titan

By  •  9 months ago  •  People, Science

Titan, the groundbreaking Cray XK7 supercomputer operated by the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), was officially decommissioned …
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The OLCF to Mentor Interns Competing at SC19
11 months ago

The OLCF to Mentor Interns Competing at SC19

By  •  11 months ago  •  Events, People

This year, the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be hosting a team at the 13th Student Cluster Competition (SCC) in Denver, CO.

Developed in 2007 …
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2019 Gordon Bell Finalists Powered by Summit
12 months ago

2019 Gordon Bell Finalists Powered by Summit

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

It has been a little over a year since the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, officially debuted the …
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CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced
1 year ago

CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

In preparation for the Frontier supercomputer, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has selected eight research projects to participate in its Center for Accelerated …
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Summer Interns Gain Hands-On Experience at Massive Scale
1 year ago

Summer Interns Gain Hands-On Experience at Massive Scale

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

Each year, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) welcomes a new group of summer interns from a wide range of backgrounds.

Through opportunities offered by …
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ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources
1 year ago

ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, researchers are awarded computing hours at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge …
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