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Scientists Use Summit Supercomputer, Deep Learning to Predict Protein Functions at Genome Scale
2 weeks ago

Scientists Use Summit Supercomputer, Deep Learning to Predict Protein Functions at Genome Scale

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

by Kim Askey, askeyka@ornl.gov, 865.576.2841

A team of scientists led by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) …
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Firing Up Quantum Fidelity
2 weeks ago

Firing Up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers used the Quantum Computing User Program (QCUP) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to achieve major improvements in quantum fidelity, a potential step …
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Thinking outside the Black Box
2 weeks ago

Thinking outside the Black Box

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A study led by scientists at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) plumbs the depths of deep learning and could connect the digital synapses toward …
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2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review
3 weeks ago

2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

In 2021, supercomputing at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) enabled new scientific breakthroughs amid the global pandemic.

From modeling small particles called quarks to …
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Closing In on Fusion
1 month ago

Closing In on Fusion

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

The same process that fuels stars could one day be used to generate massive amounts of power here on Earth. Nuclear fusion—in which atomic nuclei fuse to form heavier nuclei and release energy in …
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Supercomputers Support Nobel Prize–Winning Research
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Supercomputers Support Nobel Prize–Winning Research

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

In October, a scientist whose research was supported by modeling and simulation efforts on supercomputers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) shared the Nobel …
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ORNL’s AAIMS Group Scores Two Awards
2 months ago

ORNL’s AAIMS Group Scores Two Awards

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

Two different studies produced by the Analytics and AI Methods at Scale (AAIMS) group, which resides within the National Center for Computational Sciences at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) …
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“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action
2 months ago

“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medical School’s Department of Physiology and Biophysics has developed a new computational technique to conduct molecular dynamics simulations of proteins at the specific …
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Meet Gina Tourassi, Director of the National Center for Computational Sciences
2 months ago

Meet Gina Tourassi, Director of the National Center for Computational Sciences

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide …
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OLCF’s Bing Xie Receives Early Career Award
2 months ago

OLCF’s Bing Xie Receives Early Career Award

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

Bing Xie, a high-performance computing systems engineer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, has received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society’s Early Career Researchers Award for …
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Team Earns Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Nomination for Simulating Carbon at Extreme Pressures and Temperatures
2 months ago

Team Earns Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Nomination for Simulating Carbon at Extreme Pressures and Temperatures

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Are diamonds even stronger than we’ve ever imagined? Can other post-diamond phases appear when diamond is subjected to extreme pressures? A team used machine-learned descriptions of interatomic interactions on the …
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Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
2 months ago

Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As the coronavirus pandemic entered its second year, a team of scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to streamline the …
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Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
2 months ago

Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

To find weapons to fight the coronavirus, scientists used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to peer inside the intricacies of how the virus reproduces itself.

“Think of it as like a …
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We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle
2 months ago

We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team led by Rommie Amaro of the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), has used the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge …
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INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Projects to Advance Open Science
2 months ago

INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Projects to Advance Open Science

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced allocations of supercomputer access to 51 high-impact computational science projects for 2022 through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory …
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Unraveling the “Big Boom”
2 months ago

Unraveling the “Big Boom”

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit supercomputer provide a more detailed look at how stars die and could help unlock new insights into the origins of Earth’s heavy …
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