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Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing
2 weeks ago

Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

During chemical vapor infiltration, gaseous vapor reacts on the surface of the preform fibers at elevated temperatures to coat the material. If applied long enough, the gas …
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Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle
2 weeks ago

Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 11, 2019—An international collaboration including scientists at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) solved a 50-year-old puzzle that explains why beta decays …
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Modeling the origin story of the elements
3 weeks ago

Modeling the origin story of the elements

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Written by: Sean M. Simoneau, simoneausm@ornl.gov, 865.241.0709

More than 1800 years ago, Chinese astronomers puzzled over the sudden appearance of a bright “guest star” in the sky, unaware that they …
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New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock
2 months ago

New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Deep beneath the Earth’s surface, oil and groundwater percolate through gaps in rock and other geologic material. Hidden from sight, these critical resources pose a significant challenge for scientists seeking …
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ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio
2 months ago

ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

As home to three top-ranked supercomputers of the last decade, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has become synonymous with scientific computing at the largest …
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A Sneak Peek at 19 Science Simulations for the Summit Supercomputer in 2019
2 months ago

A Sneak Peek at 19 Science Simulations for the Summit Supercomputer in 2019

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This month, Summit Early Science Program users are starting to work on some of the world’s toughest science problems on its most powerful supercomputer: the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit system …
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Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries
3 months ago

Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In today’s technology landscape, companies are continually making improvements to electronic devices. Bigger screens, better cameras, and smarter systems are just some of the improvements these companies promise to consumers …
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Breaching the Biomass Problem
3 months ago

Breaching the Biomass Problem

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A visualization of a cellulose fiber (green) interacting with lignin (brown). Using supercomputers like the OLCF’s Cray XK7 Titan, ORNL researchers model biomass molecules at a level …
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Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing
4 months ago

Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The Pinnacle Engines opposed-piston cylinder shown in three different views. Visualizations illustrate the generation of coherent flow structures and their collapse during the compression stroke, which leads to …
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Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award
4 months ago

Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People

The project team for the design and construction of the Summit supercomputing facility at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) received the Tennessee Chamber of …
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Teaching and Learning
4 months ago

Teaching and Learning

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
4 months ago

Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Two US Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories were recently awarded the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM’s) Gordon Bell Prize for work done on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing …
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