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Computing Genes to Support Living Clean
1 week ago

Computing Genes to Support Living Clean

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application
2 weeks ago

Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
2 weeks ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, People

Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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Uncharted Territory
1 month ago

Uncharted Territory

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Ambitious supercomputers attract ambitious users. After debuting as the world’s fastest supercomputer in June, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop Summit is already demonstrating its utility for solving …
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SmartTruck Steps Up Simulations for Certification by Computation
2 months ago

SmartTruck Steps Up Simulations for Certification by Computation

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Long-haul tractor trailers, often referred to as “18-wheelers,” transport everything from household goods to supermarket foodstuffs across the United States every year. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, these …
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Transforming Gas into Fuels with Better Alloys
3 months ago

Transforming Gas into Fuels with Better Alloys

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Technological advances in oil and gas well stimulation over the past decade now allow for the production of natural gas from shale gas trapped in rock formations underground. With the …
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Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments
3 months ago

Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Along with surgery and chemotherapy, radiation therapy is one of the most widely accepted forms of cancer therapy today. Current radiation beams for cancer treatments employ photons (light particles), positively …
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer
4 months ago

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched the IBM AC922 Summit, the world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer, on June 8. Guests present to celebrate …
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Introducing Summit
5 months ago

Introducing Summit

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured

The biggest problems in science require supercomputers of unprecedented capability. That’s why the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched Summit, a system 8 times more powerful …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
5 months ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
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Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading
5 months ago

Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading

By  •  5 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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