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Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations
1 week ago

Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science

With the help of supercomputers, scientists are getting a better idea of how to study some of the strongest electromagnetic fields in the universe.

Scientists aim to use high-power lasers …
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Pioneering Frontier: Test-Driving with “User Zero”
3 weeks ago

Pioneering Frontier: Test-Driving with “User Zero”

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding
1 month ago

Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Can something as simple as shape fully determine whether or not proteins will bind together? Scientists are commissioning supercomputers to find out.

A team led by Sharon Glotzer, distinguished professor …
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Titan Study Takes Jet Turbine Design to New Heights
2 months ago

Titan Study Takes Jet Turbine Design to New Heights

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Titan supercomputer could clear the runway for more efficient jet-engine turbines and help set a new benchmark for turbine design.

The study …
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Pioneering Frontier: Fine-Tuning ‘Serial No. 1’
2 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Fine-Tuning ‘Serial No. 1’

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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ALCC Program Announces 2021–2022 OLCF Research Grants
3 months ago

ALCC Program Announces 2021–2022 OLCF Research Grants

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) is tasked with leading the world in supercomputing, high-end computational science, and advanced networking for science. One …
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Pioneering Frontier: Forging a New Compiler
3 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Forging a New Compiler

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines
3 months ago

GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines

By  •  3 months ago  •  Events, Featured, Industry

High-pressure turbines are complex pieces of engineering and vital components of gas turbines used to propel jet engines. The more efficient these jet engines are, the better the outcomes for …
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OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System
4 months ago

OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A newly enhanced I/O subsystem will support the nation’s first exascale supercomputer and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy high-performance computing user facility.

The …
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Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls
4 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing
4 months ago

Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Scientists have long been trying to understand the behavior of superconductors, materials that have zero electrical resistance when they reach sufficiently low temperatures. Superconductors might be useful for technologies such …
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NCCS Introduces CITADEL Security Framework
5 months ago

NCCS Introduces CITADEL Security Framework

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has unveiled CITADEL, a new framework of security protocols that will …
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Pioneering Frontier: Managing Milestones
5 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Managing Milestones

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars
5 months ago

Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

At the heart of some of the smallest and densest stars in the universe lies nuclear matter that might exist in never-before-observed exotic phases. Neutron stars, which form when the …
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ORNL’s Superb Materials Expertise, Data and AI Tools Propel Progress
5 months ago

ORNL’s Superb Materials Expertise, Data and AI Tools Propel Progress

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, scientists use artificial intelligence, or AI, to accelerate the discovery and development of materials for energy and information technologies.

“AI gives scientists …
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Pioneering Frontier: Staying on Track
5 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Staying on Track

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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