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ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments
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ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments

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Scientists seek to use quantum materials—those that have correlated order at the subatomic level—for electronic devices, quantum computers, and superconductors. Quantum materials owe many of their properties to the physics …
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ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus
3 weeks ago

ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, the IBM AC922 Summit, to identify 77 small-molecule drug …
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Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows
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Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows

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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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Machine Learning for Better Drug Design
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Machine Learning for Better Drug Design

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When Harel Weinstein and his team at the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College (Weill Cornell Medicine) of Cornell University set out to learn the molecular mechanisms of drugs, …
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ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save Fuel
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ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save Fuel

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, approximately 6 billion gallons of fuel are wasted as vehicles wait at stop lights or sit in dense traffic with engines idling, according to US Department of Energy …
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Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition
2 months ago

Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

By: Paul Boisvert, 502-229-4466, BoisvertPL@ornl.gov

An international team of researchers has discovered the hydrogen atoms in a metal hydride material are much more tightly spaced than had been predicted for …
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OLCF is Looking into the Present and the Future of Large-Scale Data Science
2 months ago

OLCF is Looking into the Present and the Future of Large-Scale Data Science

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This story is the first in a series called “Data Matters,” a short series of features dedicated to exploring the relevance of data for scientific advancement and exploration at the …
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Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling
2 months ago

Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using machine learning and simulations, scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have confirmed a relationship between two mechanisms used to explain the ductility properties …
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Big Iron Afterlife: How ORNL’s Titan Supercomputer Was Recycled
3 months ago

Big Iron Afterlife: How ORNL’s Titan Supercomputer Was Recycled

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, OLCF History

When the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer was finally decommissioned on August 1 after 7 years of faithful service, it had successfully executed a total of 2.8 million jobs for scientists …
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Speeding Toward the Future of Fusion
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Speeding Toward the Future of Fusion

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In 1934, physicist Ernest Rutherford and his colleagues produced the first fusion reaction—the fusing of light nuclei to release energy—in a laboratory by converting deuterium, a heavy hydrogen isotope, to …
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With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope
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With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope

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Simulating SKA1-Low processing using the world’s biggest supercomputer from ICRAR on Vimeo.

For nearly three decades, scientists and engineers across the globe have worked on the Square Kilometre Array …
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In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network
3 months ago

In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

When Joel Saltz—chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center at Stony Brook University in New York—visited the US Department of Energy’s …
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