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Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures
9 months ago

Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), a team at the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute has confirmed details of a …
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The Impact of Exascale Computing on Modeling and Simulation with Big Data and AI
10 months ago

The Impact of Exascale Computing on Modeling and Simulation with Big Data and AI

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility will be home to one of the nation’s first exascale systems, Frontier, which will help guide researchers to new discoveries at exascale—exceeding a quintillion, …
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Imagine the World of Exascale with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and AMD
10 months ago

Imagine the World of Exascale with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and AMD

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This week marks the second annual Exascale Day celebration, an event that highlights the need for and potential benefits of Exascale Computing.  Exascale Day gives the high-performance computing (HPC) industry …
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DOE and NCSA Supercomputing Speed Studies into Black Hole Origins
10 months ago

DOE and NCSA Supercomputing Speed Studies into Black Hole Origins

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Five years ago this month, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, made its first detection of gravitational waves, marking a historic event in the astrophysics community. Since then, LIGO …
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Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future
11 months ago

Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) IBM AC922 Summit—the nation’s most powerful supercomputer devoted to open science, located at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’
12 months ago

Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, People, Science

In 2015, all member states of the United Nations pledged to pursue the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set forth by the UN General Assembly in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable …
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Sparks Fly in Marriage of GE’s GENESIS Code and the Summit Supercomputer
12 months ago

Sparks Fly in Marriage of GE’s GENESIS Code and the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

General Electric (GE)—a company well-known for its contributions to aviation, power, renewable energy, and more—aims to design gas turbine jet engines that are world leading in efficiency, emissions, and durability. …
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Weighing up Plasma Particles
12 months ago

Weighing up Plasma Particles

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The sun’s energy is the result of a continuous series of nuclear fusion reactions in which ionized hydrogen in the form of plasma collides at high speeds and releases helium …
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Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response
12 months ago

Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Analyses of lung fluid cells from COVID-19 patients conducted on the nation’s fastest supercomputer point to gene expression patterns that may explain the runaway symptoms produced by the body’s response …
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Love-hate Relationship of Solvent and Water Leads to Better Biomass Breakup
1 year ago

Love-hate Relationship of Solvent and Water Leads to Better Biomass Breakup

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Media contact: Kimberly Askey, askeyka@ornl.gov, 865.576.2841

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutron scattering and supercomputing to better understand how an organic solvent and water work …
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X-rays Size up Protein Structure at the ‘Heart’ of COVID-19 Virus
1 year ago

X-rays Size up Protein Structure at the ‘Heart’ of COVID-19 Virus

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Media contact: Jeremy Rumsey, rumseyjp@ornl.gov, 865.576.2038

A team of researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge and Argonne national laboratories has performed the first room-temperature X-ray measurements on the SARS-CoV-2 …
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Summit Helps Predict Molecular Breakups
1 year ago

Summit Helps Predict Molecular Breakups

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Designing materials with certain properties is the first step to making computer chips that can store more information, superconductors that could help to solve the world’s energy problems, and drugs …
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Knocking Out Drug Side Effects with Supercomputing
1 year ago

Knocking Out Drug Side Effects with Supercomputing

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Psychedelic drugs could be effective in treating psychiatric disorders such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, but medical use of these drugs is limited by the hallucinations they cause.

“What …
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Supercomputing Aids Scientists Seeking Therapies for Deadly Bacterial Disease
1 year ago

Supercomputing Aids Scientists Seeking Therapies for Deadly Bacterial Disease

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Francisella tularensis, a bacterium that causes the illness tularemia (also known as “rabbit fever”), is one of the most hostile organisms on the planet. Once the bacterium enters the body …
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A New Method for Unraveling Complex Gene Interactions
1 year ago

A New Method for Unraveling Complex Gene Interactions

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

The first step for biologists who want to develop new, more efficient biofuels is to understand the genetic underpinnings of plants that can be digested by microbes into chemical compounds. …
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Mining for COVID-19 Connections
1 year ago

Mining for COVID-19 Connections

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Scientists have tapped the immense power of the Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to comb through millions of medical journal articles to identify potential vaccines, drugs and effective …
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