Articles in the Science Category

[ Apr 11 2014 - 7:22 am ]

The work of ORNL postdoctoral fellow Trung Nguyen appeared as the cover story in the March 21, 2014, print edition of Nanoscale, a high-impact journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry. It was also published online.

[ Mar 18 2014 - 12:41 pm ]

A team from Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) in Virginia is working to deepen our understanding of quarks, enlisting the help of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer.

[ Feb 14 2014 - 3:21 pm ]

Titan allows advanced scientific applications to reach unprecedented speeds, enabling scientific breakthroughs faster than ever with only a marginal increase in power consumption.

[ Jan 2 2014 - 12:40 pm ]

A team led by ORNL’s Jeremy Smith, the director of ORNL’s Center for Molecular Biophysics and a Governor’s Chair at the University of Tennessee, has uncovered information that could help others harvest energy from plant mass.

[ Dec 16 2013 - 5:39 pm ]

Titan is allowing scientists to simulate proton-coupled electron transfer at a level that was previously impossible.

[ Dec 16 2013 - 2:41 pm ]

To prepare California for the next “big one,” SCEC joint researchers are simulating earthquakes at high frequencies for more detailed predictions that are needed by structural engineers on Titan.

[ Dec 13 2013 - 8:00 am ]

Using computational molecular dynamics simulations, researchers at ORNL and the University of Tennessee–ORNL Joint Institute for Computational Sciences have discovered a molecular “switch” in a receptor that controls cell behavior.

[ Nov 18 2013 - 1:00 pm ]

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 59 projects for 2014, sharing nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science.

[ Nov 12 2013 - 5:48 pm ]

Researchers simulating high-temperature superconductors has topped 15 petaflops on ORNL’s Titan supercomputer. More importantly, they did it with an algorithm that substantially overcomes two major roadblocks to realistic superconductor modeling.

[ Nov 11 2013 - 8:02 pm ]

Scientists from Germany’s HZDR–Dresden used Titan, the most powerful supercomputer in the United States located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to simulate billions of particles in two passing plasma jet streams.