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Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation
3 weeks ago

Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Nuclear fusion, the same kind of energy that fuels stars, could one day power our world with abundant, safe, and carbon-free energy. Aided by supercomputers Summit at the US Department …
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US Air Force, ORNL Launch Next-Generation Global Weather Forecasting System
4 weeks ago

US Air Force, ORNL Launch Next-Generation Global Weather Forecasting System

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

The US Air Force and the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched a new high-performance weather forecasting computer system that will provide a platform for some …
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New Daymet Data Facilitates Environmental Science, Earth System Modeling
1 month ago

New Daymet Data Facilitates Environmental Science, Earth System Modeling

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

The widely used Daymet dataset of North American weather metrics has been upgraded with the release of Daymet Version 4, rolling out enhancements such as greater precision on temperatures and …
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OLCF, UTK Researchers Explore Potential of Quantum Annealing to Solve Optimization Problems
1 month ago

OLCF, UTK Researchers Explore Potential of Quantum Annealing to Solve Optimization Problems

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) and University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) established a quantum annealing benchmark for optimization problems with the help of a quantum computer. …
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Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe
1 month ago

Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Since the 1930s, scientists have been using particle accelerators to gain insights into the structure of matter and the laws of physics that govern our world. Today, these accelerators are …
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A New Approach for Bigger and Better Earthquake Modeling
1 month ago

A New Approach for Bigger and Better Earthquake Modeling

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

This story was originally written by Aaron Dubrow at the Texas Advanced Computer Center and adapted by Rachel McDowell for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.

A randomly selected …
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Compelling Evidence of Neutrino Process Opens Physics Possibilities
1 month ago

Compelling Evidence of Neutrino Process Opens Physics Possibilities

By  •  1 month ago  •  Science

The COHERENT particle physics experiment at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has firmly established the existence of a new kind of neutrino interaction. Because neutrinos are electrically …
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University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier
2 months ago

University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This article was originally written by Tracey Bryant, Senior Director for Research Communications at the University of Delaware.

What’s it like designing an app for the world’s fastest supercomputer, set to come …
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Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth
3 months ago

Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A multi-institutional team of scientists is using Summit, America’s fastest supercomputer for open science, to get a better understanding of how certain proteins signal body cells to reproduce uncontrollably, triggering …
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Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication
3 months ago

Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

DNA replication is one of the most important processes in biology, responsible for ensuring that a cell’s genetic material is copied over to new cells efficiently during cell division. But …
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Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer
4 months ago

Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Today at the 2020 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, or SC20, virtual conference, two deserving teams were awarded two distinguished prizes for research conducted on …
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Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations
4 months ago

Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

One of the biggest challenges of drug discovery lies in the fact that scientists must search through an almost infinite space of chemical compounds to find one that might be …
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Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19
4 months ago

Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since a team at the University of Texas at Austin and the National Institutes of Health first mapped the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein—the main infection machinery of the virus that causes …
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Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit
4 months ago

Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Every year at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), one deserving team is awarded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Gordon Bell Prize to …
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INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Computational Research Projects
4 months ago

INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Computational Research Projects

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

MEDIA CONTACTS: Brian Grabowski Argonne National Laboratory bgrabowski@anl.gov 630-252-1232 Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory betheakl@ornl.gov 865-576-8039

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced allocations of …
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Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize
4 months ago

Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since 1987, the Association for Computing Machinery has awarded the annual Gordon Bell Prize to recognize outstanding achievements in high-performance computing (HPC). Presented each year at the International Conference for …
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