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Exascale acceleration
1 week ago

Exascale acceleration

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Just how fast can the world’s fastest supercomputer go? Maybe even faster than imagined.

Researchers studying plasma physics for particle accelerators recently used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Frontier …
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Charting the new Frontier
2 weeks ago

Charting the new Frontier

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Science

The Frontier supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory logged a new benchmark this week that further illustrates its world-changing potential and held onto its top ranking as …
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INCITE program awards supercomputing time to 56 projects to accelerate science and engineering research
2 weeks ago

INCITE program awards supercomputing time to 56 projects to accelerate science and engineering research

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

MEDIA CONTACTS: Julie Parente Argonne National Laboratory, jparente@anl.gov Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory, betheakl@ornl.gov

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced allocations of supercomputer access to …
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Distilling How Water Turns into Ice
3 weeks ago

Distilling How Water Turns into Ice

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Among the mysteries of science that continue to elude researchers, one stands apart in its vexing simplicity: ice. Yes, frozen water. Water’s transformation from liquid to solid is …
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LLNL, ORNL unite for UnifyFS
4 weeks ago

LLNL, ORNL unite for UnifyFS

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Science

A multi-institution team is celebrating the latest software release that supports the use of distributed node-local storage devices for high-performance computing (HPC) applications. The software is an important piece of …
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Solving the protein puzzle
1 month ago

Solving the protein puzzle

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A simple scoop of soil or water can hold an entire ecosystem–potentially millions or more microscopic organisms and the countless proteins they rely on to survive.

Computations performed at the …
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WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist
1 month ago

WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The development of plasma-based particle accelerators—experimental technology that promises several advantages over conventional accelerators—may soon be accelerated itself by a new, advanced simulation code: WarpX.

Produced primarily by a team …
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Fast-tracking medical discovery
1 month ago

Fast-tracking medical discovery

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The world’s fastest supercomputer could help discover the next great cure hiding in plain sight.

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used Frontier, the world’s …
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Exascale Day 2022
1 month ago

Exascale Day 2022

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

On October 18, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is celebrating the fourth National Exascale Day.

The holiday was created in 2019 as an initiative …
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2022 OLCF User Group Executive Board Election
1 month ago

2022 OLCF User Group Executive Board Election

By  •  1 month ago  •  Science

Six candidates are running for three open positions on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) User Group (OUG) Executive Board. The OUG Executive Board represents the needs of users …
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ORNL staff join industry, government mentors in student cluster competition
2 months ago

ORNL staff join industry, government mentors in student cluster competition

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

From January to March of this year, five Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) staff members from the National Center for Computational Sciences served as mentors in the 2022 Winter Classic …
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Spinning up Quantum Fidelity
2 months ago

Spinning up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers reached new levels of accuracy in quantum simulations of spin defects using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Quantum Computing User Program, or QCUP, at the U.S. Department of …
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New Storage System Complements Existing Capabilities at the OLCF
2 months ago

New Storage System Complements Existing Capabilities at the OLCF

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

Users of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) computing systems will soon have access to a new data storage system managed by the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS). Themis, an …
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Lab Experiments Support the COVID-19 Bradykinin Storm Theory
2 months ago

Lab Experiments Support the COVID-19 Bradykinin Storm Theory

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A new paper published in Nature Communications adds further evidence to the bradykinin storm theory of COVID-19’s viral pathogenesis—a theory that was posited 2 years ago by a …
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OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award
3 months ago

OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, People

A team that includes researchers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently received an R&D 100 Award for their work on Flash-X, a multiphysics simulation software package with applications …
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OLCF, ECMWF Accepting Proposals for New Virtual Hackathon
4 months ago

OLCF, ECMWF Accepting Proposals for New Virtual Hackathon

By  •  4 months ago  •  Events, Science

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), in partnership with the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is accepting proposals for the 2022 Integrated Forecast System (IFS) Experimental Nature …
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