Articles in the Science Category

[ Jun 27 2017 - 9:01 am ]

Using the 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, a team of researchers based at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory are predicting how ITER—the world’s largest experimental magnetic fusion reactor, which is currently under construction in France—will withstand the extreme heat involved in extracting exhaust.

[ Jun 5 2017 - 12:57 pm ]

A team led by ORNL’s Amit Shyam and Dongwon Shin is using Titan to explore the possibilities of designing various high-temperature–capable alloys, in hopes of changing the paradigm for current alloy design and significantly shortening the typical alloy development and deployment process.

[ Jun 5 2017 - 12:50 pm ]

A team of computational researchers, led by Jefferson Lab’s Robert Edwards, has been using the Titan supercomputer to support advancements in large-scale Jefferson Lab experiments.

[ May 9 2017 - 1:49 pm ]

A team of computational scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign used the Titan supercomputer to model one of life’s ubiquitous molecular motors.

[ May 9 2017 - 9:24 am ]

The Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility has enabled scientists from a team led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to explore an unexpected oxidation state in the rare, radioactive element berkelium that was first observed in experiment.

[ Apr 18 2017 - 7:40 am ]

The startup of the first new US nuclear reactor in more than 20 years benefited from advanced simulation capabilities carried out on OLCF systems by the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors.

[ Apr 18 2017 - 7:32 am ]

Multi-institution research team uses supercomputing to understand processes leading to increased drought resistance in food and fuel crops.

[ Mar 28 2017 - 11:29 am ]

Using advanced modeling and simulation, seismic data generated by earthquakes, and one of the world’s fastest supercomputers, a team led by Jeroen Tromp of Princeton University is creating a detailed 3-D picture of Earth’s interior.

[ Mar 28 2017 - 9:21 am ]

University of Virginia professor Leonid Zhigilei led a team that used the OLCF’s Titan supercomputer to gain deeper insights into laser interactions with metal surfaces.

[ Feb 28 2017 - 10:40 am ]

A team led by Sandia’s Joseph Oefelein is studying fuel systems in diesel engines at ORNL to develop new predictive models for transportation systems.