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Scientists Use Summit Supercomputer, Deep Learning to Predict Protein Functions at Genome Scale
1 week ago

Scientists Use Summit Supercomputer, Deep Learning to Predict Protein Functions at Genome Scale

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science

by Kim Askey, askeyka@ornl.gov, 865.576.2841

A team of scientists led by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) …
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Firing up Quantum Fidelity
2 weeks ago

Firing up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers used Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Computing User Program (QCUP) to achieve major improvements in quantum fidelity, a potential step toward more accurate, reliable quantum networks and supercomputers.

Quantum …
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Thinking outside the Black Box
2 weeks ago

Thinking outside the Black Box

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A study led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists plumbs the depths of deep learning and could connect the digital synapses toward better, more reliable artificial-intelligence models.

The research team …
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2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review
3 weeks ago

2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

In 2021, supercomputing at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) enabled new scientific breakthroughs amid the global pandemic.

From modeling small particles called quarks to …
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Closing In on Fusion
1 month ago

Closing In on Fusion

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

The same process that fuels stars could one day be used to generate massive amounts of power here on Earth. Nuclear fusion—in which atomic nuclei fuse to form heavier nuclei and release energy in …
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Supercomputers Support Nobel Prize–Winning Research
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Supercomputers Support Nobel Prize–Winning Research

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

In October, a scientist whose research was supported by modeling and simulation efforts on supercomputers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) shared the Nobel …
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“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action
2 months ago

“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medical School’s Department of Physiology and Biophysics has developed a new computational technique to conduct molecular dynamics simulations of proteins at the specific …
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Team Earns Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Nomination for Simulating Carbon at Extreme Pressures and Temperatures
2 months ago

Team Earns Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Nomination for Simulating Carbon at Extreme Pressures and Temperatures

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Are diamonds even stronger than we’ve ever imagined? Can other post-diamond phases appear when diamond is subjected to extreme pressures? A team used machine-learned descriptions of interatomic interactions on the …
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Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
2 months ago

Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As the coronavirus pandemic entered its second year, a team of scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to streamline the …
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Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
2 months ago

Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

To find weapons to fight the coronavirus, scientists used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to peer inside the intricacies of how the virus reproduces itself.

“Think of it as like a …
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We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle
2 months ago

We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team led by Rommie Amaro of the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), has used the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge …
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INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Projects to Advance Open Science
2 months ago

INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Projects to Advance Open Science

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced allocations of supercomputer access to 51 high-impact computational science projects for 2022 through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory …
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Unraveling the “Big Boom”
2 months ago

Unraveling the “Big Boom”

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit supercomputer provide a more detailed look at how stars die and could help unlock new insights into the origins of Earth’s heavy …
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Exascale Computing’s Four Biggest Challenges and How They Were Overcome
3 months ago

Exascale Computing’s Four Biggest Challenges and How They Were Overcome

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

In 2008, the Exascale Study Group (ESG) issued a report, Technology Challenges in Achieving Exascale Systems, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. It concluded that exascale supercomputers faced …
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Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations
4 months ago

Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

With the help of supercomputers, scientists are getting a better idea of how to study some of the strongest electromagnetic fields in the universe.

Scientists aim to use high-power lasers …
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Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding
5 months ago

Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Can something as simple as shape fully determine whether or not proteins will bind together? Scientists are commissioning supercomputers to find out.

A team led by Sharon Glotzer, distinguished professor …
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