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Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing
1 month ago

Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Scientists have long been trying to understand the behavior of superconductors, materials that have zero electrical resistance when they reach sufficiently low temperatures. Superconductors might be useful for technologies such …
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Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars
2 months ago

Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

At the heart of some of the smallest and densest stars in the universe lies nuclear matter that might exist in never-before-observed exotic phases. Neutron stars, which form when the …
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ORNL’s Superb Materials Expertise, Data and AI Tools Propel Progress
2 months ago

ORNL’s Superb Materials Expertise, Data and AI Tools Propel Progress

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, scientists use artificial intelligence, or AI, to accelerate the discovery and development of materials for energy and information technologies.

“AI gives scientists …
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Computer Simulations Shed Light on Nanomaterial Structures
2 months ago

Computer Simulations Shed Light on Nanomaterial Structures

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

2D nanomaterials, with a thickness of a single layer of atoms, have unique electrical and optical properties that make them good candidates for use in electronics and optical sensors. An …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2022
2 months ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2022

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment, or INCITE, program is seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array …
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The Magic is Gone for Certain Atomic Nuclei
3 months ago

The Magic is Gone for Certain Atomic Nuclei

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the power of the Summit supercomputer, researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have verified the results …
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory joins ATOM Consortium to Accelerate Drug Discovery
3 months ago

Oak Ridge National Laboratory joins ATOM Consortium to Accelerate Drug Discovery

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The Accelerating Therapeutics for Opportunities in Medicine, or ATOM, consortium today announced the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge, Argonne and Brookhaven national laboratories are joining the consortium to further …
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Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation
4 months ago

Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation

By  •  4 months 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 months ago

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

By  •  4 months ago  •  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
5 months ago

New Daymet Data Facilitates Environmental Science, Earth System Modeling

By  •  5 months 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
5 months ago

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

By  •  5 months ago  •  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
5 months ago

Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe

By  •  5 months 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
5 months ago

A New Approach for Bigger and Better Earthquake Modeling

By  •  5 months 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
5 months ago

Compelling Evidence of Neutrino Process Opens Physics Possibilities

By  •  5 months 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
5 months ago

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

By  •  5 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
6 months ago

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

By  •  6 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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