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Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner
3 weeks ago

Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

A team from ETH Zürich has been awarded the 2019 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM’s) Gordon Bell Prize for its work simulating quantum transport—or the transport of electric charge carriers …
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In Its 15th year, INCITE Advances Open Science with Supercomputer Grants to 47 Projects
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In Its 15th year, INCITE Advances Open Science with Supercomputer Grants to 47 Projects

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

MEDIA CONTACTS: Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory betheakl@ornl.gov 865-576-8039 Brian Grabowski Argonne National Laboratory bgrabowski@anl.gov 630-252-1232 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 18, 2019—

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of …
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Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga
4 weeks ago

Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Buildings use 40 percent of America’s primary energy and 75 percent of its electricity, which can jump to 80 percent when a majority of the population is at home using …
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Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?
4 weeks ago

Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, anywhere from a few hundred to tens of thousands of deaths are attributed to the catastrophic effects of major earthquakes. Apart from ground shaking, earthquake hazards include landslides, …
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AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate
4 weeks ago

AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

How might artificial intelligence (AI) impact agriculture, the food industry, and the field of bioengineering? Dan Jacobson, a research and development staff member in the Biosciences Division at the US …
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A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit
4 weeks ago

A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Turbulence, the state of disorderly fluid motion, is a scientific puzzle of great complexity. Turbulence permeates many applications in science and engineering, including combustion, pollutant transport, weather forecasting, astrophysics, and …
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Deep Learning Expands Study of Nuclear Waste Remediation
1 month ago

Deep Learning Expands Study of Nuclear Waste Remediation

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Contact: Kathy Kincade, kkincade@lbl.gov, +1 510 495 2124

A research collaboration between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Brown University, and NVIDIA has achieved exaflop performance on …
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In the Mix
1 month ago

In the Mix

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

by Sara Shoemaker

Mixing metals into alloys is an age-old practice. The tedious trial and error of heating, cooling, testing, and remixing was once the only method to fine-tune the …
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Gordon Bell Finalist Team Tackles Transistors with New Programming Paradigm
1 month ago

Gordon Bell Finalist Team Tackles Transistors with New Programming Paradigm

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Transistors, tiny semiconductor devices that switch electricity on or off, revolutionized the electronics field when they were discovered in 1947. Originally half-inch-high pieces of germanium, transistors today are mainly composed …
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Search for Lightweight Alloying Solutions Earns Team a Gordon Bell Finalist Nomination
1 month ago

Search for Lightweight Alloying Solutions Earns Team a Gordon Bell Finalist Nomination

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Alloys—mixtures of two or more metals—are designed to be stronger, more ductile (pliable), or more durable than pure elements. Steel is one of the most popular alloy materials, but its …
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Previewing the New Frontier of High-Performance Computing
1 month ago

Previewing the New Frontier of High-Performance Computing

By  •  1 month ago  •  People, Science

In the main banquet room of Knoxville, Tennessee’s downtown Hilton Hotel, more than 150 scientists from around the world got their first peek at the exascale computing power that will …
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Quantum Processors are Now Challenging Conventional HPC Systems
2 months ago

Quantum Processors are Now Challenging Conventional HPC Systems

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

To prove quantum supremacy, a joint research team from Google Inc., NASA Ames Research Center, and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), needed to rule out that …
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