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Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations
1 week ago

Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations

By  •  1 week 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
1 month ago

Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding

By  •  1 month 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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Titan Study Takes Jet Turbine Design to New Heights
2 months ago

Titan Study Takes Jet Turbine Design to New Heights

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Titan supercomputer could clear the runway for more efficient jet-engine turbines and help set a new benchmark for turbine design.

The study …
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ALCC Program Announces 2021–2022 OLCF Research Grants
3 months ago

ALCC Program Announces 2021–2022 OLCF Research Grants

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) is tasked with leading the world in supercomputing, high-end computational science, and advanced networking for science. One …
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Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing
4 months ago

Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing

By  •  4 months 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
5 months ago

Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars

By  •  5 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
5 months ago

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

By  •  5 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
5 months ago

Computer Simulations Shed Light on Nanomaterial Structures

By  •  5 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
5 months ago

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

By  •  5 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
6 months ago

The Magic is Gone for Certain Atomic Nuclei

By  •  6 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
6 months ago

Oak Ridge National Laboratory joins ATOM Consortium to Accelerate Drug Discovery

By  •  6 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
7 months ago

Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation

By  •  7 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
7 months ago

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

By  •  7 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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Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials
7 months ago

Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

A multi-institutional team became the first to generate accurate results from materials science simulations on a quantum computer that can be verified with neutron scattering experiments and other practical techniques.


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New Daymet Data Facilitates Environmental Science, Earth System Modeling
8 months ago

New Daymet Data Facilitates Environmental Science, Earth System Modeling

By  •  8 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
8 months ago

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

By  •  8 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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