Articles in the Science Category

[ Aug 3 2011 - 11:19 am ]

Using Jaguar, a research team led by William Tang of DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is developing a clearer picture of plasma confinement properties in an experimental device that will pave the way to future commercial fusion power plants.

[ Jul 19 2011 - 9:38 am ]

A team of scientists has been awarded a total of 80 million processor hours at the OLCF and the ALCF for QCD research to help develop a unified theory of how the four fundamental forces of nature interact.

[ Jul 10 2011 - 8:45 pm ]

The nucleus of an atom, like most everything else, is more complicated than we first thought. Just how much more complicated is the subject of a Petascale Early Science project led by ORNL’s David Dean.

[ Jun 16 2011 - 12:10 pm ]

Discovery boosts supercapacitor energy storage
Flat is in the eye of the beholder.
When you’re talking about nanomaterials, however, that eye is …

[ Jun 14 2011 - 9:00 am ]

Calculations on the Jaguar supercomputer reveal metal binding likely to misfold alpha-synuclein
Aided by the Jaguar supercomputer at Oak Ridge National …

[ May 20 2011 - 9:39 am ]

There’s a lot we don’t know about the atomic nucleus, even though it was discovered a century ago this year.

[ May 13 2011 - 2:09 pm ]

Chemistry and materials science simulations made possible through Robert Harrison’s INCITE project have generated 70 scientific publications since 2008.

[ Apr 5 2011 - 8:48 am ]

Through the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC), allocations were awarded to five projects with an emphasis on high-risk, high-impact research related to DOE’s energy mission. They are already providing insight into important efforts such as advancing the clean-energy agenda and understanding the Earth’s climate.

[ Mar 2 2011 - 10:33 am ]

BMI Corporation is combining their aerospace and race care design expertise with the power of the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer to create a new, long haul “SmartTruck” that will increase fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

[ Feb 15 2011 - 1:45 am ]

A team led by University of Iowa astrophysicist Gregory Howes is using ORNL’s Jaguar supercomputer to explore astrophysical plasma.