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Breakthrough Fusion Simulations Shed Light on Plasma Confinement

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

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.
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Supercomputers Aid in Understanding the Basic Building Blocks of Nature

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

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.
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It Takes Three to Tango

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

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.
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Packing the ions

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Discovery boosts supercapacitor energy storage

Flat is in the eye of the beholder.

When you’re talking about nanomaterials, however, that eye is pretty much useless unless it’s looking through an …
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Researchers Pinpoint How Copper Folds Protein into Precursors of Parkinson’s Plaques

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Calculations on the Jaguar supercomputer reveal metal binding likely to misfold alpha-synuclein

Aided by the Jaguar supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), researchers at North Carolina State University have …
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The Curious Case of Germanium-72

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

There’s a lot we don’t know about the atomic nucleus, even though it was discovered a century ago this year.
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Chemistry and Materials Simulations Speed Clean Energy Production and Storage

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Chemistry and materials science simulations made possible through Robert Harrison’s INCITE project have generated 70 scientific publications since 2008.
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2012 INCITE Call for Proposals

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

On April 13, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that proposals are now being accepted for the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program, which supports …
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Jaguar Users Benefiting from ALCC Computing Hours for Energy-Mission Research

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

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.
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BMI Uses Jaguar to Overhaul Long-Haul Trucks

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

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.
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Another High-Definition Plasma

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

A team led by University of Iowa astrophysicist Gregory Howes is using ORNL’s Jaguar supercomputer to explore astrophysical plasma.
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Whole-Genome Sequencing Simulated on Supercomputers

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, a research team led by Aleksei Aksimentiev, assistant professor in the physics department at the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, began a project to create machines for personal genome sequencing that will be more accessible to hospitals.
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