Articles in the Science Category

[ Aug 19 2011 - 10:58 am ]

For years, academia has looked to simulation to solve some of science’s most complex problems. Recently, industry has taken notice—America’s most powerful machines are now helping its most powerful companies. Take Jaguar and Boeing, for example.

[ Aug 19 2011 - 10:45 am ]

A research team led by Jon Reisner of Los Alamos National Laboratory is employing the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Jaguar supercomputer to use data from lightning detectors and even wind instruments mounted on planes flown into the eye of a hurricane to improve atmospheric models.

[ Aug 3 2011 - 11:49 am ]

A special report highlights the accomplishments of researchers running large, complex, and often unprecedented simulations on Department of Energy Office of Science supercomputers.

[ 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.