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Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows
5 months ago

Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows

By  •  5 months ago  •  Science

In 1922, English meteorologist Lewis Fry Richardson published Weather Prediction by Numerical Analysis. This influential work included a few pages devoted to a phenomenological model that described the way that …
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Machine Learning for Better Drug Design
5 months ago

Machine Learning for Better Drug Design

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

When Harel Weinstein and his team at the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College (Weill Cornell Medicine) of Cornell University set out to learn the molecular mechanisms of drugs, …
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ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save Fuel
5 months ago

ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save Fuel

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, approximately 6 billion gallons of fuel are wasted as vehicles wait at stop lights or sit in dense traffic with engines idling, according to US Department of Energy …
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Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition
6 months ago

Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

By: Paul Boisvert, 502-229-4466, BoisvertPL@ornl.gov

An international team of researchers has discovered the hydrogen atoms in a metal hydride material are much more tightly spaced than had been predicted for …
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OLCF is Looking into the Present and the Future of Large-Scale Data Science
7 months ago

OLCF is Looking into the Present and the Future of Large-Scale Data Science

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This story is the first in a series called “Data Matters,” a short series of features dedicated to exploring the relevance of data for scientific advancement and exploration at the …
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Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling
7 months ago

Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using machine learning and simulations, scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have confirmed a relationship between two mechanisms used to explain the ductility properties …
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The Last User of Titan
7 months ago

The Last User of Titan

By  •  7 months ago  •  People, Science

Titan, the groundbreaking Cray XK7 supercomputer operated by the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), was officially decommissioned …
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Speeding Toward the Future of Fusion
7 months ago

Speeding Toward the Future of Fusion

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In 1934, physicist Ernest Rutherford and his colleagues produced the first fusion reaction—the fusing of light nuclei to release energy—in a laboratory by converting deuterium, a heavy hydrogen isotope, to …
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With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope
8 months ago

With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulating SKA1-Low processing using the world’s biggest supercomputer from ICRAR on Vimeo.

For nearly three decades, scientists and engineers across the globe have worked on the Square Kilometre Array …
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In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network
8 months ago

In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

When Joel Saltz—chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center at Stony Brook University in New York—visited the US Department of Energy’s …
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Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner
9 months ago

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

By  •  9 months 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
9 months ago

In Its 15th year, INCITE Advances Open Science with Supercomputer Grants to 47 Projects

By  •  9 months 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
9 months ago

Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga

By  •  9 months 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?
9 months ago

Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?

By  •  9 months 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
9 months ago

AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate

By  •  9 months 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
9 months ago

A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit

By  •  9 months 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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