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Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes
6 months ago

Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Every life-form depends on access to basic nutrients for survival—even microbes that live in the soil. Though these organisms are invisible to the naked eye, their soil scavenging activity has …
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Frontier: OLCF’S Exascale Future
6 months ago

Frontier: OLCF’S Exascale Future

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Frontier is the OLCF’s 2021 exascale computer, with full user availability expected in 2022. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling and simulation and …
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Summit at GTC 2018
6 months ago

Summit at GTC 2018

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members and users are presenting at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in March with a Summit-focused session in preparation for the launch …
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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
6 months ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries
6 months ago

Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Nuclear physicists are using the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to study particle interactions important to energy production in the Sun and …
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A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease
7 months ago

A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Each year, 500,000 babies are born with a genetic disorder called sickle cell disease, a chronic illness that causes patients’ red blood cells to be abnormally shaped and to …
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New Boeing Method Accelerates Turbulence Modeling Uncertainty Analysis
8 months ago

New Boeing Method Accelerates Turbulence Modeling Uncertainty Analysis

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Boeing has long used computational tools as part of its aircraft design process, but now engineers at the world’s largest aerospace company are increasingly shifting their focus from traditional subscale …
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Scaling Deep Learning for Science
9 months ago

Scaling Deep Learning for Science

By  •  9 months ago  •  Science

Deep neural networks—a form of artificial intelligence—have demonstrated mastery of tasks once thought uniquely human. Their triumphs have ranged from identifying animals in images, to recognizing human speech, to winning …
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OLCF to Celebrate 25 Years of HPC Leadership
10 months ago

OLCF to Celebrate 25 Years of HPC Leadership

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

Twenty-five years ago, established computing architectures in the United States were approaching their limits, while the country’s need for computing power to solve challenging problems in science, energy, and national …
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OLCF Staff Honored for Excellence in Science, Technology, and Support
10 months ago

OLCF Staff Honored for Excellence in Science, Technology, and Support

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

Several Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members were recognized at the annual Awards Night of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on October …
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Decades-Long Physics Mystery Elucidated with Titan
10 months ago

Decades-Long Physics Mystery Elucidated with Titan

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

The same fusion reactions that power the sun also occur inside a tokamak, a device that uses magnetic fields to confine and control plasmas of 100-plus million degrees. Under extreme …
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Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research
11 months ago

Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research

By  •  11 months ago  •  Science

The chemical neurotransmitter dopamine is critical to sending and receiving signals in the nervous system linked to motor movements, learning, and habit formation, which is why many therapies for drug …
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