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ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments
10 months ago

ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

Scientists seek to use quantum materials—those that have correlated order at the subatomic level—for electronic devices, quantum computers, and superconductors. Quantum materials owe many of their properties to the physics …
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ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus
11 months ago

ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, the IBM AC922 Summit, to identify 77 small-molecule drug …
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Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows
11 months ago

Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows

By  •  11 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
11 months ago

Machine Learning for Better Drug Design

By  •  11 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
11 months ago

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

By  •  11 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
12 months ago

Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition

By  •  12 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

The Last User of Titan

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Speeding Toward the Future of Fusion

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga

By  •  1 year 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?
1 year ago

Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?

By  •  1 year 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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