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Physics Researchers Question Calcium 52’s Magic
2 years ago

Physics Researchers Question Calcium 52’s Magic

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For decades nuclear physicists have tried to learn more about which elements, or their various isotopes, are “magic.”

This is not to say that they display supernatural powers. Magic atomic …
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One Billion Processor Hours Awarded to 22 Projects through ALCC
2 years ago

One Billion Processor Hours Awarded to 22 Projects through ALCC

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science has awarded nearly 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)— a DOE Office …
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Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway
2 years ago

Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway

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Simulation demonstrates how superconductivity arises in cuprates’ pseudogap phase.
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Opening Neurotransmission’s Gatekeepers
2 years ago

Opening Neurotransmission’s Gatekeepers

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A Cornell-led research team is using Titan to study cells’ sodium-powered neurotransmitter transporters in atomistic detail
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Better Combustion for Power Generation
2 years ago

Better Combustion for Power Generation

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Titan propels GE beyond the limits of gas turbine testing

In the United States, the use of natural gas for electricity generation continues to grow. The driving forces behind this …
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OLCF-Total Partnership Bolsters Simulation Strength for Oil and Gas Industry
2 years ago

OLCF-Total Partnership Bolsters Simulation Strength for Oil and Gas Industry

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Seeking to improve their knowledge of heterogeneous high-performance computing architectures, researchers at oil and gas company Total have been working with OLCF experts to improve their computational models.
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Chemistry Consortium Uses Titan to Understand Actinides
2 years ago

Chemistry Consortium Uses Titan to Understand Actinides

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A multi-institution team led by the University of Alabama’s David Dixon is using Titan to understand actinide chemistry at the molecular level in hopes of designing methods to clean up contamination and safely store spent nuclear fuel.
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New Users Tap Titan for Another Year of World-Class Supercomputing Research
2 years ago

New Users Tap Titan for Another Year of World-Class Supercomputing Research

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Director of Science Jack Wells shares the successes of first-year INCITE users while encouraging new users to apply for time in 2017. The post originally appeared in Cray’s blog.
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Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers
2 years ago

Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers

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In advance of the OLCF’s next-generation supercomputer, Summit, the scientific computing group is continuing the CAAR project to help users prepare to effectively use Summit’s hybrid architecture from the very beginning.
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Broadening the Bilayer
2 years ago

Broadening the Bilayer

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To better understand the biological processes that govern lipid raft formation—processes with broad implications for research ranging from how cells regulate proteins to how viruses invade healthy human cells—ORNL researchers are using two world-class research facilities to study the presence and formation of these nanoscale lipid patches.
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Illuminating the Universe’s Ignition
2 years ago

Illuminating the Universe’s Ignition

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A multi-institution team has been using Titan to create the largest fully-coupled simulation of the universe’s Epoch of Reionization.
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Boeing Catches Caution from the Wind
2 years ago

Boeing Catches Caution from the Wind

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Boeing used the Jaguar supercomputer, aiming to establish more reliable computational methods for estimating high-lift (takeoff/landing) characteristics for its commercial transport aircraft.
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