Image

Science

Chemistry Consortium Uses Titan to Understand Actinides
3 years ago

Chemistry Consortium Uses Titan to Understand Actinides

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

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.
Read More

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

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

By  •  3 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.
Read More

Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers
3 years ago

Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

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.
Read More

Broadening the Bilayer
3 years ago

Broadening the Bilayer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

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.
Read More

Illuminating the Universe’s Ignition
3 years ago

Illuminating the Universe’s Ignition

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A multi-institution team has been using Titan to create the largest fully-coupled simulation of the universe’s Epoch of Reionization.
Read More

Boeing Catches Caution from the Wind
3 years ago

Boeing Catches Caution from the Wind

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

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

Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest Barrier
3 years ago

Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest Barrier

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

To better understand lignin, a problematic molecule for next-generation biofuel production, a team from ORNL created one of the largest biomolecular simulations to date—a 23.7-million atom system representing pretreated biomass in the presence of enzymes.
Read More

Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe ‘Lignin Shield’
3 years ago

Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe ‘Lignin Shield’

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory research team is using Titan to gain a better understanding of why experimental biofuel pretreatments work—a measure that helps guide research into cost-effective cellulosic ethanol.
Read More

Titan Targets Tumors
3 years ago

Titan Targets Tumors

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at the German research laboratory Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf are using Titan to understand and control new methods for particle acceleration that could have big impacts on laser-driven tumor removal.
Read More

ACCEL Program Continues to Experience Growth, Success
3 years ago

ACCEL Program Continues to Experience Growth, Success

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

As 2016 begins, the ACCEL program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory continues to grow and deliver successful results.
Read More

Fighting Fire with FireFOAM
3 years ago

Fighting Fire with FireFOAM

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at insurance company FM Global are using Titan to try and better understand fire growth and suppression.
Read More

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios
3 years ago

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Using Titan, researchers at Stony Brook University completed a three-dimensional, high-resolution investigation of the thermonuclear burning a double-detonation white dwarf undergoes before explosion.
Read More