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Summit, neutrons crack code to uranium compound’s signature vibes
2 weeks ago

Summit, neutrons crack code to uranium compound’s signature vibes

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to map the molecular vibrations of an important but little-studied uranium compound produced during the nuclear fuel cycle for results …
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International Volunteer Team of Researchers Launch Groundbreaking Workflows Community Platform
2 months ago

International Volunteer Team of Researchers Launch Groundbreaking Workflows Community Platform

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People, Technology

A volunteer team of researchers led by Rafael Ferreira da Silva of the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Kyle Chard of the University of Chicago …
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From Summit to the Stars
2 months ago

From Summit to the Stars

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) wrapped up its 2021 hackathon with teams from around the globe working on projects that spanned the cosmos.

Ten teams with a total of …
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Team Taps ORNL’s DataFed to Gain Materials Insights
4 months ago

Team Taps ORNL’s DataFed to Gain Materials Insights

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

A team led by to Joshua Agar, a faculty member in Lehigh University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has realized the first live implementation of an innovative data management …
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Firing Up Quantum Fidelity
4 months ago

Firing Up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers used the Quantum Computing User Program (QCUP) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to achieve major improvements in quantum fidelity, a potential step …
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Thinking outside the Black Box
5 months ago

Thinking outside the Black Box

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A study led by scientists at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) plumbs the depths of deep learning and could connect the digital synapses toward …
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A New Design for Quantum Computer–Monitored Electrical Grids
5 months ago

A New Design for Quantum Computer–Monitored Electrical Grids

By  •  5 months ago  •  Technology

With support from the Quantum Computer User Program (QCUP) at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers from Cornell University have developed a new quantum computer–based artificial intelligence (AI) …
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ORNL’s AAIMS Group Scores Two Awards
6 months ago

ORNL’s AAIMS Group Scores Two Awards

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

Two different studies produced by the Analytics and AI Methods at Scale (AAIMS) group, which resides within the National Center for Computational Sciences at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) …
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Digging Deep into HPC Power and Cooling
6 months ago

Digging Deep into HPC Power and Cooling

By  •  6 months ago  •  Technology

Managing a supercomputer requires operators to collect and analyze data generated from the machine itself. This data includes everything from job failure rates to power consumption figures. Researchers at the …
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Podcast: ORNL’s Justin Whitt on Deploying the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer
7 months ago

Podcast: ORNL’s Justin Whitt on Deploying the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Let’s Talk Exascale Podcast kicked off a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. In the first episode, Justin Whitt, program director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing …
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Podcast: Designing the Electrical Infrastructure for a Supercomputer with Unprecedented Power Demands
7 months ago

Podcast: Designing the Electrical Infrastructure for a Supercomputer with Unprecedented Power Demands

By  •  7 months ago  •  Technology

This is the third podcast episode in a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. The guest is Rick Griffin, a veteran electrical engineer who has helped install more …
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Podcast: Guiding the Design and Construction of the Mechanical Systems
7 months ago

Podcast: Guiding the Design and Construction of the Mechanical Systems

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Exascale Computing Project’s Let’s Talk Exascale Podcast kicked off a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. In the second episode, David Grant, the high-performance computing lead engineer …
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Team Publishes Massive Dataset Unravelling Details of the Expanding Universe
7 months ago

Team Publishes Massive Dataset Unravelling Details of the Expanding Universe

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A team led by researchers at the Flatiron Institute and the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian has published the largest amount of data for a publication to date …
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The Road to Exascale
7 months ago

The Road to Exascale

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Technology

Solving the world’s biggest challenges requires the most sophisticated scientific tools, including fast and powerful supercomputers. That’s why the US Department of Energy (DOE) devotes so many resources to designing …
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Exascale Computing’s Four Biggest Challenges and How They Were Overcome
7 months ago

Exascale Computing’s Four Biggest Challenges and How They Were Overcome

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

In 2008, the Exascale Study Group (ESG) issued a report, Technology Challenges in Achieving Exascale Systems, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. It concluded that exascale supercomputers faced …
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Stunning Specs: What’s inside the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer Facility?
8 months ago

Stunning Specs: What’s inside the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer Facility?

By  •  8 months ago  •  Technology

Preparing for the nation’s first exascale system, the upcoming HPE Cray EX Frontier system at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been a colossal …
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