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Data Transfer Tool Makes New Connections at ORNL
2 months ago

Data Transfer Tool Makes New Connections at ORNL

By  •  2 months ago  •  People, Science, Technology

Data is the fuel that propels scientific research, and fortunately for scientists, there is no shortage of data in the modern world—a single scientific instrument can produce terabytes of data. …
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Exascale acceleration
2 months ago

Exascale acceleration

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Just how fast can the world’s fastest supercomputer go? Maybe even faster than imagined.

Researchers studying plasma physics for particle accelerators recently used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Frontier …
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Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
2 months ago

Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A 16-member team of researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) won the …
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Charting the new Frontier
3 months ago

Charting the new Frontier

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Science

The Frontier supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory logged a new benchmark this week that further illustrates its world-changing potential and held onto its top ranking as …
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Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them
3 months ago

Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

When the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill in 2020, pharmaceutical companies countered with remarkable speed to develop mRNA vaccines by the end of that year. …
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Solving the protein puzzle
3 months ago

Solving the protein puzzle

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A simple scoop of soil or water can hold an entire ecosystem–potentially millions or more microscopic organisms and the countless proteins they rely on to survive.

Computations performed at the …
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WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist
3 months ago

WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The development of plasma-based particle accelerators—experimental technology that promises several advantages over conventional accelerators—may soon be accelerated itself by a new, advanced simulation code: WarpX.

Produced primarily by a team …
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Fast-tracking medical discovery
3 months ago

Fast-tracking medical discovery

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The world’s fastest supercomputer could help discover the next great cure hiding in plain sight.

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used Frontier, the world’s …
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Spinning up Quantum Fidelity
4 months ago

Spinning up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers reached new levels of accuracy in quantum simulations of spin defects using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Quantum Computing User Program, or QCUP, at the U.S. Department of …
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ORNL Researchers Earn R&D 100 Award for AI Technology
4 months ago

ORNL Researchers Earn R&D 100 Award for AI Technology

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

Gremlin, software developed by researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify weaknesses in neural networks, has been recognized with a …
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OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award
5 months ago

OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, People

A team that includes researchers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently received an R&D 100 Award for their work on Flash-X, a multiphysics simulation software package with applications …
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ORNL/Purdue Team Wins CT Imaging Competition
6 months ago

ORNL/Purdue Team Wins CT Imaging Competition

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Purdue University won the Truth CT Reconstruction Grand Challenge, which …
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OLCF Launches Program for Hybrid Computing Allocations
6 months ago

OLCF Launches Program for Hybrid Computing Allocations

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A new program offers the best of both worlds for researchers seeking computing allocations at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF). For the first time, the OLCF …
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Sky’s the Limit for Cumulus-2
7 months ago

Sky’s the Limit for Cumulus-2

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has launched a new, much more powerful computer system to support climate data research conducted by the …
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Weaving wonders
8 months ago

Weaving wonders

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Ounce for ounce, carbon fiber could quickly become the wonder material of the future. The material, already used in a variety of products, boasts densities comparable to plastic, strengths comparable …
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Speeding up simulations
8 months ago

Speeding up simulations

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Artificial intelligence has transformed industrial research and development in recent decades during what scientists call “the AI revolution.” The technology enables detailed simulations and high-speed modeling that can streamline the …
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