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Exascale’s New Frontier: SOLLVE
5 days ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: SOLLVE

By  •  5 days ago  •  Featured, Technology

PI: Sunita Chandrasekaran, Brookhaven National Laboratory, University of Delaware

In 2016, the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival …
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ORNL Researchers Develop Open-Source Mixed-Precision Benchmark Tool
2 months ago

ORNL Researchers Develop Open-Source Mixed-Precision Benchmark Tool

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

As Frontier, the world’s first exascale supercomputer, was being assembled at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021, understanding its performance on mixed-precision calculations remained a difficult …
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ExaSMR Nominated for 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
3 months ago

ExaSMR Nominated for 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  3 months ago  •  Technology

The Exascale Small Modular Reactor effort, or ExaSMR, is a software stack developed over seven years under the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project to produce the highest-resolution simulations of …
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Shedding Light on Singlet Fission Materials
4 months ago

Shedding Light on Singlet Fission Materials

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Using the full capabilities of the Quantinuum H1-1 quantum computer, researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory not only demonstrated best practices for scientific computing …
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Exascale blastoff
5 months ago

Exascale blastoff

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

With the world’s first exascale supercomputer now fully open for scientific business, researchers can thank the early users who helped get the machine up to speed.

Frontier set a new …
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Summit study fathoms troubled waters of ocean turbulence
6 months ago

Summit study fathoms troubled waters of ocean turbulence

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Simulations performed on the Summit supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory revealed new insights into the role of turbulence in mixing fluids and could open new …
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Predicting the Future of Fission Power
6 months ago

Predicting the Future of Fission Power

By  •  6 months ago  •  Industry, Science, Technology

As renewable sources of energy such as wind and sun power are being increasingly added to the country’s electrical grid, old-fashioned nuclear energy is also being primed for …
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Learning with the flow
7 months ago

Learning with the flow

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The bigger the swirl, the bigger the problem — and the bigger the computing power needed to solve it.

Computational fluid dynamics researchers have spent decades studying how liquids and …
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Putting quantum circuits to the test
7 months ago

Putting quantum circuits to the test

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Researchers used Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Computing User Program, or QCUP, to perform the first independent comparison test of leading quantum computers.

The study surveyed 24 quantum processors and …
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Forging a file system
8 months ago

Forging a file system

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, People, Science

Imagine solving the greatest scientific question of the era but having no way to save your answer.

No need to fear, thanks to Dustin Leverman and his team. Leverman leads …
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Data Transfer Tool Makes New Connections at ORNL
12 months ago

Data Transfer Tool Makes New Connections at ORNL

By  •  12 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
1 year ago

Exascale acceleration

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Charting the new Frontier

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Solving the protein puzzle

By  •  1 year 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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