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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Scientists Use Summit Supercomputer, Deep Learning to Predict Protein Functions at Genome Scale
2 weeks ago

Scientists Use Summit Supercomputer, Deep Learning to Predict Protein Functions at Genome Scale

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

by Kim Askey, askeyka@ornl.gov, 865.576.2841

A team of scientists led by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) …
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Thinking outside the Black Box
2 weeks ago

Thinking outside the Black Box

By  •  2 weeks 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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2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review
3 weeks ago

2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

In 2021, supercomputing at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) enabled new scientific breakthroughs amid the global pandemic.

From modeling small particles called quarks to …
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Supercomputers Support Nobel Prize–Winning Research
1 month ago

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Supercomputers Support Nobel Prize–Winning Research

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

In October, a scientist whose research was supported by modeling and simulation efforts on supercomputers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) shared the Nobel …
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ORNL’s AAIMS Group Scores Two Awards
2 months ago

ORNL’s AAIMS Group Scores Two Awards

By  •  2 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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“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action
2 months ago

“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medical School’s Department of Physiology and Biophysics has developed a new computational technique to conduct molecular dynamics simulations of proteins at the specific …
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Meet Gina Tourassi, Director of the National Center for Computational Sciences
2 months ago

Meet Gina Tourassi, Director of the National Center for Computational Sciences

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide …
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Digging Deep into HPC Power and Cooling
2 months ago

Digging Deep into HPC Power and Cooling

By  •  2 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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Unraveling the “Big Boom”
2 months ago

Unraveling the “Big Boom”

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit supercomputer provide a more detailed look at how stars die and could help unlock new insights into the origins of Earth’s heavy …
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Team Publishes Massive Dataset Unravelling Details of the Expanding Universe
3 months ago

Team Publishes Massive Dataset Unravelling Details of the Expanding Universe

By  •  3 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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Pioneering Frontier: Meeting Industry at Scale
4 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Meeting Industry at Scale

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations
4 months ago

Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

With the help of supercomputers, scientists are getting a better idea of how to study some of the strongest electromagnetic fields in the universe.

Scientists aim to use high-power lasers …
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