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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations
12 months ago

Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As a result of largescale 3D supernova simulations conducted on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit supercomputer by researchers from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge …
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Summit Study Fathoms Troubled Waters of Ocean Turbulence
1 year ago

Summit Study Fathoms Troubled Waters of Ocean Turbulence

By  •  1 year 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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Learning with the flow
1 year ago

Learning with the flow

By  •  1 year 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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Computational Study Finds Genetic Links, Therapy Targets for Varicose Veins
1 year ago

Computational Study Finds Genetic Links, Therapy Targets for Varicose Veins

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Media Contact: Stephanie G Seay

As part of a multi-institutional research project, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory leveraged their computational systems biology expertise and the …
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OLCF’s 2022 User Meeting Held Virtually on Heels of Frontier Launch
2 years ago

OLCF’s 2022 User Meeting Held Virtually on Heels of Frontier Launch

By  •  2 years ago  •  Events

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), hosted its …
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Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them
2 years ago

Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them

By  •  2 years 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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Distilling How Water Turns into Ice
2 years ago

Distilling How Water Turns into Ice

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Among the mysteries of science that continue to elude researchers, one stands apart in its vexing simplicity: ice. Yes, frozen water. Water’s transformation from liquid to solid is …
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Lab Experiments Support the COVID-19 Bradykinin Storm Theory
2 years ago

Lab Experiments Support the COVID-19 Bradykinin Storm Theory

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

A new paper published in Nature Communications adds further evidence to the bradykinin storm theory of COVID-19’s viral pathogenesis—a theory that was posited 2 years ago by a …
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Weaving wonders
2 years ago

Weaving wonders

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Speeding up simulations

By  •  2 years 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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Layered Perovskite Power
2 years ago

Layered Perovskite Power

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have confirmed and explained the results …
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Summit, neutrons crack code to uranium compound’s signature vibes
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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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