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News and Highlights from the OLCF

ORNL’s AAIMS Group Scores Two Awards
3 years ago

ORNL’s AAIMS Group Scores Two Awards

By  •  3 years 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
3 years ago

“Unfreezing” Molecular Proteins to Discover Their Functions in Action

By  •  3 years 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
3 years ago

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

By  •  3 years 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
3 years ago

Digging Deep into HPC Power and Cooling

By  •  3 years 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”
3 years ago

Unraveling the “Big Boom”

By  •  3 years 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 years ago

Team Publishes Massive Dataset Unravelling Details of the Expanding Universe

By  •  3 years 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
3 years ago

Pioneering Frontier: Meeting Industry at Scale

By  •  3 years 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
3 years ago

Reaching Remarkable States of Matter with Laser Simulations

By  •  3 years 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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Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding
3 years ago

Shape-Based Model Sheds Light on Simplified Protein Binding

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Can something as simple as shape fully determine whether or not proteins will bind together? Scientists are commissioning supercomputers to find out.

A team led by Sharon Glotzer, distinguished professor …
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Titan Study Takes Jet Turbine Design to New Heights
3 years ago

Titan Study Takes Jet Turbine Design to New Heights

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Titan supercomputer could clear the runway for more efficient jet-engine turbines and help set a new benchmark for turbine design.

The study …
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Hands-On Supercomputing
3 years ago

Hands-On Supercomputing

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

On June 21–22, interns and other participants at Oak Ridge National Laboratory had the chance to run challenge problems on the nation’s fastest supercomputer at a summer hands-on training session …
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Pioneering Frontier: Fine-Tuning “Serial No. 1”
3 years ago

Pioneering Frontier: Fine-Tuning “Serial No. 1”

By  •  3 years 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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