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News and Highlights from the OLCF

CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced
5 months ago

CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In preparation for the Frontier supercomputer, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has selected eight research projects to participate in its Center for Accelerated …
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ORNL-VA Collaboration Targets Veteran Suicide Epidemic
5 months ago

ORNL-VA Collaboration Targets Veteran Suicide Epidemic

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

More than 6,000 veterans died by suicide in 2016, and from 2005 to 2016, the rate of veteran suicides in the United States increased by more than 25 percent.

Suicide …
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From Simulation to Automation in a Data-Rich World
5 months ago

From Simulation to Automation in a Data-Rich World

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

Long …
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Summer Interns Gain Hands-On Experience at Massive Scale
5 months ago

Summer Interns Gain Hands-On Experience at Massive Scale

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

Each year, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) welcomes a new group of summer interns from a wide range of backgrounds.

Through opportunities offered by …
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Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research
6 months ago

Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

The …
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Galactic Winds Demystified
6 months ago

Galactic Winds Demystified

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a team of astrophysicists created a set of galactic wind simulations of the highest resolution ever …
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ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources
6 months ago

ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, researchers are awarded computing hours at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge …
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OLCF and Tech Company Providentia Worldwide Build Intelligence System for Supercomputer Cooling Plant
6 months ago

OLCF and Tech Company Providentia Worldwide Build Intelligence System for Supercomputer Cooling Plant

By  •  6 months ago  •  People, Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) and technology consulting company Providentia Worldwide LLC recently collaborated to develop an intelligence system that combines real-time updates from the IBM AC922 Summit …
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ORNL Scientists Make Fundamental Discovery to Creating Better Crops
6 months ago

ORNL Scientists Make Fundamental Discovery to Creating Better Crops

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Written by: Stephanie Seay, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered the specific gene that controls an …
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PPPL’s Will Fox Honored for Research on Titan
6 months ago

PPPL’s Will Fox Honored for Research on Titan

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Will Fox, a research scientist at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and long-time user of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), has received …
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Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy
6 months ago

Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

For decades, scientists have sought to control nuclear fusion—the energy that powers the sun and other stars—by developing massive fusion reactors to produce and contain plasma, with the goal of …
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Predicting Material Properties with Quantum Monte Carlo
6 months ago

Predicting Material Properties with Quantum Monte Carlo

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Written by: Nils Heinonen, Argonne Leadership Computing Facility

Recent advances in quantum Monte Carlo (QMC) methods have the potential to revolutionize computational materials science, a discipline traditionally driven by density …
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