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Exascale Drives Industry Innovation for a Better Future
11 months ago

Exascale Drives Industry Innovation for a Better Future

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

By Caryn Meissner, ECP contributing writer

 

Outside the high-performance computing, or HPC, community, exascale may seem more like fodder for science fiction than a powerful tool for scientific research. …
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Oxygen-28 Unbound
11 months ago

Oxygen-28 Unbound

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Isotopes — atoms of a particular element that have different numbers of neutrons — can be used for a variety of tasks, from tracking climate change to conducting …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: ExaSMR
11 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: ExaSMR

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Steven Hamilton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: WDMApp
11 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: WDMApp

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Amitava Bhattacharjee Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class …
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Quantum Experts Gather for Fourth Annual Quantum Computing User Forum at ORNL
11 months ago

Quantum Experts Gather for Fourth Annual Quantum Computing User Forum at ORNL

By  •  11 months ago  •  Events, Science

For the first time since 2019, the Quantum Computing User Forum welcomed attendees for an in-person gathering at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory from July 17 to …
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Shedding Light on Singlet Fission Materials
12 months ago

Shedding Light on Singlet Fission Materials

By  •  12 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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College students Have a Blast with ORNL During Virtual High-Performance Computing Competition 
12 months ago

College students Have a Blast with ORNL During Virtual High-Performance Computing Competition 

By  •  12 months ago  •  Science

Staff from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory returned this year to mentor students in the 2023 Winter Classic Invitational Student Cluster Competition. The virtual event invites student …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: WarpX
12 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: WarpX

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Jean-Luc Vay, Accelerator Technology & Applied Physics Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop …
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Advancing Nanoscience Through Largescale MD Simulations
1 year ago

Advancing Nanoscience Through Largescale MD Simulations

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Over the past decade, teams of engineers, chemists and biologists have analyzed the physical and chemical properties of cicada wings, hoping to unlock the secret of their ability …
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Air Force Weather-Funded Research Aims to Improve Predictability of Extreme Weather
1 year ago

Air Force Weather-Funded Research Aims to Improve Predictability of Extreme Weather

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

As extreme weather devastates communities worldwide, scientists are using modeling and simulation to understand how climate change impacts the frequency and intensity of these events. Although long-term climate projections and …
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New Insights Into a Shapeshifting Protein Complex
1 year ago

New Insights Into a Shapeshifting Protein Complex

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Transcription factor IIH, or TFIIH, pronounced “TF two H,” is a veritable workhorse among the protein complexes that control human cell activity. It plays critical roles both in …
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Peering into the Universe’s Dark Matter
1 year ago

Peering into the Universe’s Dark Matter

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

A research team from the University of California, Santa Cruz, have used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit supercomputer to run one of the most complete cosmological …
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UnifyFS Team Wins IPDPS Award for Open-Source Software
1 year ago

UnifyFS Team Wins IPDPS Award for Open-Source Software

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

A research team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories won the first Best Open-Source Contribution Award for its paper at the 37th IEEE International …
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Exascale Blastoff
1 year ago

Exascale Blastoff

By  •  1 year 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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Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations
1 year ago

Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations

By  •  1 year 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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GE Aerospace Runs One of the world’s Largest Supercomputer Simulations to Test Revolutionary New Open Fan Engine Architecture
1 year ago

GE Aerospace Runs One of the world’s Largest Supercomputer Simulations to Test Revolutionary New Open Fan Engine Architecture

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science
  • GE Aerospace is first business to use the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Frontier supercomputer, the world’s fastest supercomputer
  • Frontier can process billions …
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