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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Rig on a roll
7 years ago

Rig on a roll

By  •  7 years ago  •  Industry

Computer modelling is being used to improve the airflow around big trucks and reduce their fuel consumption.
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ORNL Helps Organize First SciDAC Software Workshop
7 years ago

ORNL Helps Organize First SciDAC Software Workshop

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

Independent software developers are introduced to SciDAC tools and applications to aid in the transition to multicore systems
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The Curious Case of Germanium-72

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

There’s a lot we don’t know about the atomic nucleus, even though it was discovered a century ago this year.
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Chemistry and Materials Simulations Speed Clean Energy Production and Storage

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Chemistry and materials science simulations made possible through Robert Harrison’s INCITE project have generated 70 scientific publications since 2008.
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2012 INCITE Call for Proposals

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

On April 13, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that proposals are now being accepted for the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program, which supports …
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Venerable Early Jaguar System Retires

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

Once the second most powerful supercomputer in the world, the Cray XT4 Jaguar was decommissioned March 8.
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Spring Training Workshop Arms Users with Supercomputing Skills

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

The four-day event, the 2011 OLCF Spring Training, had courses for novices and supercomputing veterans alike.
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Jaguar Users Benefiting from ALCC Computing Hours for Energy-Mission Research

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Through the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC), allocations were awarded to five projects with an emphasis on high-risk, high-impact research related to DOE’s energy mission. They are already providing insight into important efforts such as advancing the clean-energy agenda and understanding the Earth’s climate.
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BMI Uses Jaguar to Overhaul Long-Haul Trucks

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

BMI Corporation is combining their aerospace and race care design expertise with the power of the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer to create a new, long haul “SmartTruck” that will increase fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.
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OLCF, Partners Release eSiMon Dashboard Simulation Tool

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

The Electronic Simulation Monitoring (eSiMon) Dashboard version 1.0 was recently released to the public, allowing scientists to monitor and analyze their simulations in real-time.
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Another High-Definition Plasma

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A team led by University of Iowa astrophysicist Gregory Howes is using ORNL’s Jaguar supercomputer to explore astrophysical plasma.
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ORNL’s Apra Honored by HPCwire

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

The publishers of the online supercomputing magazine HPCwire expect great things of ORNL computational chemist Edoardo Aprà in the coming year. Aprà is among 10 individuals included in the magazine’s “People to Watch” list for 2011.
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