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News and Highlights from the OLCF

ORNL’s Apra Honored by HPCwire

By  •  12 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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Whole-Genome Sequencing Simulated on Supercomputers

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, a research team led by Aleksei Aksimentiev, assistant professor in the physics department at the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, began a project to create machines for personal genome sequencing that will be more accessible to hospitals.
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Computational Scientists Use Supercomputers to Explore Ice Sheet Dynamics

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, SEACISM’s aim is to use state-of-the-art simulation to predict the behavior of ice sheets under a changing climate by developing scalable algorithms.
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Hone Your Supercomputing Skills at Spring Training

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

Users of ORNL’s Cray XT5 supercomputers will get an opportunity to hone their supercomputing skills this March at a weeklong “Spring Training” planned at ORNL.
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OLCF’s Messer Speaks at University of Tennessee Science Forum

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

OLCF computational astrophysicist Bronson Messer described the impending death of a giant—a red giant star, that is.
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The Flight of the Electrons

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

Purdue researchers break petaflop barrier with study of electrons in computer chips

A team led by Gerhard Klimeck of Purdue University has broken the petascale barrier while addressing a relatively …
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OLCF Co-hosts INCITE Proposal Webinar Series

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

The OLCF and ALCF co-hosted the first of three webinars January 24 aiming to guide researchers through the proposal process for earning time on the two facilities’ leadership-class supercomputers.
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Jaguar Pounces on Child Predators

By  •  12 years ago  •  Technology

To accelerate the acquisition of information needed to arrest child predators, law enforcement officers have teamed with data analytics experts at ORNL for a project that will use Jaguar to speedily analyze the activities on file-sharing networks that pinpoint porn producers.
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Numerical Model of Class A Tractor Trailer
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Numerical Model of Class A Tractor Trailer

By  •  12 years ago  •  Technology

BMI’s Mike Henderson discusses the aerodynamic analysis of semi-tractor trailers, research that could greatly enhance the efficiency of one of America’s most important shipping mediums.
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Turbomachines
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Turbomachines

By  •  12 years ago  •  Industry

Mike Idelchik explains the energy goals of GE Global Research, particularly the development of efficient wind turbines through simulation.
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Supercomputers Simulate the Molecular Machines that Replicate and Repair DNA

By  •  13 years ago  •  Science

Scientists use Jaguar to model replisome components to understand their role in health and disease.
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ORNL Supercomputers Help Studies of Supernovas, Space

By  •  13 years ago  •  Science

Researchers use Jaguar to simulate ignition in type Ia supernova explosions.

Type Ia supernovas are the largest thermonuclear explosions in nature, expelling mass greater than that of the Sun and …
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Oak Ridge Supercomputers Provide First Simulation of Abrupt Climate Change

By  •  14 years ago  •  Science

At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the world’s fastest supercomputer for unclassified research is simulating abrupt climate change and shedding light on an enigmatic period of natural global warming in Earth’s relatively recent history.
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Resolution Revolution

By  •  14 years ago  •  Science

Software engineers turn to Pat Worley’s team to fix problems that threaten simulations.
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Quantum Spin Doctors Dissect Exotic States of Matter

By  •  15 years ago  •  Science

When German physicist Max Planck created quantum theory in 1900, he was not trying to revolutionize the world. He was just trying to provide a theoretical foundation for the way …
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Potassium Channel Model Lights the Way for Simulations of Molecular Machines

By  •  15 years ago  •  Science

Supercomputers to reveal in atomistic detail all steps from open to closed ion channel
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