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OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award
12 years ago

OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

GE Global Research, an OLCF industrial partner, was recently named a winner of International Data Corporations (IDCs) HPC Innovation Excellence Award.
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ORNL/UTK Team Maps the Nuclear Landscape

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

An ORNL and University of Tennessee team has used the Department of Energy’s Jaguar supercomputer to calculate the number of isotopes allowed by the laws of physics. The team’s results are presented in the June 28 issue of the journal Nature.
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INCITE/OLCF Team’s Research Earns Prominent Placement

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

A recent cover of Science magazine features a visualization from a long-standing INCITE/OLCF user team’s quest to discover the mechanism behind the explosions of core-collapse supernovas.
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NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference Showcases Newfound Scientific Prowess on Titan

By  •  12 years ago  •  Technology

An international gathering of researchers, computer scientists, and engineers converged on San Jose, California from May 14–17 to share their experiences using the newest technology in HPC—blistering fast GPUs.
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Jaguar Accelerates Design of GE Turbomachinery
12 years ago

Jaguar Accelerates Design of GE Turbomachinery

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

GE takes its turbomachinery research and development to the fast lane with the help of Jaguar, one of the fastest computers in the world.
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Supernovas Explode in 3D Detail at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

A team of astrophysicists and computational scientists is using the power of the OLCF’s Jaguar to virtually blow up dwarf stars, revealing the secrets of the biggest thermonuclear explosions in the universe.
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Cray User Group Meeting Takes on Next-Generation Computing Challenges

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

The annual Cray User Group meeting, held Apr.29–May 3 in Stuttgart, Germany, convened for computational researchers to share their expertise and findings with one another, all in hopes of bringing next-generation supercomputers online. ORNL researchers helped take the lead.
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Washington Symposium Highlighted Science Enabled by Hybrid Supercomputing

By  •  12 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL, which operates the premier leadership computing facility for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, gathered experts in science, engineering, and computing from around the world to discuss research advances that are now possible with extreme-scale hybrid supercomputers.
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ORNL Process Improves Catalytic Rate of Enzymes by 3,000 Percent

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

In a paper published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, a team led by ORNL’s Pratul Agarwal described a process that aims to improve upon nature – and it happens in the blink of an eye.
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2013 INCITE CALL FOR PROPOSALS OPENS APRIL 11, 2012

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

To submit an application, please visit http://hpc.science.doe.gov for details about the proposal requirements.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science provides a portfolio of high-performance computing facilities housing some …
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Carbon Dioxide Caused Global Warming at Ice Age’s End, Pioneering Simulation Shows
12 years ago

Carbon Dioxide Caused Global Warming at Ice Age’s End, Pioneering Simulation Shows

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

A multi-institutional team used a global dataset of paleoclimate records and the Jaguar supercomputer at ORNL to find the perform an unprecedented climate simulation. The results, published in the April 5 issue of Nature, analyze 15,000 years of climate history.
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Jaguar Helps Researchers Trap the Power of Sunlight

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

A supercomputer at ORNL is helping scientists simulate a process leaves do naturallycapturing sunlight and turning it into energy.
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Accelerators Workshop Informs Attendees about Innovative Hardware and Methods

By  •  12 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL and the University of Tennessee’s Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS) hosted a workshop, Electronic Structure Calculation Methods on Accelerators, at ORNL February 5-8 to bring together researchers, computational scientists, and industry developers.
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Major GPU Conference Just Around the Corner

By  •  12 years ago  •  Technology

OLCF users are invited to attend the upcoming GPU Technology Conference (GTC) May 14-17 in San Jose, California.
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Washington, D.C., Symposium to Highlight Science Enabled by Hybrid Supercomputing

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

Transformational work in combustion, nuclear energy, seismology and more to be discussed

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 15, 2012—Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which operates the premier leadership computing facility for …
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