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Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?
1 year ago

Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, anywhere from a few hundred to tens of thousands of deaths are attributed to the catastrophic effects of major earthquakes. Apart from ground shaking, earthquake hazards include landslides, …
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A Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth
1 year ago

A Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth

By  •  1 year 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.

In …
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Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes
2 years ago

Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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OLCF 25: Shaking up Earthquake Preparedness
3 years ago

OLCF 25: Shaking up Earthquake Preparedness

By  •  3 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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A Seismic Mapping Milestone
4 years ago

A Seismic Mapping Milestone

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Because of Earth’s layered composition, scientists have often compared the basic arrangement of its interior to that of an onion. There’s the familiar thin crust of continents and ocean floors; …
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Titan Delivered in 2013

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

By adding a graphics processing unit (GPU) accelerator to the 16-core central processing unit (CPU) on each node, the OLCF substantially increased Titan’s computing capability, enabling INCITE researchers to reach unprecedented science achievements.

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