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Exascale acceleration
2 weeks ago

Exascale acceleration

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Just how fast can the world’s fastest supercomputer go? Maybe even faster than imagined.

Researchers studying plasma physics for particle accelerators recently used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Frontier …
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Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
2 weeks ago

Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Technology

A 16-member team of researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) won the …
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WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist
1 month ago

WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The development of plasma-based particle accelerators—experimental technology that promises several advantages over conventional accelerators—may soon be accelerated itself by a new, advanced simulation code: WarpX.

Produced primarily by a team …
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ORNL Celebrates Launch of Frontier – the World’s Fastest Supercomputer
4 months ago

ORNL Celebrates Launch of Frontier – the World’s Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  4 months ago  •  Events, Featured

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory celebrated the debut of Frontier, the world’s fastest supercomputer and the dawn of the exascale computing era.

Deputy Secretary of Energy …
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ECP Advances the Science of Atmospheric Convection Modeling
5 months ago

ECP Advances the Science of Atmospheric Convection Modeling

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers supported by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) have integrated the promising super-parameterization technique for modeling moist convection into the Energy Exascale Earth …
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OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role
7 months ago

OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

Ashley Barker, Operations Section head for the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), is taking on a new role in the procurement and deployment of the next supercomputer system at …
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The Road to Exascale
1 year ago

The Road to Exascale

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Technology

Solving the world’s biggest challenges requires the most sophisticated scientific tools, including fast and powerful supercomputers. That’s why the US Department of Energy (DOE) devotes so many resources to designing …
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CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced
3 years ago

CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

In preparation for the Frontier supercomputer, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has selected eight research projects to participate in its Center for Accelerated …
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Building the Bridge to Exascale
6 years ago

Building the Bridge to Exascale

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

Building an exascale computer—a machine that could solve complex science problems at least 50 times faster than today’s leading supercomputers—is a national effort.

To oversee the rapid research and development …
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