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Exascale’s New Frontier: Combustion-Pele
2 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: Combustion-Pele

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

PI: Jacqueline Chen, Sandia National Laboratories

In 2016, the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class supercomputers capable of …
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Watch: ‘The Journey to Frontier’ Mini-Doc
2 months ago

Watch: ‘The Journey to Frontier’ Mini-Doc

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Technology

The job of designing and building the world’s first supercomputer capable of exascale speed — running at least a quintillion calculations per second — was no simple task. It took …
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Frontier Search for Lightweight, Flexible Alloys Wins Gordon Bell Prize
3 months ago

Frontier Search for Lightweight, Flexible Alloys Wins Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team of eight scientists won the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2023 Gordon Bell Prize for their study that used the world’s first exascale supercomputer to run one of the …
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Cloud Simulations on Frontier Awarded Gordon Bell Special Prize for Climate Modeling
3 months ago

Cloud Simulations on Frontier Awarded Gordon Bell Special Prize for Climate Modeling

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A 19-member team of scientists from across the national laboratory complex won the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2023 Gordon Bell Special Prize for Climate Modeling today for developing a model …
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Pulling Clouds into Focus
3 months ago

Pulling Clouds into Focus

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The world’s first exascale supercomputer will help scientists peer into the future of global climate change and open a window into weather patterns that could affect the world a generation …
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Exascale Drives Industry Innovation for a Better Future
6 months ago

Exascale Drives Industry Innovation for a Better Future

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

By Caryn Meissner, ECP contributing writer

 

Outside the high-performance computing, or HPC, community, exascale may seem more like fodder for science fiction than a powerful tool for scientific research. …
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Exascale Blastoff
8 months ago

Exascale Blastoff

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

With the world’s first exascale supercomputer now fully open for scientific business, researchers can thank the early users who helped get the machine up to speed.

Frontier set a new …
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Grid Modeling Tool Successfully Launches on World’s Fastest Supercomputer
9 months ago

Grid Modeling Tool Successfully Launches on World’s Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  9 months ago  •  Science

by Elsie Puig-Santana, PNNL

Exascale Grid Optimization (ExaGO), a power grid simulation and optimization platform developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), is the first of its kind to run on Oak …
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Predicting the Future of Fission Power
9 months ago

Predicting the Future of Fission Power

By  •  9 months ago  •  Industry, Science, Technology

As renewable sources of energy such as wind and sun power are being increasingly added to the country’s electrical grid, old-fashioned nuclear energy is also being primed for …
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Early Frontier users seize exascale advantage, grapple with grand scientific challenges
9 months ago

Early Frontier users seize exascale advantage, grapple with grand scientific challenges

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

With the world’s first exascale supercomputing system now open to full user operations, research teams are harnessing Frontier’s power and speed to tackle some of the most challenging problems in …
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Simulating a More Detailed Universe with Frontier
10 months ago

Simulating a More Detailed Universe with Frontier

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A trio of new and improved cosmological simulation codes was unveiled in a series of presentations at the annual April Meeting of the American Physical Society in Minneapolis, …
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Forging a File System
11 months ago

Forging a File System

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, People, Science

Imagine solving the greatest scientific question of the era but having no way to save your answer.

No need to fear, thanks to Dustin Leverman and his team. Leverman leads …
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Exascale acceleration
1 year ago

Exascale acceleration

By  •  1 year 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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Charting the new Frontier
1 year ago

Charting the new Frontier

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

The Frontier supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory logged a new benchmark this week that further illustrates its world-changing potential and held onto its top ranking as …
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Solving the protein puzzle
1 year ago

Solving the protein puzzle

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A simple scoop of soil or water can hold an entire ecosystem–potentially millions or more microscopic organisms and the countless proteins they rely on to survive.

Computations performed at the …
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WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist
1 year ago

WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist

By  •  1 year 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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