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Going Big: World’s Fastest Computer Takes On Large Language Modeling
4 weeks ago

Going Big: World’s Fastest Computer Takes On Large Language Modeling

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A team led by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory explored training strategies for one of the largest artificial intelligence models to date with help from …
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Breaking Benchmarks: Frontier Supercomputer Sets New Standard in Molecular Simulation
4 weeks ago

Breaking Benchmarks: Frontier Supercomputer Sets New Standard in Molecular Simulation

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

When scientists pushed the world’s fastest supercomputer to its limits, they found those limits stretched beyond even their biggest expectations.

The Frontier supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: Combustion-Pele
5 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: Combustion-Pele

By  •  5 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
5 months ago

Watch: ‘The Journey to Frontier’ Mini-Doc

By  •  5 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
7 months ago

Frontier Search for Lightweight, Flexible Alloys Wins Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  7 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
7 months ago

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

By  •  7 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
7 months ago

Pulling Clouds into Focus

By  •  7 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
10 months ago

Exascale Drives Industry Innovation for a Better Future

By  •  10 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
12 months ago

Exascale Blastoff

By  •  12 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
1 year ago

Grid Modeling Tool Successfully Launches on World’s Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Predicting the Future of Fission Power

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Simulating a More Detailed Universe with Frontier

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Forging a File System

By  •  1 year 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
2 years ago

Exascale acceleration

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Charting the new Frontier

By  •  2 years 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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