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OLCF’s 2022 User Meeting Held Virtually on Heels of Frontier Launch
2 months ago

OLCF’s 2022 User Meeting Held Virtually on Heels of Frontier Launch

By  •  2 months ago  •  Events

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), hosted its …
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Exascale acceleration
2 months ago

Exascale acceleration

By  •  2 months 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 months ago

Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  2 months 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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Charting the new Frontier
3 months ago

Charting the new Frontier

By  •  3 months 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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Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them
3 months ago

Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

When the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill in 2020, pharmaceutical companies countered with remarkable speed to develop mRNA vaccines by the end of that year. …
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Solving the protein puzzle
3 months ago

Solving the protein puzzle

By  •  3 months 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
3 months ago

WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist

By  •  3 months 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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Fast-tracking medical discovery
3 months ago

Fast-tracking medical discovery

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The world’s fastest supercomputer could help discover the next great cure hiding in plain sight.

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used Frontier, the world’s …
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Exascale Day 2022
4 months ago

Exascale Day 2022

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

On October 18, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is celebrating the fourth National Exascale Day.

The holiday was created in 2019 as an initiative …
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OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award
5 months ago

OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, People

A team that includes researchers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently received an R&D 100 Award for their work on Flash-X, a multiphysics simulation software package with applications …
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ORNL Celebrates Launch of Frontier – the World’s Fastest Supercomputer
6 months ago

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

By  •  6 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
7 months ago

ECP Advances the Science of Atmospheric Convection Modeling

By  •  7 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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Pushing the new Frontier
8 months ago

Pushing the new Frontier

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Science

The numbers are in, Frontier ranks No. 1, and the researchers of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s National Center for Computational Sciences are finally breathing a few sighs of relief.

Teams …
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Pioneering Frontier: Navigating a New Era
8 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Navigating a New Era

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system will be available …
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Frontier Supercomputer Debuts as World’s Fastest, Breaking Exascale Barrier
8 months ago

Frontier Supercomputer Debuts as World’s Fastest, Breaking Exascale Barrier

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The Frontier supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory earned the top ranking today as the world’s fastest on the 59th TOP500 list, with 1.1 …
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OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role
9 months ago

OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role

By  •  9 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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