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Team Earns Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Nomination for Simulating Carbon at Extreme Pressures and Temperatures
10 months ago

Team Earns Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Nomination for Simulating Carbon at Extreme Pressures and Temperatures

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Are diamonds even stronger than we’ve ever imagined? Can other post-diamond phases appear when diamond is subjected to extreme pressures? A team used machine-learned descriptions of interatomic interactions on the …
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Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation
2 years ago

Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Nuclear fusion, the same kind of energy that fuels stars, could one day power our world with abundant, safe, and carbon-free energy. Aided by supercomputers Summit at the US Department …
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Weighing up Plasma Particles
2 years ago

Weighing up Plasma Particles

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

The sun’s energy is the result of a continuous series of nuclear fusion reactions in which ionized hydrogen in the form of plasma collides at high speeds and releases helium …
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Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy
3 years ago

Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

For decades, scientists have sought to control nuclear fusion—the energy that powers the sun and other stars—by developing massive fusion reactors to produce and contain plasma, with the goal of …
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Decades-Long Physics Mystery Elucidated with Titan
5 years ago

Decades-Long Physics Mystery Elucidated with Titan

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

The same fusion reactions that power the sun also occur inside a tokamak, a device that uses magnetic fields to confine and control plasmas of 100-plus million degrees. Under extreme …
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