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Gordon Bell Prize Finalist

Pulling Clouds into Focus
6 months ago

Pulling Clouds into Focus

By  •  6 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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Big Flex for Big Science
6 months ago

Big Flex for Big Science

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers used the world’s first exascale supercomputer to run one of the largest simulations of an alloy ever and achieve near-quantum accuracy.

The study led by the University of Michigan’s …
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ExaSMR Nominated for 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
8 months ago

ExaSMR Nominated for 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  8 months ago  •  Technology

The Exascale Small Modular Reactor effort, or ExaSMR, is a software stack developed over seven years under the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project to produce the highest-resolution simulations of …
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Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them
2 years ago

Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Solving the protein puzzle

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Fast-tracking medical discovery

By  •  2 years 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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Team Earns Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Nomination for Simulating Carbon at Extreme Pressures and Temperatures
3 years ago

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

By  •  3 years 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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Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
3 years ago

Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

To find weapons to fight the coronavirus, scientists used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to peer inside the intricacies of how the virus reproduces itself.

“Think of it as like a …
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We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle
3 years ago

We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

A team led by Rommie Amaro of the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), has used the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge …
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Gordon Bell Finalist Team Tackles Transistors with New Programming Paradigm
5 years ago

Gordon Bell Finalist Team Tackles Transistors with New Programming Paradigm

By  •  5 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Transistors, tiny semiconductor devices that switch electricity on or off, revolutionized the electronics field when they were discovered in 1947. Originally half-inch-high pieces of germanium, transistors today are mainly composed …
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Search for Lightweight Alloying Solutions Earns Team a Gordon Bell Finalist Nomination
5 years ago

Search for Lightweight Alloying Solutions Earns Team a Gordon Bell Finalist Nomination

By  •  5 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Alloys—mixtures of two or more metals—are designed to be stronger, more ductile (pliable), or more durable than pure elements. Steel is one of the most popular alloy materials, but its …
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Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing
6 years ago

Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing

By  •  6 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes
6 years ago

Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes

By  •  6 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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Microscopy Images Put Deep Learning Code to the Test
6 years ago

Microscopy Images Put Deep Learning Code to the Test

By  •  6 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Computing Genes to Support Living Clean
6 years ago

Computing Genes to Support Living Clean

By  •  6 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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