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Frontier Search for Lightweight, Flexible Alloys Wins Gordon Bell Prize
4 months ago

Frontier Search for Lightweight, Flexible Alloys Wins Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  4 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
4 months ago

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

By  •  4 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
4 months ago

Pulling Clouds into Focus

By  •  4 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
4 months ago

Big Flex for Big Science

By  •  4 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
6 months ago

ExaSMR Nominated for 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  6 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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Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
1 year ago

Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  1 year 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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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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Fast-tracking medical discovery
1 year ago

Fast-tracking medical discovery

By  •  1 year 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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Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
2 years ago

Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

As the coronavirus pandemic entered its second year, a team of scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to streamline the …
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Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 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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Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer
3 years ago

Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Today at the 2020 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, or SC20, virtual conference, two deserving teams were awarded two distinguished prizes for research conducted on …
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Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations
3 years ago

Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

One of the biggest challenges of drug discovery lies in the fact that scientists must search through an almost infinite space of chemical compounds to find one that might be …
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Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19
3 years ago

Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Since a team at the University of Texas at Austin and the National Institutes of Health first mapped the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein—the main infection machinery of the virus that causes …
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Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit
3 years ago

Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Every year at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), one deserving team is awarded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Gordon Bell Prize to …
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Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize
3 years ago

Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Since 1987, the Association for Computing Machinery has awarded the annual Gordon Bell Prize to recognize outstanding achievements in high-performance computing (HPC). Presented each year at the International Conference for …
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