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Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
2 weeks ago

Plasma Simulation Code Wins 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  2 weeks 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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Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them
2 weeks ago

Predicting Protein Targets and the Molecules that Bind with Them

By  •  2 weeks 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
1 month ago

Solving the protein puzzle

By  •  1 month 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 month ago

WarpX Named Gordon Bell Prize Finalist

By  •  1 month 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 month ago

Fast-tracking medical discovery

By  •  1 month 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
1 year ago

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

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

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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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Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 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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Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner
3 years ago

Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

A team from ETH Zürich has been awarded the 2019 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM’s) Gordon Bell Prize for its work simulating quantum transport—or the transport of electric charge carriers …
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2019 Gordon Bell Finalists Powered by Summit
3 years ago

2019 Gordon Bell Finalists Powered by Summit

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

It has been a little over a year since the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, officially debuted the …
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