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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
3 weeks ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
3 weeks ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions
1 year ago

The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Snow falls in winter and melts in spring, but what drives the phase change in between?

Although melting is a familiar phenomenon encountered in everyday life, playing a part …
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Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus
1 year ago

Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

In November, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) hosted its first 3-day mini GPU Hackathon, an extension of the center’s annual 5-day GPU Hackathon, which began in 2014. The …
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OLCF Dives into Deep Learning
1 year ago

OLCF Dives into Deep Learning

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Though they sprout from the same family tree, scientific computing and artificial intelligence (AI) make up their own distinct branches of computing. Recent advances in an offshoot of AI called …
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X-Stack Projects Use Titan’s GPUs for Demos
2 years ago

X-Stack Projects Use Titan’s GPUs for Demos

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers came together to use Titan’s GPUs for two X-Stack project teams to develop demonstrations for their research prototypes.
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Titan Takes on the Big One
2 years ago

Titan Takes on the Big One

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

A team led by Thomas Jordan of the Southern California Earthquake Center, headquartered at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is using the Titan supercomputer to develop physics-based earthquake simulations to better understand earthquake systems, including the potential seismic hazards from known faults and the impact of strong ground motions on urban areas.
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Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell Breakthroughs
2 years ago

Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell Breakthroughs

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

A team of researchers from Brown University and ETH Zurich the Universita da Svizzera Italiana and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche is using America’s largest, most powerful supercomputer to help understand and fight diseases affecting some of the body’s smallest building blocks.
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Oak Ridge Computational Scientist Joins Argonne Reps to Discuss Current, Future LCF Resources
2 years ago

Oak Ridge Computational Scientist Joins Argonne Reps to Discuss Current, Future LCF Resources

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge and Argonne Leadership Computing Facility representatives teamed up this summer to expose scientists in the UK to high-performance computing research opportunities in the United States.
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Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors
3 years ago

Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory wanted to better understand the complex interactions that enable superconductivity and needed one of the world’s fastest supercomputers to help them.
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New Test Bed Helps OLCF Scale Up for Next-Generation Supercomputer
3 years ago

New Test Bed Helps OLCF Scale Up for Next-Generation Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

To make sure Summit is ready for researchers from day one, the OLCF Scientific Computing, Technology Integration, and High-Performance Computing Operations groups are collaborating on a test bed for staff and vendors to help the OLCF prepare for Summit.
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OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

From October 27 to 31, scientific computing teams from around the world gathered in Knoxville to participate in the OLCF’s inaugural Hackathon, an OpenACC event specifically aimed at scaling scientific applications to run on heterogeneous, high-performance computing systems such as Titan.
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