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Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?
5 days ago

Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?

By  •  5 days ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, anywhere from a few hundred to tens of thousands of deaths are attributed to the catastrophic effects of major earthquakes. Apart from ground shaking, earthquake hazards include landslides, …
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A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit
5 days ago

A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit

By  •  5 days ago  •  Featured, Science

Turbulence, the state of disorderly fluid motion, is a scientific puzzle of great complexity. Turbulence permeates many applications in science and engineering, including combustion, pollutant transport, weather forecasting, astrophysics, and …
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Gordon Bell Finalist Team Tackles Transistors with New Programming Paradigm
3 weeks ago

Gordon Bell Finalist Team Tackles Transistors with New Programming Paradigm

By  •  3 weeks 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
3 weeks ago

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

By  •  3 weeks 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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GPUs Power GE Code at OLCF Hackathons
2 months ago

GPUs Power GE Code at OLCF Hackathons

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The ability to simulate turbulent phenomena using high-performance computing (HPC) can provide industry with important insights for efficient engine design. Second only to the ability to perform these critical simulations …
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CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced
3 months ago

CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In preparation for the Frontier supercomputer, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has selected eight research projects to participate in its Center for Accelerated …
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No Scaling Back: DOE, Cray, AMD to Bring Exascale to ORNL
7 months ago

No Scaling Back: DOE, Cray, AMD to Bring Exascale to ORNL

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 7, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced a contract with Cray Inc. to build the Frontier supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which …
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CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System
7 months ago

CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As details about the Frontier supercomputer emerge, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is seeking partnerships with select applications teams to develop scientific applications …
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Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing
1 year ago

Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing

By  •  1 year 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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Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles
1 year ago

Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

In pursuit of numerical predictions for exotic particles, researchers are simulating atom-building quark and gluon particles over 70 times faster on Summit, the world’s most powerful scientific supercomputer, than on …
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OLCF Readies Users for Summit
1 year ago

OLCF Readies Users for Summit

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

Now that the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has launched its IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, staff members in the OLCF’s User Assistance and Outreach (UAO) Group are planning robust …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
1 year ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Technology

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
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