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Summit Simulates How Humans Will ‘Brake’ during Mars Landing
11 months ago

Summit Simulates How Humans Will ‘Brake’ during Mars Landing

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The type of vehicle that will carry people to the Red Planet is shaping up to be “like a two-story house you’re trying to land on another planet. The heat …
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Mastering Magnetic Reconnection
5 years ago

Mastering Magnetic Reconnection

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

For 5 years a team led by William Daughton of Los Alamos National Laboratory has been simulating magnetic reconnection in space using the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer and its predecessor, the Cray XT5 Jaguar supercomputer. The team’s simulations support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission.
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Ramgen Takes Turbomachine Designs for a Supersonic Spin on Titan
6 years ago

Ramgen Takes Turbomachine Designs for a Supersonic Spin on Titan

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Ramgen Power Systems is using the Titan supercomputer managed by the OLCF to optimize novel designs based on aerospace shock wave compression technology for gas compression systems, such as carbon dioxide compressors.
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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility User Update: SmartTruck Systems
7 years ago

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility User Update: SmartTruck Systems

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Startup zooms to success improving fuel efficiency of long-haul trucks by more than 10 percent
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BMI Uses Jaguar to Overhaul Long-Haul Trucks

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

BMI Corporation is combining their aerospace and race care design expertise with the power of the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer to create a new, long haul “SmartTruck” that will increase fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.
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