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Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles
1 year ago

Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

At the turn of the 20th century, scientists discovered that atoms were composed of smaller particles. They found that inside each atom, negatively charged electrons orbit a nucleus made of …
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With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem
2 years ago

With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a team of researchers has calculated a fundamental property of protons and neutrons, known as the nucleon axial …
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Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries
3 years ago

Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Nuclear physicists are using the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to study particle interactions important to energy production in the Sun and …
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