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Titan Simulates Earthquake Physics Necessary for Safer Building Design

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

To prepare California for the next “big one,” SCEC joint researchers are simulating earthquakes at high frequencies for more detailed predictions that are needed by structural engineers on Titan.
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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon
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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Scientists from Germany’s HZDR–Dresden used Titan, the most powerful supercomputer in the United States located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to simulate billions of particles in two passing plasma jet streams.
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Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist
5 years ago

Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are using DOE’s most powerful computing systems, including the nation’s top-ranked machine, ORNL’s Titan, to simulate the evolution of the universe as it expands across billions of years.
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OLCF User Earns Early Honor

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

OLCF user Gaute Hagen recently received an Early Career Award from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
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Hold It Right There

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers with CASL are simulating fuel rod stabilization on ORNL’s Titan supercomputer.
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Jaguar Guides Demonstration of Novel Quantum State

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers combining the supercomputing muscle of ORNL’s Jaguar with the experimental abilities of powerful research magnets have confirmed an exotic quantum state known as Bose glass.
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Lattice QCD Community Visits ORNL to Discuss Challenges in the Field

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

Members of the USQCD converged on ORNL April 29–30 to discuss their exploration of the strong nuclear force and the computing resources that will keep that exploration moving forward.
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Supernovas as Nuclear Pasta Factories

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Using OLCF resources, scientists have simulated matter at the core’s bounce, when the shock wave starts to develop.
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ORNL/UTK Team Maps the Nuclear Landscape

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

An ORNL and University of Tennessee team has used the Department of Energy’s Jaguar supercomputer to calculate the number of isotopes allowed by the laws of physics. The team’s results are presented in the June 28 issue of the journal Nature.
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INCITE/OLCF Team’s Research Earns Prominent Placement

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A recent cover of Science magazine features a visualization from a long-standing INCITE/OLCF user team’s quest to discover the mechanism behind the explosions of core-collapse supernovas.
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Women in Physics Attendees Tour Oak Ridge National Laboratory

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

Hai Ah Nam, a computational scientist a the OLCF, and Channa Palmer, ORNL university recruiter, led the SCUWP group through tours of ORNL’s historic Graphite Reactor, Spallation Neutron Source, OLCF, and the Everest Powerwall, a 30-foot screen for scientific visualizations.
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When Worlds Collide

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Homa Karimabadi’s team, in close collaboration with William Daughton at Los Alamos National Laboratory, is currently using the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer to better understand the processes giving rise to space weather.
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