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Physics

Nanoelectric Simulation Team Finalists for Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Researchers from Purdue University, the University of Alabama–Huntsville, and Switzerland’s ETH Zurich are finalists for this year’s coveted ACM Gordon Bell Prize, thanks to a nanoscale simulation of electronic devices performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Jaguar supercomputer.
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Computation Proves Predictive Capabilities of Nuclei through Fluorine-14 Simulation

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Scientists use Oak Ridge and Argonne supercomputers to gain insight into nuclear behavior

As part of its quest to understand fluorine-14, a team led by Iowa State University physicist James …
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Supercomputers Aid in Understanding the Basic Building Blocks of Nature

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

A team of scientists has been awarded a total of 80 million processor hours at the OLCF and the ALCF for QCD research to help develop a unified theory of how the four fundamental forces of nature interact.
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It Takes Three to Tango

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

The nucleus of an atom, like most everything else, is more complicated than we first thought. Just how much more complicated is the subject of a Petascale Early Science project led by ORNL’s David Dean.
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The Curious Case of Germanium-72

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

There’s a lot we don’t know about the atomic nucleus, even though it was discovered a century ago this year.
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Quantum Spin Doctors Dissect Exotic States of Matter

By  •  14 years ago  •  Science

When German physicist Max Planck created quantum theory in 1900, he was not trying to revolutionize the world. He was just trying to provide a theoretical foundation for the way …
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