Articles tagged with: Physics

[ Jun 15 2012 - 2:10 pm ]

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.

[ Feb 6 2012 - 10:50 am ]

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.

[ Feb 6 2012 - 10:24 am ]

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.

[ Dec 2 2011 - 10:53 am ]

Using an application that took the 2009 Gordon Bell Prize as the world’s most advanced scientific computing application, a team led by ORNL’s Markus Eisenbach has been simulating the magnetic properties of promising materials, focusing in particular on the magnetocaloric effect. Its work is detailed in three recent papers in the Journal of Applied Physics.

[ Nov 11 2011 - 3:36 pm ]

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.

[ Oct 31 2011 - 4:37 pm ]

Scientists use Oak Ridge and Argonne supercomputers to gain insight into nuclear behavior
As part of its quest to understand fluorine-14, …

[ Jul 19 2011 - 9:38 am ]

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.

[ Jul 10 2011 - 8:45 pm ]

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.

[ May 20 2011 - 9:39 am ]

There’s a lot we don’t know about the atomic nucleus, even though it was discovered a century ago this year.

[ Jun 1 2009 - 8:45 am ]

Simulations explore mysterious properties of Earth’s most abundant molecule
The mysterious properties of water molecules keep our planet warm and full …