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2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review
9 months ago

2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In 2021, supercomputing at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) enabled new scientific breakthroughs amid the global pandemic.

From modeling small particles called quarks to …
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Closing In on Fusion
10 months ago

Closing In on Fusion

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The same process that fuels stars could one day be used to generate massive amounts of power here on Earth. Nuclear fusion—in which atomic nuclei fuse to form heavier nuclei and release energy in …
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Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation
2 years ago

Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Nuclear fusion, the same kind of energy that fuels stars, could one day power our world with abundant, safe, and carbon-free energy. Aided by supercomputers Summit at the US Department …
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