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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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Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing
2 years ago

Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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Researchers Seek Sigma Meson on the Path to Heavier Hadrons
3 years ago

Researchers Seek Sigma Meson on the Path to Heavier Hadrons

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Often, researchers aim for a distant horizon with respect to their research goals. When they get there, they plot their course for the next far-off landmark.

Throughout the 20th century, …
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The Ins and Outs of QCD
5 years ago

The Ins and Outs of QCD

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Robert Edwards, a researcher and senior staff member at JLab is the principal investigator for a group researching particle physics at the OLCF. The team’s ALCC project focused on running quarks through the gluon field and analyzing how their position in space–time is affected by the different configurations.
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Titan Project Explores the Smallest Building Blocks of Matter

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A team from Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) in Virginia is working to deepen our understanding of quarks, enlisting the help of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer.
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Lattice QCD Community Visits ORNL to Discuss Challenges in the Field

By  •  7 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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