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Summit Simulates How Humans Will ‘Brake’ during Mars Landing
5 days ago

Summit Simulates How Humans Will ‘Brake’ during Mars Landing

By  •  5 days ago  •  Featured, Science

The type of vehicle that will carry people to the Red Planet is shaping up to be “like a two-story house you’re trying to land on another planet. The heat …
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2019 Gordon Bell Finalists Powered by Summit
5 days ago

2019 Gordon Bell Finalists Powered by Summit

By  •  5 days ago  •  Featured, Science

It has been a little over a year since the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, officially debuted the …
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ORNL Staff Highlight OpenACC’s Role in HPC at Annual Meeting
1 month ago

ORNL Staff Highlight OpenACC’s Role in HPC at Annual Meeting

By  •  1 month ago  •  Events

OpenMP and OpenACC are widely used directive-based application program interfaces (APIs) that allow computer scientists and engineers to program applications on shared memory and accelerator architectures on high-performance computing (HPC) …
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GPUs Power GE Code at OLCF Hackathons
1 month ago

GPUs Power GE Code at OLCF Hackathons

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

The ability to simulate turbulent phenomena using high-performance computing (HPC) can provide industry with important insights for efficient engine design. Second only to the ability to perform these critical simulations …
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ORNL-VA Collaboration Targets Veteran Suicide Epidemic
2 months ago

ORNL-VA Collaboration Targets Veteran Suicide Epidemic

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

More than 6,000 veterans died by suicide in 2016, and from 2005 to 2016, the rate of veteran suicides in the United States increased by more than 25 percent.

Suicide …
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ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources
3 months ago

ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, researchers are awarded computing hours at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge …
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OLCF and Tech Company Providentia Worldwide Build Intelligence System for Supercomputer Cooling Plant
3 months ago

OLCF and Tech Company Providentia Worldwide Build Intelligence System for Supercomputer Cooling Plant

By  •  3 months ago  •  People, Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) and technology consulting company Providentia Worldwide LLC recently collaborated to develop an intelligence system that combines real-time updates from the IBM AC922 Summit …
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Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy
3 months ago

Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

For decades, scientists have sought to control nuclear fusion—the energy that powers the sun and other stars—by developing massive fusion reactors to produce and contain plasma, with the goal of …
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TechInt Develops New Solutions for Storage on Summit
4 months ago

TechInt Develops New Solutions for Storage on Summit

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

The computational users running scientific codes on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer are generating more data than ever. To handle this data explosion, …
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Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases
5 months ago

Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A visualization of a new structure of the human PIC. The spheres correspond to the positions of patient-derived mutations color-coded by disease phenotype. Video credit: Ivaylo Ivanov, …
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On the Verge of Exascale, the World’s Fastest Petascale System Points the Way
5 months ago

On the Verge of Exascale, the World’s Fastest Petascale System Points the Way

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

On May 7, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the Frontier exascale supercomputer is slated for delivery in 2021 at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). While researchers who …
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Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing
6 months ago

Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing

By  •  6 months ago  •  People

“What’s Your Problem?” This question, emblazoned on the side of a bright red trailer, invites students of all ages to step into the world of computational science.

This mobile exhibit …
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