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Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars
17 hours ago

Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars

By  •  17 hours ago  •  Featured, Science

At the heart of some of the smallest and densest stars in the universe lies nuclear matter that might exist in never-before-observed exotic phases. Neutron stars, which form when the …
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Virtual Workshop on HPCToolkit Profiler Gives Computational Codes a Boost
18 hours ago

Virtual Workshop on HPCToolkit Profiler Gives Computational Codes a Boost

By  •  18 hours ago  •  People

When users of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) supercomputers want to improve their scientific codes, they employ tools called profilers that determine which pieces of their codes are lacking …
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ORNL Licenses Revolutionary AI System to General Motors for Automotive Use
1 week ago

ORNL Licenses Revolutionary AI System to General Motors for Automotive Use

By  •  1 week ago  •  Industry

The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed its award-winning artificial intelligence software system, the Multinode Evolutionary Neural Networks for Deep Learning, to General Motors for use …
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Computer Simulations Shed Light on Nanomaterial Structures
2 weeks ago

Computer Simulations Shed Light on Nanomaterial Structures

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

2D nanomaterials, with a thickness of a single layer of atoms, have unique electrical and optical properties that make them good candidates for use in electronics and optical sensors. An …
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Arthur “Buddy” Bland, World-Leading Supercomputing Project Director, Retires after 40 Years Dedicated to HPC
2 months ago

Arthur “Buddy” Bland, World-Leading Supercomputing Project Director, Retires after 40 Years Dedicated to HPC

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

“No risk, no reward.” It’s a familiar sentiment in business and entrepreneurial ventures. Risk drives innovation and propels organizations to new heights. It’s certainly familiar to Arthur “Buddy” Bland, former …
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OLCF’s Buddy Bland Earns DOE Secretary of Energy Exceptional Service Award
2 months ago

OLCF’s Buddy Bland Earns DOE Secretary of Energy Exceptional Service Award

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

Arthur “Buddy” Bland of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) was presented the Secretary’s Exceptional Service Award in December for 40 years of exceptional service to the US Department …
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Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation
3 months ago

Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation

By  •  3 months 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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Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe
3 months ago

Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since the 1930s, scientists have been using particle accelerators to gain insights into the structure of matter and the laws of physics that govern our world. Today, these accelerators are …
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A New Approach for Bigger and Better Earthquake Modeling
3 months ago

A New Approach for Bigger and Better Earthquake Modeling

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This story was originally written by Aaron Dubrow at the Texas Advanced Computer Center and adapted by Rachel McDowell for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.

A randomly selected …
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Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond
4 months ago

Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond

By  •  4 months ago  •  Events, Technology

This is a joint story by OLCF writers Coury Turczyn and Rachel McDowell.

When University of Michigan (UM) professor of aerospace engineering Venkat Raman and his team of graduate students …
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University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier
4 months ago

University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This article was originally written by Tracey Bryant, Senior Director for Research Communications at the University of Delaware.

What’s it like designing an app for the world’s fastest supercomputer, set to come …
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Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth
5 months ago

Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A multi-institutional team of scientists is using Summit, America’s fastest supercomputer for open science, to get a better understanding of how certain proteins signal body cells to reproduce uncontrollably, triggering …
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Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF
5 months ago

Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF

By  •  5 months ago  •  Technology

To analyze and process scientific data, researchers often employ Jupyter notebooks, interactive web documents that host snippets of code written in statistical programming languages such as Python (or R or Julia). …
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Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication
5 months ago

Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

DNA replication is one of the most important processes in biology, responsible for ensuring that a cell’s genetic material is copied over to new cells efficiently during cell division. But …
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Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer
6 months ago

Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Today at the 2020 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, or SC20, virtual conference, two deserving teams were awarded two distinguished prizes for research conducted on …
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Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations
6 months ago

Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

One of the biggest challenges of drug discovery lies in the fact that scientists must search through an almost infinite space of chemical compounds to find one that might be …
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