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X-rays size up protein structure at the ‘heart’ of COVID-19 virus
2 weeks ago

X-rays size up protein structure at the ‘heart’ of COVID-19 virus

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Media contact: Jeremy Rumsey, rumseyjp@ornl.gov, 865.576.2038

A team of researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge and Argonne national laboratories has performed the first room-temperature X-ray measurements on the SARS-CoV-2 …
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Summit Helps Predict Molecular Breakups
3 weeks ago

Summit Helps Predict Molecular Breakups

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Science

Designing materials with certain properties is the first step to making computer chips that can store more information, superconductors that could help to solve the world’s energy problems, and drugs …
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Knocking Out Drug Side Effects with Supercomputing
1 month ago

Knocking Out Drug Side Effects with Supercomputing

By  •  1 month ago  •  Science

Psychedelic drugs could be effective in treating psychiatric disorders such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, but medical use of these drugs is limited by the hallucinations they cause.

“What …
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Supercomputing Aids Scientists Seeking Therapies for Deadly Bacterial Disease
2 months ago

Supercomputing Aids Scientists Seeking Therapies for Deadly Bacterial Disease

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

Francisella tularensis, a bacterium that causes the illness tularemia (also known as “rabbit fever”), is one of the most hostile organisms on the planet. Once the bacterium enters the body …
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Mining for COVID-19 connections
2 months ago

Mining for COVID-19 connections

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Scientists have tapped the immense power of the Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to comb through millions of medical journal articles to identify potential vaccines, drugs and effective …
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Summit Ranks on Graph500 List Using only a Fraction of Its Computing Power
2 months ago

Summit Ranks on Graph500 List Using only a Fraction of Its Computing Power

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

For the first time ever and using only a fraction of its processing power, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) supercomputer has entered the Graph500 ranking, a list published twice …
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OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely
2 months ago

OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

When the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) committed its IBM Power System AC922 Summit supercomputer to conducting open research in the fight against COVID-19, it …
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Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium
3 months ago

Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and the Summit supercomputer have joined forces with other U.S. Federal agencies, industry, and academic leaders to provide access to the world’s most powerful high-performance …
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OLCF Offers New Workload Capabilities with Slate Service
4 months ago

OLCF Offers New Workload Capabilities with Slate Service

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

The large scientific simulations users at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) run on the center’s IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer almost always require other attendant tasks to fully realize …
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New Job Step Viewer Tool Captures Job Launching on Summit
4 months ago

New Job Step Viewer Tool Captures Job Launching on Summit

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

Before computational users launch large scientific jobs on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, they need to understand how they will use the full power …
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ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments
4 months ago

ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Scientists seek to use quantum materials—those that have correlated order at the subatomic level—for electronic devices, quantum computers, and superconductors. Quantum materials owe many of their properties to the physics …
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ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus
4 months ago

ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, the IBM AC922 Summit, to identify 77 small-molecule drug …
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Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows
4 months ago

Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

In 1922, English meteorologist Lewis Fry Richardson published Weather Prediction by Numerical Analysis. This influential work included a few pages devoted to a phenomenological model that described the way that …
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Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling
6 months ago

Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using machine learning and simulations, scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have confirmed a relationship between two mechanisms used to explain the ductility properties …
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With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope
7 months ago

With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulating SKA1-Low processing using the world’s biggest supercomputer from ICRAR on Vimeo.

For nearly three decades, scientists and engineers across the globe have worked on the Square Kilometre Array …
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OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka
7 months ago

OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka

By  •  7 months ago  •  Technology

The high-performance computing (HPC) systems at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are about to vault into the “pubsub” era of real-time streaming analytics.

Employing …
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