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3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact
1 year ago

3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Heavy rainfall can cause rivers and drainage systems to overflow or dams to break, leading to flood events that bring damage to property and road systems as well potential loss …
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Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning
1 year ago

Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

One hundred twenty-three Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) users and staff members attended the annual OLCF User Meeting in May to share achievements on Titan, discuss the next big Summit …
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Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys
1 year ago

Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

High-temperature alloys, often used in power plants and automobile engines, are valued in engineering because they can withstand temperatures that are a high fraction of their melting point. Operating power …
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Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks
1 year ago

Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Deep learning is emerging as a powerful branch of machine learning that uses artificial neural networks to help scientists find connections hidden within big data. But deep learning software packages—such …
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Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit
1 year ago

Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Preparing for a new supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is a little like preparing for the Olympics. About every 2 to 4 years, computational scientists start …
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Building the Bridge to Exascale
1 year ago

Building the Bridge to Exascale

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Building an exascale computer—a machine that could solve complex science problems at least 50 times faster than today’s leading supercomputers—is a national effort.

To oversee the rapid research and development …
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Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev
1 year ago

Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Since having partnered with IBM, NVIDIA, and Mellanox in 2014, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been forging the path to its next big supercomputer, Summit, which will feature an …
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Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries
2 years ago

Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Ever since Italian physicist Alessandro Volta invented the first battery out of a stack of copper and zinc disks separated by moistened cardboard, scientists have been searching for better battery …
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CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon
2 years ago

CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

As the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) transitions from its current flagship supercomputer, Titan, to its next-generation supercomputer, Summit, staff and users are preparing to get the most out of their …
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OLCF to Play Key Role in New International Accelerated Computing Collaboration
2 years ago

OLCF to Play Key Role in New International Accelerated Computing Collaboration

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

With the formation of the Accelerated Data Analytics and Computing (ADAC) institute earlier this year, the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is partnering with supercomputing centers …
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Summer Interns’ Innovations Benefit OLCF and Beyond
2 years ago

Summer Interns’ Innovations Benefit OLCF and Beyond

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Every year the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) selects more than 500 students from all over the world to participate in internships within its various …
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Accelerating Codes at University of Delaware Hackathon
2 years ago

Accelerating Codes at University of Delaware Hackathon

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The University of Delaware hosted this year’s second OLCF-involved hackathon, where programmers from national laboratories, universities, and vendors gather to share application GPU portability expertise and learn how to program for a hybrid CPU–GPU machine like the OLCF’s Titan supercomputer.
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