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Summit Early Science Program Starting Soon
2 years ago

Summit Early Science Program Starting Soon

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF has now completed acceptance testing on the new Summit supercomputer and will begin ramping up the Summit Early Science Program over the next few weeks.  Most immediately we …
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Two DOE Supercomputers Top List of World’s Fastest
2 years ago

Two DOE Supercomputers Top List of World’s Fastest

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories are now home to the fastest supercomputers in the world, according to the new TOP500 List, a semiannual ranking …
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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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Augmented Reality Technology Shows Promise for Summit Surveillance
2 years ago

Augmented Reality Technology Shows Promise for Summit Surveillance

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Researchers are taking 3D holograms beyond science fiction theatrics with recent advances in augmented reality (AR) techniques.

During their summer internships at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge …
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OLCF Staff Participate in Merged Conferences for New Perspectives
2 years ago

OLCF Staff Participate in Merged Conferences for New Perspectives

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Last month staff at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) attended a group of events colocated in Barcelona, Spain, at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) to advance the development …
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Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes
2 years ago

Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes

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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Microscopy Images Put Deep Learning Code to the Test
2 years ago

Microscopy Images Put Deep Learning Code to the Test

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 …
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Computing Genes to Support Living Clean
2 years ago

Computing Genes to Support Living Clean

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 …
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Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation
2 years ago

Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Every year, the OpenACC annual meeting brings together representatives from national laboratories, universities, and other research institutions to exchange information and expand the programming model’s uses in various science domains.


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Simple Summit
2 years ago

Simple Summit

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Two high school seniors from L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville spent the summer of 2018 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) developing Simple Summit, …
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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
2 years ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles
2 years ago

Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

In pursuit of numerical predictions for exotic particles, researchers are simulating atom-building quark and gluon particles over 70 times faster on Summit, the world’s most powerful scientific supercomputer, than on …
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Faces of Summit: Getting Acclimated
2 years ago

Faces of Summit: Getting Acclimated

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Uncharted Territory
2 years ago

Uncharted Territory

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Ambitious supercomputers attract ambitious users. After debuting as the world’s fastest supercomputer in June, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop Summit is already demonstrating its utility for solving …
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Faces of Summit: Creating a Green Summit
2 years ago

Faces of Summit: Creating a Green Summit

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF
2 years ago

Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Each year, students of all ages and backgrounds intern at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) through opportunities offered by the lab and Oak Ridge …
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