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Love-hate Relationship of Solvent and Water Leads to Better Biomass Breakup
4 months ago

Love-hate Relationship of Solvent and Water Leads to Better Biomass Breakup

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Media contact: Kimberly Askey, askeyka@ornl.gov, 865.576.2841

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutron scattering and supercomputing to better understand how an organic solvent and water work …
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Big Iron Afterlife: How ORNL’s Titan Supercomputer Was Recycled
10 months ago

Big Iron Afterlife: How ORNL’s Titan Supercomputer Was Recycled

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, OLCF History

When the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer was finally decommissioned on August 1 after 7 years of faithful service, it had successfully executed a total of 2.8 million jobs for scientists …
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The Last User of Titan
10 months ago

The Last User of Titan

By  •  10 months ago  •  People, Science

Titan, the groundbreaking Cray XK7 supercomputer operated by the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), was officially decommissioned …
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OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka
10 months ago

OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka

By  •  10 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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Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research
1 year ago

Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

The …
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Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy
1 year ago

Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy

By  •  1 year 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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Farewell, Titan
1 year ago

Farewell, Titan

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer operated by the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be decommissioned on …
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On the Verge of Exascale, the World’s Fastest Petascale System Points the Way
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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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No Scaling Back: DOE, Cray, AMD to Bring Exascale to ORNL
1 year ago

No Scaling Back: DOE, Cray, AMD to Bring Exascale to ORNL

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 7, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced a contract with Cray Inc. to build the Frontier supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which …
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Science at Exascale: Tracing the Origins of Matter in Star Explosions
1 year ago

Science at Exascale: Tracing the Origins of Matter in Star Explosions

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock
2 years ago

New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Deep beneath the Earth’s surface, oil and groundwater percolate through gaps in rock and other geologic material. Hidden from sight, these critical resources pose a significant challenge for scientists seeking …
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A Sneak Peek at 19 Science Simulations for the Summit Supercomputer in 2019
2 years ago

A Sneak Peek at 19 Science Simulations for the Summit Supercomputer in 2019

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This month, Summit Early Science Program users are starting to work on some of the world’s toughest science problems on its most powerful supercomputer: the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit system …
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Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance
2 years ago

Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance

By  •  2 years ago  •  People, Technology

A year-long acceptance process for the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is complete. Acceptance testing ensures that the supercomputer …
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Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing
2 years ago

Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The Pinnacle Engines opposed-piston cylinder shown in three different views. Visualizations illustrate the generation of coherent flow structures and their collapse during the compression stroke, which leads to …
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Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award
2 years ago

Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

The project team for the design and construction of the Summit supercomputing facility at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) received the Tennessee Chamber of …
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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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