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Supercomputing

Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus
1 year ago

Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

In November, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) hosted its first 3-day mini GPU Hackathon, an extension of the center’s annual 5-day GPU Hackathon, which began in 2014. The …
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OLCF and GE Receive 2016 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award
1 year ago

OLCF and GE Receive 2016 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and General Electric, an industry user of the OLCF’s 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, have been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Use of HPC Application in the Energy Industry.
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Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry
1 year ago

Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry

By  •  1 year ago  •  Industry, Science

Scientists and engineers striving to create the next machine-age marvel—whether it be a more aerodynamic rocket, a faster race car, or a higher-efficiency jet engine—depend on reliable analysis and feedback …
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Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold
2 years ago

Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

While trying to fatten the atom in 1938, German chemist Otto Hahn accidentally split it instead. This surprising discovery put modern science on the fast track to the atomic age …
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Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway
2 years ago

Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Simulation demonstrates how superconductivity arises in cuprates’ pseudogap phase.
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Opening Neurotransmission’s Gatekeepers
2 years ago

Opening Neurotransmission’s Gatekeepers

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

A Cornell-led research team is using Titan to study cells’ sodium-powered neurotransmitter transporters in atomistic detail
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Better Combustion for Power Generation
2 years ago

Better Combustion for Power Generation

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Titan propels GE beyond the limits of gas turbine testing

In the United States, the use of natural gas for electricity generation continues to grow. The driving forces behind this …
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Titan Goes on Tour
2 years ago

Titan Goes on Tour

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff helped unveil ORNL’s Traveling Science Fair supercomputing exhibit at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington DC.
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Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios
2 years ago

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Using Titan, researchers at Stony Brook University completed a three-dimensional, high-resolution investigation of the thermonuclear burning a double-detonation white dwarf undergoes before explosion.
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Warmer Water to Cool Future OLCF Supercomputers
2 years ago

Warmer Water to Cool Future OLCF Supercomputers

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

A move from cold- to warm-water cooling is projected to lower the OLCF’s cooling costs by more than half, saving nearly a million dollars per year in total operating costs.
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ORNL Engages UT Students in Data Center Design and Management
2 years ago

ORNL Engages UT Students in Data Center Design and Management

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

This fall, ORNL partnered with the University of Tennessee to offer a minor-degree program in data center technology and management, one of the first offerings of its kind in the country.
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ORNL Researchers Hail Promise of Data-Driven Materials Discovery and Design
2 years ago

ORNL Researchers Hail Promise of Data-Driven Materials Discovery and Design

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

An article, published in the October 2015 issue of Nature Materials, provides an overview of recent advances in experimental imaging, data analytics, and high-performance computing that are enabling new opportunities for discovery and design of advanced materials.
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