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Untangling the entangled
1 day ago

Untangling the entangled

By  •  1 day ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers used quantum simulations to obtain new insights into the nature of neutrinos — the mysterious subatomic particles that abound throughout the universe — and their role in the deaths of massive …
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Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations
12 months ago

Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As a result of largescale 3D supernova simulations conducted on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit supercomputer by researchers from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge …
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OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award
2 years ago

OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, People

A team that includes researchers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently received an R&D 100 Award for their work on Flash-X, a multiphysics simulation software package with applications …
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Unraveling the “Big Boom”
3 years ago

Unraveling the “Big Boom”

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit supercomputer provide a more detailed look at how stars die and could help unlock new insights into the origins of Earth’s heavy …
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Galactic Winds Demystified
5 years ago

Galactic Winds Demystified

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a team of astrophysicists created a set of galactic wind simulations of the highest resolution ever …
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Modeling the Origin Story of the Elements
5 years ago

Modeling the Origin Story of the Elements

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Written by: Sean M. Simoneau, simoneausm@ornl.gov, 865.241.0709

More than 1800 years ago, Chinese astronomers puzzled over the sudden appearance of a bright “guest star” in the sky, unaware that they …
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OLCF 25: Revealing Supernova Secrets
7 years ago

OLCF 25: Revealing Supernova Secrets

By  •  7 years ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios
9 years ago

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios

By  •  9 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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‘Engine of Explosion’ Discovered at OLCF now Observed in Nearby Supernova Remnant

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Now, more than a decade later, researchers mapping radiation signatures from the Cassiopeia A supernova with NASA’s NuSTAR high-energy x-ray telescope array have published observational evidence that supports the SASI model.
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