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Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga
4 weeks ago

Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Buildings use 40 percent of America’s primary energy and 75 percent of its electricity, which can jump to 80 percent when a majority of the population is at home using …
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In the Mix
1 month ago

In the Mix

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

by Sara Shoemaker

Mixing metals into alloys is an age-old practice. The tedious trial and error of heating, cooling, testing, and remixing was once the only method to fine-tune the …
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Chromosome Connectors Take Center Stage for ORNL Scientists Studying Poplar
2 months ago

Chromosome Connectors Take Center Stage for ORNL Scientists Studying Poplar

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The black cottonwood tree, or Populus trichocarpa (poplar), serves as a model organism for scientists studying the structure, growth, development, and genetics of plants. Poplar was the first tree genome scientists …
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Titan Supercomputer and Spallation Neutron Source Unite to Probe the Inner Workings of c-Src kinase
2 months ago

Titan Supercomputer and Spallation Neutron Source Unite to Probe the Inner Workings of c-Src kinase

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Proteins are the workhorses of our body’s cells, performing vital functions we can’t live without—everything from helping form antibodies to transporting nutrients to providing structure for the cells themselves. The …
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From Simulation to Automation in a Data-Rich World
4 months ago

From Simulation to Automation in a Data-Rich World

By  •  4 months 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.

Long …
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Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research
4 months ago

Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research

By  •  4 months 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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Galactic Winds Demystified
4 months ago

Galactic Winds Demystified

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, 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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Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy
5 months ago

Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy

By  •  5 months 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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A Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth
5 months ago

A Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth

By  •  5 months 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.

In …
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Farewell, Titan
6 months ago

Farewell, Titan

By  •  6 months 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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Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting  Fuel Cell Materials
8 months ago

Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting Fuel Cell Materials

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Ionic conduction involves the movement of ions from one location to another inside a material. The ions travel through point defects, which are irregularities in the otherwise consistent arrangement of …
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Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing
8 months ago

Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

“What’s Your Problem?” This question, emblazoned on the side of a bright red trailer, invites students of all ages to step into the world of computational science.

This mobile exhibit …
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