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Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments
4 days ago

Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments

By  •  4 days ago  •  Featured, Science

Along with surgery and chemotherapy, radiation therapy is one of the most widely accepted forms of cancer therapy today. Current radiation beams for cancer treatments employ photons (light particles), positively …
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OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts
4 days ago

OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts

By  •  4 days ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) held an Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) workshop June 26–28 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Using …
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With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem
2 months ago

With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a team of researchers has calculated a fundamental property of protons and neutrons, known as the nucleon axial …
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Faces of Summit: Leading a Systems Expedition
2 months ago

Faces of Summit: Leading a Systems Expedition

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of people working to stand up America’s next top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The next-generation machine …
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OLCF Hosts 14th Annual User Meeting amid Summit Buzz
2 months ago

OLCF Hosts 14th Annual User Meeting amid Summit Buzz

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

Last week the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), held its …
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Nuclear Physicists Wield HPC to Uncover Magic Isotopes
3 months ago

Nuclear Physicists Wield HPC to Uncover Magic Isotopes

By  •  3 months ago  •  Science

Where do elements come from? How does the strong force bind subatomic particles into nuclei? What can scientists understand from nuclei with unusual proton–neutron ratios? Nuclear physicists at the US …
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A Problem with Polymer Theory
3 months ago

A Problem with Polymer Theory

By  •  3 months ago  •  Science

Researchers at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), used high-performance computing …
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Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA
3 months ago

Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA

By  •  3 months ago  •  Industry

In 2012, a small Berkeley, California, startup called KatRisk set out to improve the quality of worldwide flood risk maps. With backgrounds in engineering, hydrology, and risk modeling, the company’s …
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Zeroing in on Text Understanding for Automated Cancer Report Classification
4 months ago

Zeroing in on Text Understanding for Automated Cancer Report Classification

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

In 2012 approximately 14 million new cases of cancer were reported worldwide, and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) predicts that number will rise to 22 million by 2032. With each …
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Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes
5 months ago

Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes

By  •  5 months ago  •  Science

Every life-form depends on access to basic nutrients for survival—even microbes that live in the soil. Though these organisms are invisible to the naked eye, their soil scavenging activity has …
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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
5 months ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  5 months ago  •  Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries
5 months ago

Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries

By  •  5 months ago  •  Science

Nuclear physicists are using the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to study particle interactions important to energy production in the Sun and …
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