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ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources
7 months ago

ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Each year, projects at 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)—are awarded …
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OLCF Hosts CUDA Workshop for GPU Programming
7 months ago

OLCF Hosts CUDA Workshop for GPU Programming

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

The 18,688 NVIDIA Tesla GPU accelerators in Titan, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) flagship supercomputer, can greatly boost code performance. Researchers interested in using Titan, which is capable …
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Galactic Winds Push Researchers to Probe Galaxies at Unprecedented Scale
7 months ago

Galactic Winds Push Researchers to Probe Galaxies at Unprecedented Scale

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

When astronomers peer into the universe, what they see often exceeds the limits of human understanding. Such is the case with low-mass galaxies—galaxies a fraction of the size of …
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Budiardja Receives Runner-Up Best Paper at Cray User Group Meeting
7 months ago

Budiardja Receives Runner-Up Best Paper at Cray User Group Meeting

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

While researchers are busy answering big science questions on the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members are keeping the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, now …
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3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact
7 months ago

3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Heavy rainfall can cause rivers and drainage systems to overflow or dams to break, leading to flood events that bring damage to property and road systems as well potential loss …
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How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?
8 months ago

How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Fusion, the energy that powers the stars, might one day provide abundant energy here on Earth.

In a nuclear fusion reactor, the hot, charged gas known as plasma reaches out …
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Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning
8 months ago

Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

One hundred twenty-three Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) users and staff members attended the annual OLCF User Meeting in May to share achievements on Titan, discuss the next big Summit …
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Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys
8 months ago

Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

High-temperature alloys, often used in power plants and automobile engines, are valued in engineering because they can withstand temperatures that are a high fraction of their melting point. Operating power …
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Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research
9 months ago

Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research

By  •  9 months ago  •  People

The study of the atomic nucleus is important to both the subatomic world of particle physics and hands-on research in the nuclear, chemical, and materials sciences. By simulating nuclei using …
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Assembling Life’s Molecular Motor
10 months ago

Assembling Life’s Molecular Motor

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

Despite the grand diversity among living organisms, the molecule used to store and transmit energy within aerobic, or oxygen-using, cells is remarkably the same. From bacteria to fungi, plants, and …
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OLCF Brings Petascale Computing to 2017 APS March Meeting
10 months ago

OLCF Brings Petascale Computing to 2017 APS March Meeting

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

For staff at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), attending computing conferences and meetings is valuable, but sharing at scientific meetings where computing resources can have a direct impact …
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OLCF Conference Calls Equip Users with System Knowledge
10 months ago

OLCF Conference Calls Equip Users with System Knowledge

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

Need support? Every month 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, hosts …
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