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OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines
7 months ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  7 months ago  •  Industry

In 2017, US-based General Electric (GE) delivered its newest heavy-duty gas turbine, the 7HA.02, to two power plants in Texas. The installations marked a milestone in natural gas–derived electricity generation, …
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Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research
8 months ago

Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

The chemical neurotransmitter dopamine is critical to sending and receiving signals in the nervous system linked to motor movements, learning, and habit formation, which is why many therapies for drug …
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Titan Helps Researchers Suck Mystery Out of Cell’s ‘Vacuum Cleaners’
8 months ago

Titan Helps Researchers Suck Mystery Out of Cell’s ‘Vacuum Cleaners’

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

In the fight against cancer, cancer cells often find ways to fight back. One means is by stocking the cell membrane with proteins that pump foreign substances—including anticancer drugs—out of …
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OLCF Staff Member Shares Work on Improving Simulation Efficiency
9 months ago

OLCF Staff Member Shares Work on Improving Simulation Efficiency

By  •  9 months ago  •  People

Ying Wai Li’s research has provided valuable insight into parallel computing that aids in reducing computing time on systems such as Titan, America’s most powerful supercomputer.

Li, a research and …
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Summer Internships Offer Students Hands-On Experience, Mentorship
9 months ago

Summer Internships Offer Students Hands-On Experience, Mentorship

By  •  9 months ago  •  People

Since 1946, Oak Ridge Associated Universities and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have partnered to provide internships in subject areas ranging from climate research …
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ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources
9 months ago

ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  9 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
9 months ago

OLCF Hosts CUDA Workshop for GPU Programming

By  •  9 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
9 months ago

Galactic Winds Push Researchers to Probe Galaxies at Unprecedented Scale

By  •  9 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
10 months ago

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

By  •  10 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
10 months ago

3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact

By  •  10 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?
11 months ago

How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?

By  •  11 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
11 months ago

Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning

By  •  11 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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