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

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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
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OLCF Staff Member Shares Work on Improving Simulation Efficiency

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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
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Summer Internships Offer Students Hands-On Experience, Mentorship

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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
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ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources

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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
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OLCF Hosts CUDA Workshop for GPU Programming

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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
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Galactic Winds Push Researchers to Probe Galaxies at Unprecedented Scale

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

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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
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3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact

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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?
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How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?

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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
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Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning

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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
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Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys

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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
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Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research

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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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