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Assembling Life’s Molecular Motor
1 year ago

Assembling Life’s Molecular Motor

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

OLCF Brings Petascale Computing to 2017 APS March Meeting

By  •  1 year 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
2 years ago

OLCF Conference Calls Equip Users with System Knowledge

By  •  2 years 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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A Real CAM-Do Attitude
2 years ago

A Real CAM-Do Attitude

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Photosynthesis, the method plants use to convert energy from the sun into food, is a ubiquitous process many people learn about in elementary school. Almost all plants use photosynthesis to …
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A Seismic Mapping Milestone
2 years ago

A Seismic Mapping Milestone

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Because of Earth’s layered composition, scientists have often compared the basic arrangement of its interior to that of an onion. There’s the familiar thin crust of continents and ocean floors; …
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Multitasking Framework Accelerates Scientific Discovery
2 years ago

Multitasking Framework Accelerates Scientific Discovery

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

To maximize computing power and efficiency, hybrid supercomputers run on multiple types of processors. For computational scientists, the benefit of this arrangement is the potential to accomplish more science in …
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Researchers Shoot for Success with Simulations of Laser Pulse–Material Interactions
2 years ago

Researchers Shoot for Success with Simulations of Laser Pulse–Material Interactions

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

With the advent of laser technology in the 1960s, materials scientists gained a new tool to both study and modify materials. Today, lasers allow researchers to manipulate materials on atomic …
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The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions
2 years ago

The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Snow falls in winter and melts in spring, but what drives the phase change in between?

Although melting is a familiar phenomenon encountered in everyday life, playing a part …
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ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges
2 years ago

ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Like energetic children, computational scientists need large spaces to play. This play space, however, doesn’t require a large backyard but rather a high-performance computing (HPC) ecosystem capable of accommodating the …
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Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries
2 years ago

Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Ever since Italian physicist Alessandro Volta invented the first battery out of a stack of copper and zinc disks separated by moistened cardboard, scientists have been searching for better battery …
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A Decade of User Notification Improvements
2 years ago

A Decade of User Notification Improvements

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Over the last decade, the OLCF has improved its notification practices to include more targeted material and additional ways to get the message out.
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Accelerating Cancer Research with Deep Learning
2 years ago

Accelerating Cancer Research with Deep Learning

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer, a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is developing automated data tools for cancer research by employing deep learning techniques.
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