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A Real CAM-Do Attitude
1 year ago

A Real CAM-Do Attitude

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

A Seismic Mapping Milestone

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Multitasking Framework Accelerates Scientific Discovery

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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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Unraveling the Science Behind Biomass Breakdown
2 years ago

Unraveling the Science Behind Biomass Breakdown

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Lignocellulosic biomass—plant matter such as cornstalks, straw, and woody plants—is a sustainable source for production of bio-based fuels and chemicals. However, the deconstruction of biomass is one of the most …
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OLCF-Fermilab Collaboration Gives ADIOS a Boost
2 years ago

OLCF-Fermilab Collaboration Gives ADIOS a Boost

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers at US Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories frequently transfer files between experimental and observational facilities, their home institutions, and computational facilities like the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility …
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Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry
2 years ago

Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry

By  •  2 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Scientists and engineers striving to create the next machine-age marvel—whether it be a more aerodynamic rocket, a faster race car, or a higher-efficiency jet engine—depend on reliable analysis and feedback …
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