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Titan Simulates Earthquake Physics Necessary for Safer Building Design

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

To prepare California for the next “big one,” SCEC joint researchers are simulating earthquakes at high frequencies for more detailed predictions that are needed by structural engineers on Titan.
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Researchers recruit Titan to study key molecular switch that controls cell behavior

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Using computational molecular dynamics simulations, researchers at ORNL and the University of Tennessee–ORNL Joint Institute for Computational Sciences have discovered a molecular “switch” in a receptor that controls cell behavior.
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Four OLCF Partners Win Major HPC Award
5 years ago

Four OLCF Partners Win Major HPC Award

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

Four OLCF partners were named winners of IDC’s HPC Innovation Excellence Award for research done on the center’s supercomputing systems.
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INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects
5 years ago

INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 59 projects for 2014, sharing nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science.
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OLCF Lends Expertise for Introducing GPU Accelerator Programming to Popular Linux GCC Compiler

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF is working with Mentor Graphics, a leading electronic design automation company, to bring accelerated computing to a broader audience.
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Superconductor Simulation Tops 15 Petaflops on Titan
5 years ago

Superconductor Simulation Tops 15 Petaflops on Titan

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers simulating high-temperature superconductors has topped 15 petaflops on ORNL’s Titan supercomputer. More importantly, they did it with an algorithm that substantially overcomes two major roadblocks to realistic superconductor modeling.
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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon
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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Scientists from Germany’s HZDR–Dresden used Titan, the most powerful supercomputer in the United States located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to simulate billions of particles in two passing plasma jet streams.
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High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations
5 years ago

High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF delivered more than 374 million supercomputer core hours to 17 projects through the Department of Energy’s ALCC program—76 million hours more than expected.
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Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time
5 years ago

Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

A simulation of the internal workings of cells has reached a sustained performance of 20,000 trillion calculations per second, or 20 petaflops, on the Titan supercomputer at ORNL.
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Protecting Big Data

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF recently relocated the center’s archive tape library to a centralized location with a more controlled environment, resulting in better overall availability and uptime for OLCF system users and better resiliency of the media.
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Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist
5 years ago

Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are using DOE’s most powerful computing systems, including the nation’s top-ranked machine, ORNL’s Titan, to simulate the evolution of the universe as it expands across billions of years.
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Titan Gets Computational Company
5 years ago

Titan Gets Computational Company

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Two new computing resources are being installed at the OLCF to enhance the user experience and maximize project outputs.
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