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ORNL to host 13 teams for DOE CyberForce Competition

Oak Ridge National Laboratory will give college students the chance to practice cybersecurity skills in a real-world setting as a host of the Department of Energy’s fifth collegiate CyberForce Competition on Nov. 16.
14-Nov-2019 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate

In this Q&A, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Dan Jacobson talks about his team’s work on a genomic selection algorithm, his vision for the future of environmental genomics, and the space where simulation meets AI.
13-Nov-2019 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit

A team at Georgia Tech created a new turbulence algorithm optimized for the Summit supercomputer. It reached a performance of less than 15 seconds of wall-clock time per time step for more than 6 trillion grid points—a new world record surpassing...
13-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?

A UTokyo team transformed its UNICORN code into an AI-like algorithm to more quickly simulate a tectonic plate deformation that leads to earthquakes. The team ran UNICORN at 416 petaflops and gained a 75-fold speedup from a previous state-of-the-art...
13-Nov-2019 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga

An ORNL team used the Titan supercomputer to model every building serviced by the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga—all 178,368 of them—and discovered that EPB could potentially save $11–$35 million per year by adjusting electricity usage...
13-Nov-2019 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Machine learning analyses help unlock secrets of stable ‘supercrystal’

By blasting a frustrated mixture of materials with quick pulses of laser light, researchers transformed a superlattice into a supercrystal, a rare, repeating, three-dimensional structural much larger than an ordinary crystal. Using machine learning...
7-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Obtaining order in the “frustrated” landscape of disordered magnetism

Researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, are pioneering a novel technique to solve highly elaborate magnetic structures using neutrons at the Spallation Neutron Source. Their aim is to develop the technique to establish a baseline approach that...
7-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

ORNL to take on nine power grid modernization projects as part of DOE award

Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers will lead two new projects and support seven more to enhance the reliability and resilience of the nation’s power grid as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2019 Grid Modernization Lab Call.
6-Nov-2019 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Ethan Coon: Capturing Natural Processes Through Math

As a computational hydrologist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Ethan Coon combines his talent for math with his love of coding to solve big science questions about water quality, water availability for energy production, climate change, and the...
19-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT

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Nina Balke: Fine-tuned science

As a researcher at ORNL’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a DOE Nanoscience User Facility, Nina Balke explores avenues for fine-tuning materials’ physical properties to solve energy challenges and expands fundamental research...
26-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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National lab tech to help locate people & power outages during Hurricane Irma; helps prep for Jose & Katia

1-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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The Pressure Is on

Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance

Ada Yonath, a pioneer in using crystallographic techniques to visualize ribosome structure, was the most recent Eugene P. Wigner Distinguished Lecturer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her work continues to contribute to...
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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