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March 2017

Coding a Starkiller

The Titan supercomputer and a tool called Starkiller help Stony Brook University-led team simulate key moments in exploding stars.

December 2016

Bake and shake

A Princeton-led team uses earthquakes and Oak Ridge’s Titan supercomputer to map the heat engine called Earth.

November 2016

HEPCloud formation

To handle troves of high-energy physics data, Fermilab researchers and others are turning to high-performance computing labs, academic grids and the commercial cloud.

November 2016

Machine-learning curve

An Oak Ridge-led pilot project is devising automated computational tools to collect key data from medical records and deliver the right cancer treatment at the right time.

October 2016

Digital rock physics

High-performance computing informs predictions on subsurface carbon dioxide, water resources systems and oil and gas production.

October 2016

Cancer’s search engine

The Department of Energy collaborates with the National Cancer Institute to apply supercomputing number-crunching power to cancer research.

October 2016

Argo: OS for exascale

For high-performance computing’s next wave, today’s humble operating system will have to assume new roles in synchronizing and coordinating tasks.