User Facility News

10.05.18User Facility

Preparing for a Sequence Data DelugeExternal link

Accepted 2019 JGI Community Science Program proposals requested terabases of sequence data. Over the summer, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, set an “institutional best” record by sequencing 20.4 trillion bases (Terabases or Tb) in a single month in Walnut Creek, California. Read More »

10.05.18User Facility

UEC Profile: Postcards from the CloudsExternal link

One scientist, inspired early by world travel and the power of tropical storms, uses radar to investigate how large convective systems organize. Read More »

10.05.18User Facility

Redesigning Poplar Trees to Take the Drought ... and the Salt and the HeatExternal link

A multi-institutional team is working on a multi-million-dollar, multi-year project funded by DOE's Office of Science to improve poplar trees to produce more biomass for biofuel applications. Read More »

10.04.18User Facility

Peering Into 36-Million-Degree Plasma with SLAC’s X-ray LaserExternal link

In a first, researchers measure extremely small and fast changes that occur in plasma when it’s zapped with a laser. Their technique will have applications in astrophysics, medicine and fusion energy. Read More »

10.02.18User Facility

Single Atoms Break Carbon's Strongest BondExternal link

An international team of scientists including researchers at Yale University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new catalyst for breaking carbon-fluorine bonds, one of the strongest chemical bonds known. Read More »

10.02.18User Facility

Superstars' SecretsExternal link

Supercomputing power and algorithms are helping astrophysicists untangle giant stars’ brightness, temperature and chemical variations. Read More »

10.01.18User Facility

Supercomputing for Better Commuting: In Pursuit of Fuel Economy and MobilityExternal link

In a project leveraging computer vision, machine learning, and sensors, Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists are working with private company GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. to demonstrate how stop lights can be programmed to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions while facilitating the smooth flow of traffic. Read More »

10.01.18User Facility

The 'Drama of It All'External link

Modeler and observationalist Adam Varble tells how he got into atmospheric science by falling in love with storms. Read More »

09.28.18User Facility

Overcoming ResistanceExternal link

To revive antibiotics and devise new drug designs, Georgia Tech researchers team up with Oak Ridge’s Titan supercomputer. Read More »

09.28.18User Facility

Argonne Team Brings Leadership Computing to CERN's Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

A team of collaborators from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory is exploring the use of ALCF supercomputers to help meet the growing computing demands of the ATLAS experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. The team has used ALCF computing resources for multiple projects aimed at expediting the processing and simulation of data produced by the ATLAS experiment. Read More »

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