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PhysOrg
Keep a lid on it: Geologists probe geological carbon storageUSA. Utah State University geologists, with collaborators from Cambridge Univer
Keep a lid on it: Geologists probe geological carbon storage
PhysOrg / Posted 12 hours ago
USA. Utah State University geologists, with collaborators from Cambridge University, Shell Global Solutions, Tennessee's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and German's Jülich Center for Neutron Science, probed the Carmel caprock to assess the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Clock ticking on decision for Oak Ridge nuke dumpofficials said. Next up: the start of what's expected to be a 20-year chore to
Clock ticking on decision for Oak Ridge nuke dump
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
officials said. Next up: the start of what's expected to be a 20-year chore to rid Y-12 — a nuclear weapons plant — and Oak Ridge National Laboratory of low-level radioactive debris as well as mercury. That work is targeted to begin in 2024,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Moving beyond semiconductors for next-generation electric switchesof materials because the materials cannot have any defects for tunneling to occ
Moving beyond semiconductors for next-generation electric switches
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
of materials because the materials cannot have any defects for tunneling to occur a specific voltage. Researchers led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory grew thin films of nearly defect free, crystalline oxide materials that exhibit resonant... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Information session Wednesday on proposal for Oak Ridge nuke waste landfill sitesthe landfill, which would hold materials removed during the environmental clean
Information session Wednesday on proposal for Oak Ridge nuke waste landfill sites
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the landfill, which would hold materials removed during the environmental cleanup of the Y-12 National Security Complex and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. A $69,000 study funded by the city on one of the proposed sites concluded it's too close to... Read more
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PhysOrg
New nontoxic process promises larger ultrathin sheets of 2-D nanomaterialsgas exfoliation process to separate 2-D nanomaterials. Credit: ORNL A team of s
New nontoxic process promises larger ultrathin sheets of 2-D nanomaterials
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
gas exfoliation process to separate 2-D nanomaterials. Credit: ORNL A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a novel way to produce two-dimensional nanosheets by separating bulk materials... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Energy Department Selects Argonne National Laboratory to Lead U.S. Consortium for New CERC Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Technical Trackmultidisciplinary consortium, includes Cummins Inc., Freightliner Custom Chassi
Energy Department Selects Argonne National Laboratory to Lead U.S. Consortium for New CERC Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Technical Track
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 6 days ago
multidisciplinary consortium, includes Cummins Inc., Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, Ohio State University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Purdue University, and the University of Michigan. The program will address cost-effective... Read more
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Al.com
Mike Tracy named CEO; Dr. Mike Drummond new chairman of the board at Drummond Co.at Delphi and was involved in a variety of industrial processes. Ed Drummond h
Mike Tracy named CEO; Dr. Mike Drummond new chairman of the board at Drummond Co.
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
at Delphi and was involved in a variety of industrial processes. Ed Drummond has a PhD in geochemistry and worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory directing research programs for the United States Department of Energy before becoming a... Read more
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PhysOrg
An accelerated pipeline to open materials researchtechnologies, they also present a new problem: How to make effective use of all
An accelerated pipeline to open materials research
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
technologies, they also present a new problem: How to make effective use of all this data? At the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, researchers are engineering a solution by creating a novel infrastructure uniting the lab's... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Neutrons key to discovering new HIV drugs? An interview with Dr Matthew Blakeleyin complex with clinical inhibitors? This is a collaboration mainly between sc
Neutrons key to discovering new HIV drugs? An interview with Dr Matthew Blakeley
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
in complex with clinical inhibitors? This is a collaboration mainly between scientists from Georgia State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the USA and the Institut Laue-Langevin in France. We are studying HIV-1 protease, an enzyme... Read more
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techcentral.ie
A new and different arms raceexceed 100 petaflops, making it the current most powerful supercomputer. Not t
A new and different arms race
techcentral.ie / Posted 7 days ago
exceed 100 petaflops, making it the current most powerful supercomputer. Not to be outdone, the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is developing an IBM system, named “Summit” that will be capable of 200 petaflops by early... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT chancellor search committee plans to pick candidate in NovemberAssociation; Bob Smith, interim chancellor of UT Martin; Alan Wilson, past pr
UT chancellor search committee plans to pick candidate in November
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Association; Bob Smith, interim chancellor of UT Martin; Alan Wilson, past president of the UT alumni Board; Thomas Zacharia, deputy director for science and technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and joint faculty associate... Read more
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PhysOrg
New tool probes for genes linked to toxic methylmercurythe environment into more toxic methylmercury with molecular probes developed b
New tool probes for genes linked to toxic methylmercury
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
the environment into more toxic methylmercury with molecular probes developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. "We now have a quick and easy-to-use tool that we can employ in any environment to test for... Read more
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PollutionOnline
Energy Department Invests 19M To Improve Efficiency Of Nation’s Buildingsto enable installation of secure and easily deployed building energy efficiency
Energy Department Invests 19M To Improve Efficiency Of Nation’s Buildings
PollutionOnline / Posted 10 days ago
to enable installation of secure and easily deployed building energy efficiency applications, such as demand response. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (Oak Ridge, Tennessee) will develop system-level architecture for a plug-and-play... Read more
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Business Wire
SCRA Announces Executive Directorbringing unique knowledge of the tech-transfer process. For example, while Dire
SCRA Announces Executive Director
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
bringing unique knowledge of the tech-transfer process. For example, while Director of Technology Commercialization at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, he managed a portfolio of over 850 patents, over 500 patent applications and over 100... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Energy Department Invests $19 Million to Improve Efficiency of Nation’s Buildingsto enable installation of secure and easily deployed building energy efficiency
Energy Department Invests $19 Million to Improve Efficiency of Nation’s Buildings
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 13 days ago
to enable installation of secure and easily deployed building energy efficiency applications, such as demand response. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (Oak Ridge, Tennessee) will develop system-level architecture for a plug-and-play... Read more
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Salon.com
House approves bill to undercut nuclear agreement with IranOrganization of Iran. The heavy water is expected to arrive in the U.S. in the
House approves bill to undercut nuclear agreement with Iran
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
Organization of Iran. The heavy water is expected to arrive in the U.S. in the coming weeks and will be stored at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee and then resold on the commercial market for research purposes. The nuclear... Read more
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PhysOrg
Creating and customizing material at the atomic scalecreate materials with Legos flexibility and Terminator toughness, according to
Creating and customizing material at the atomic scale
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
create materials with Legos flexibility and Terminator toughness, according to researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In a review paper published in ACS Nano, Olga Ovchinnikova and colleagues provide an overview... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Proposes Solution To Biggest Basic Energy Research Problem – How To Pay For Itwas to increase energy research because of the benefits it would provide around
Alexander Proposes Solution To Biggest Basic Energy Research Problem – How To Pay For It
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
was to increase energy research because of the benefits it would provide around the world. Eight years ago, in a speech at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, I called for a project that would duplicate the urgency of the World War II Manhattan Project... Read more
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PhysOrg
US holds potential to produce billion tons of biomass, support bioeconomyCover of 2016 Billion-Ton Report The 2016 Billion-Ton Report, jointly released
US holds potential to produce billion tons of biomass, support bioeconomy
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Cover of 2016 Billion-Ton Report The 2016 Billion-Ton Report, jointly released by the U.S. Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, concludes that the United States has the potential to sustainably produce at least 1 billion dry tons... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
This classy car was printed, now on display in Oak RidgeCobra race car, and it's on display this month at the American Museum of Scienc
This classy car was printed, now on display in Oak Ridge
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
Cobra race car, and it's on display this month at the American Museum of Science and Energy. Scientists and engineers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory were on a hurry-up schedule using cutting-edge 3-D printing technology to design a car to show... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Physics Researchers Question Calcium-52’s Magicindicate whether a nucleus is magic. Recently a multi-institution team led by
Physics Researchers Question Calcium-52’s Magic
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 21 days ago
indicate whether a nucleus is magic. Recently a multi-institution team led by Gaute Hagen at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory computed the size of the atomic nucleus calcium-48—a magic isotope—and found it had a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers improve performance of cathode material by controlling oxygen activityCredit: UC San Diego Through characterization studies in collaboration with gr
Researchers improve performance of cathode material by controlling oxygen activity
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
Credit: UC San Diego Through characterization studies in collaboration with groups from Brookhaven National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, researchers provided several reasons why oxygen vacancies improved the cathode material's... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physics researchers question calcium-52's magicindicate whether a nucleus is magic. Recently a multi-institution team led by
Physics researchers question calcium-52's magic
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
indicate whether a nucleus is magic. Recently a multi-institution team led by Gaute Hagen at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory computed the size of the atomic nucleus calcium-48—a magic isotope—and found it had a... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
'Ask America' At Farnborough Airshow 2016: From Major OEMS To SMES Across The Supply Chain, U.S. Exhibitors Look To Initiate/Strengthen Global PartnershipsInc., St. Charles, MO, +1-636-724-3666; saubuchon@masterclock.com Booth 2/B60
'Ask America' At Farnborough Airshow 2016: From Major OEMS To SMES Across The Supply Chain, U.S. Exhibitors Look To Initiate/Strengthen Global Partnerships
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 22 days ago
Inc., St. Charles, MO, +1-636-724-3666; saubuchon@masterclock.com Booth 2/B60 First Aviation Services Inc. and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Make Public Anti-Icing Surface Treatment Research Oak Ridge National Laboratory and First... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 'aliens at Yellowstone': Researchers find unique microbesacidilobi, which are just 100 to 300 billionths of a meter in size. Mircea Pod
The 'aliens at Yellowstone': Researchers find unique microbes
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
acidilobi, which are just 100 to 300 billionths of a meter in size. Mircea Podar of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biosciences Division led a team that isolated the archaeonNanopusillus acidilobi, cultured... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists isolate, culture elusive Yellowstone microbein Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle secrets to r
Scientists isolate, culture elusive Yellowstone microbe
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
in Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle secrets to researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Mircea Podar of ORNL's Biosciences Division led a team that isolated the archaeon... Read more
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Daily Mail
Watch the shape-shifting material that transforms under heat and light– and it can even be tailored to add more. To create the unique substance, res
Watch the shape-shifting material that transforms under heat and light
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
– and it can even be tailored to add more. To create the unique substance, researchers at Washington State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory used a class of long-chain molecules known as liquid crystalline networks (LCNs) and... Read more
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FOX Business
NVIDIA Corporation and the Volta Process Mysterya big boost in power efficiency in going from Pascal to Volta. Image source: NV
NVIDIA Corporation and the Volta Process Mystery
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
a big boost in power efficiency in going from Pascal to Volta. Image source: NVIDIA. Note that Summit supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory is expected to come online in 2017. This supercomputer will use Volta, so this means that the... Read more
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FOX Business
NVIDIA Corporation and the Volta Process Mysterya big boost in power efficiency in going from Pascal to Volta. Image source: NV
NVIDIA Corporation and the Volta Process Mystery
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
a big boost in power efficiency in going from Pascal to Volta. Image source: NVIDIA. Note that Summit supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory is expected to come online in 2017. This supercomputer will use Volta, so this means that the... Read more
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dna
Shape-shifting 'smart' material that can heal itselfmagical as they mysteriously fold and unfold themselves, according to researche
Shape-shifting 'smart' material that can heal itself
dna / Posted 26 days ago
magical as they mysteriously fold and unfold themselves, according to researchers from Washington State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US. They have a variety of potential applications, such as for actuators, drug delivery... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Longtime U.S. Department of Energy reporter for News Sentinel retiresbackgrounds can understand. They also presented Munger with mementos, includin
Longtime U.S. Department of Energy reporter for News Sentinel retires
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
backgrounds can understand. They also presented Munger with mementos, including a framed collection of photos from Oak Ridge National Laboratory showing Munger at work over the years, reporting at the lab. "I can say without reservation... Read more
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FOX Business
NVIDIA Corporation to Launch New Graphics Cards in Early Julymuch is known about this architecture other than that Volta is already set to p
NVIDIA Corporation to Launch New Graphics Cards in Early July
FOX Business / Posted 28 days ago
much is known about this architecture other than that Volta is already set to power the upcoming Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The computer itself is expected to be installed in 2017 and should go online in 2018. I... Read more
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FOX Business
NVIDIA Corporation to Launch New Graphics Cards in Early Julymuch is known about this architecture other than that Volta is already set to p
NVIDIA Corporation to Launch New Graphics Cards in Early July
FOX Business / Posted 28 days ago
much is known about this architecture other than that Volta is already set to power the upcoming Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The computer itself is expected to be installed in 2017 and should go online in 2018. I... Read more
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PhysOrg
Heat, light stimulate self-assembly: Researchers develop shape-changing 'smart' materialand Materials Engineering (MME), and Yuzhan Li, MME staff scientist, in collabo
Heat, light stimulate self-assembly: Researchers develop shape-changing 'smart' material
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
and Materials Engineering (MME), and Yuzhan Li, MME staff scientist, in collaboration with Orlando Rio, a researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Adding functional versatility Smart materials that can react to external stimuli, like light... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate study finds human fingerprint in Northern Hemisphere greeninganthropogenic and natural forcings (lower right). Credit: ORNL A multinational
Climate study finds human fingerprint in Northern Hemisphere greening
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
anthropogenic and natural forcings (lower right). Credit: ORNL A multinational team led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory Climate Change Science Institute has found the first positive correlation between human... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
ORNL is part of Obama administration’s beat-cancer programORNL Computing and Computational Sciences Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014. (MICHAEL PATR
ORNL is part of Obama administration’s beat-cancer program
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
ORNL Computing and Computational Sciences Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL) OAK RIDGE — Oak Ridge National Laboratory is part of the Obama administration's sweeping program to defeat cancer, joining with other labs and the... Read more
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The Record
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning greenand Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observ
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green
The Record / Posted 30 days ago
and Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observations, the researchers, led by Jiafu Mao of Oak Ridge National Laboratory but including 18 others from multiple institutions in the United States, France, and China,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning greenand Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observ
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
and Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observations, the researchers, led by Jiafu Mao of Oak Ridge National Laboratory but including 18 others from multiple institutions in the United States, France, and China,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning greenand Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observ
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green
The Houma Courier / Posted a month ago
and Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observations, the researchers, led by Jiafu Mao of Oak Ridge National Laboratory but including 18 others from multiple institutions in the United States, France, and China,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning greenand Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observ
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green
The Daily Comet / Posted a month ago
and Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observations, the researchers, led by Jiafu Mao of Oak Ridge National Laboratory but including 18 others from multiple institutions in the United States, France, and China,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning greenand Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observ
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
and Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observations, the researchers, led by Jiafu Mao of Oak Ridge National Laboratory but including 18 others from multiple institutions in the United States, France, and China,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning greenand Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observ
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green
Baltimore Sun / Posted a month ago
and Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observations, the researchers, led by Jiafu Mao of Oak Ridge National Laboratory but including 18 others from multiple institutions in the United States, France, and China,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning greenand Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observ
Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
and Eurasia where greening has not been seen. Starting from this set of observations, the researchers, led by Jiafu Mao of Oak Ridge National Laboratory but including 18 others from multiple institutions in the United States, France, and China,... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
IBM's 200 petaflop Summit supercomputer to crush China's Sunway TaihuLightThe machine, called IBM Summit, will be delivered to the US Department of Energ
IBM's 200 petaflop Summit supercomputer to crush China's Sunway TaihuLight
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted a month ago
The machine, called IBM Summit, will be delivered to the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory in early 2018. It will be even more powerful than originally planned as when the project was first announced in 2014, the aim was to... Read more
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CIO
Battle lines are drawn: IBM prepares Power9 to take on Intel and ARMsupercomputer called Summit with Power9 chips will be deployed in early 2018 by
Battle lines are drawn: IBM prepares Power9 to take on Intel and ARM
CIO / Posted 1 months ago
supercomputer called Summit with Power9 chips will be deployed in early 2018 by the U.S. Department of Energy at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. When deployed, Summit could be one of the world's fastest computers. Until a few years ago,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT chancellor’s post could prove popular with job-seekerswho said he thinks highly of Cheek, said UT's research, range of disciplines an
UT chancellor’s post could prove popular with job-seekers
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
who said he thinks highly of Cheek, said UT's research, range of disciplines and relationship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory make the chancellor's position a "big time" role. "It's a very attractive job," McPherson... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Battle lines are drawn: IBM prepares Power9 to take on Intel and ARMsupercomputer called Summit with Power9 chips will be deployed in early 2018 by
Battle lines are drawn: IBM prepares Power9 to take on Intel and ARM
Computer World Australia / Posted 1 months ago
supercomputer called Summit with Power9 chips will be deployed in early 2018 by the U.S. Department of Energy at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. When deployed, Summit could be one of the world's fastest computers. Until a few years ago,... Read more

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