The world’s fastest supercomputer comes with some assembly required. Frontier, the nation’s first exascale computing system, won’t come together as a whole until all pieces arrive at DOE’s ORNL to be installed—with the eyes of the world watching—on the data center floor inside the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
Tricia Martinez has set a high bar for herself between now and early October. “My goal is to interface with 500 companies,” the Managing Director of the new “Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator,” told the authors of the Teknovation.biz blog in an interview last week.
Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Kairos Power to Establish Low-Power Demonstration Reactor in Oak Ridge
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe, and Kairos Power officials announced today that the privately funded, advanced nuclear engineering company will establish a low-power demonstration reactor in Oak Ridge. Kairos Power will invest $100 million and create 55 jobs to deploy a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers demonstrated their wireless charging technology on an autonomous electric vehicle for the first time in a project with Local Motors.
ORNL released information about a variety of research occurring at the Lab. The July Story Tips contains information about autonomous vehicles, fusion energy, methane production, additive manufacturing, and minimizing utility costs.