Quanta in bulk

April 2, 2024
Bill Cannon

Quantum computers hold the promise of processing information exponentially faster than traditional machines — 100 million times the speed of… Read More

Aiming exascale at black holes

March 20, 2024

In 1783, John Michell worked as a rector in northern England, but his scientific work proposed that the mass of… Read More

Flying green

February 14, 2024

Four years after his Ph.D., turbulence and combustion modeler Bruce Perry has drawn a plum assignment. He and colleagues are… Read More

Refining finite elements

January 23, 2024

Want to simulate airflow around an airplane? Mathematician Brendan Keith can walk you through it. You’d start off with a… Read More

The forecast calls for stats

December 19, 2023

Extreme weather events have become more common and more intense than ever. In the past five years, the United States… Read More

Diversity included

November 14, 2023

The SC23 meeting this month in Denver is highlighting diversity in high-performance computing (HPC). The #IamHPC focus celebrates progress but… Read More

Small packages, big rewards

November 13, 2023

Experts believe that nuclear power – along with renewable energy sources like wind and solar – can help mitigate the… Read More

Mapping DNA’s folds

November 1, 2023

For decades, scientists have probed how human DNA that would stretch more than 2 meters if unspooled from a cell… Read More

Now streaming: nuclear physics

October 18, 2023

Accelerator facilities that allow nuclear physicists to probe the inner workings of atoms and their nuclei require a costly high-wire… Read More

Up in smoke

October 3, 2023

As wildfires blaze around the globe, the particles and chemicals in smoke can affect distant climate patterns. Using simulations, climate… Read More