Computer Science

Now streaming: nuclear physics

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

October 18, 2023

Not-so-plain sight

Scientists and companies invest years and fortunes searching for new medicines. Many discoveries might already exist but remain hidden in… Read More

June 21, 2023


Editor’s note: The featured researchers, Johannes Doerfert and William Moses, will present their latest paper on parallel computation and compilers,… Read More

November 14, 2022

Efficient and inclusive

Editor's note: Listen to the Valerie Taylor interview on Science in Parallel. Argonne National Laboratory’s Valerie Taylor has built her… Read More

October 5, 2022

Boxing in software

A well-known saying among Silicon Valley entrepreneurs is “move fast and break things.” That approach, however, doesn’t work for those… Read More

August 23, 2022

Data alchemy

Checking our email, video-meeting on Zoom, using digital wallets to buy groceries, and analyzing vast amounts of scientific data all… Read More

July 14, 2021

Banishing blackouts

The most extensive blackout in North American history occurred on Aug. 14, 2003, affecting an estimated 55 million people in… Read More

October 14, 2020

The incredible shrinking data

Tom Peterka submitted his Early Career Research Program proposal to the Department of Energy (DOE) last year with a sensible… Read More

May 16, 2018

Balancing the load

Simulating complex systems on supercomputers requires that scientists get hundreds of thousands, even millions of processor cores working together in… Read More

May 1, 2018

Reducing uncertainty

In scientific simulations, one sure thing is uncertainty. But a researcher at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Sandia National Laboratories… Read More

February 14, 2018