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Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?
11 months ago

Can a UNICORN Outrun Earthquakes?

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, anywhere from a few hundred to tens of thousands of deaths are attributed to the catastrophic effects of major earthquakes. Apart from ground shaking, earthquake hazards include landslides, …
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Gordon Bell Finalist Team Tackles Transistors with New Programming Paradigm
12 months ago

Gordon Bell Finalist Team Tackles Transistors with New Programming Paradigm

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Transistors, tiny semiconductor devices that switch electricity on or off, revolutionized the electronics field when they were discovered in 1947. Originally half-inch-high pieces of germanium, transistors today are mainly composed …
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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
2 years ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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