For voters around the world, including the millions of Americans who will cast ballots in the midterms up to and on November 6, an election is democracy in action—an...Scientific American From ACM News | October 30, 2018
Optical physicists Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics for "groundbreaking inventions in the field of...Scientific American From ACM News | October 3, 2018
Many Americans see the future crowding into the present and some of the innovations ahead unnerve them, especially as they reshape ideas about human dominion.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 17, 2018
When The Economist called Stanford Ovshinsky "the Edison of our age," the name might have been unfamiliar to most people, but the comparison was apt.
Scientific American From ACM Careers | May 18, 2018
With Texas just beginning to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey and the Southeastern U.S. preparing for Hurricane Irma's iminent arrival, people...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 13, 2017
The Outer Space Treaty (OST) turns 50 in October. The foundational 1967 pact establishes space as "the province of all mankind" and forbids the nearly 100 states...Scientific American From ACM Careers | August 29, 2017
Scientists have long dreamed of developing quantum computers, machines that rely on arcane laws of physics to perform tasks far beyond the capability of today's...Scientific American From ACM Careers | July 5, 2017
People with Parkinson's disease may show hints of motor difficulty years before an official diagnosis, but current methods for catching early symptoms require clinic...Scientific American From ACM Careers | June 12, 2017
Twenty years ago IBM's Deep Blue computer stunned the world by becoming the first machine to beat a reigning world chess champion in a six-game match.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | June 2, 2017
On New Year's Eve in 2015 local and federal agents arrested a 26-year-old man in Rochester, N.Y., for planning to attack people at random later that night using...Scientific American From ACM News | May 26, 2017
Three years ago HPE (formerly Hewlett–Packard) laid out its vision for a radical redesign of the computer that would deliver hitherto unimaginable performance in...Scientific American From ACM Careers | May 16, 2017