An analysis of four icy bodies discovered in the outer Solar System reveals no sign that they are being influenced by a large, unseen planet lurking beyond Neptune...Nature From ACM News | June 23, 2017
The European Commission-funded Human Brain Project is on track to create a searchable model of the brain by building an infrastructure combining high-performance...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | June 23, 2017
Researchers at MIT are developing smart fabrics as part of the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AAFOA) alliance. At the grand opening of the Fabric Discovery...The Boston Globe From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2017
The world we experience is not the real world. It's a mental construction, filtered through our physical senses. Which raises the question: How would our world...The Atlantic From ACM News | June 21, 2017
A NASA-led and NASA-sponsored study of potential future missions to the mysterious "ice giant" planets Uranus and Neptune has been released—the first in a series...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | June 21, 2017
Researchers at Harvard University have created a type of semi-soft robot that can stand and walk, and a different robotic water strider that can push itself along...Harvard Gazette From ACM TechNews | June 20, 2017
On early Saturday morning off the coast of Japan, the Philippines-flagged cargo container carrierACX Crystal struck the USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) on its starboard...Ars Technica From ACM News | June 20, 2017
Argonne National Laboratory scientists aim to produce exascale-enabled software by surmounting problems in memory, power, and computational resources.
Argonne National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | June 19, 2017
AI systems continue to get increasingly powerful, but still need far too much hand-holding by their human masters. New research from DeepMind and OpenAI suggests...New Scientist From ACM News | June 19, 2017
Thousands of scientists worldwide tap into CERN's computer networks each day in their quest to better understand the fundamental structure of the universe.
Scientific American From ACM News | June 19, 2017
NASA's Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting...Jet Propulsion Labor From ACM News | June 19, 2017