On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15, NASA's Kepler space telescope received its final set of commands to disconnect communications with Earth.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 19, 2018
Researchers at the University of Koblenz-Landa in Germany developed a robotic system that was able to successfully clean at least 80% of the liquid from on and...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
A working draft of the standard for the next C programming language revision is available for review. Most changes that have thus far been approved clarify and...InfoWorld From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
Princeton University researchers have constructed a programmable computer chip that incorporates in-memory computing, eliminating the need for processors to retrieve...Princeton University From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
Kurt Luther, working with a team at Virginia Polytechnic and State Institute, has launched Civil War Photo Sleuth, a Web platform that applies facial recognition...Slate From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
In the biggest overhaul of the international system of units since 1875, countries have voted to redefine four basic units of measurement—the ampere, the kilogram...Nature From ACM News | November 16, 2018
We are all, quite literally, made of star dust. Many of the chemicals that compose our planet and our bodies were formed directly by stars.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 16, 2018
Amazon and Google are respectively planning to recruit Microsoft C#- and Java-savvy engineers and Python users in a fierce competition for technology talent.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Nike new flagship store in New York City is focused on personalized, experiential shopping, allowing shoppers with the Nike app to check out items via phone, request...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute aims to expand the boundaries of technology and protect people when that technology or its users...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
The Christiana Care Health System was awarded the 2018 Magnet Prize from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for its use of virtual reality technology to improve...Christiana Care News From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.39 million) by 2025 to beef up its artificial intelligence capabilities and appoint 100 professors to lecture...Reuters From ACM News | November 16, 2018
In November 2017, scientists pointed NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope toward the object known as 'Oumuamua,' the first known interstellar object to visit our solar...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Smoke filled the cabin as the Boeing 747 plunged towards snow-covered mountains in southern Alaska. All four engines had shut down, and it took the pilots eight...Nature From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Global technological research and development spending will top $2 trillion this year, according to R&D Magazine's 2018 Global R&D Funding Forecast.
U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2018
A European company has combined social-emotional learning with computer science into an elementary education digital curriculum that may soon be offered to U.S....Education Week From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2018
Ants' pheromone-laying and -following behavior has inspired an algorithm that uses artificial ants in a virtual environment to solve optimization problems.
The Boston Globe From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2018