After spending three months at a temperature of just 20 degrees Celsius above absolute zero, the massive James Webb Space Telescope emerged from a large vacuum...Ars Technica From ACM News | January 16, 2018
A new NASA Earth science mission in the early stages of design may achieve a transformational advance in our understanding of the global carbon cycle by mapping...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | January 16, 2018
Researchers say they have developed a unique transistor architecture that improves the performance of display circuitry in next-generation mobile electronics.
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology From ACM TechNews | January 16, 2018
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has used a system that tracks food-borne illness via online Yelp restaurant reviews to identify instances...EurekAlert From ACM TechNews | January 16, 2018
Exascale computing is a priority for the U.S. Department of Energy, which last year alloted $258 million to research the hardware, software, and applications needed...Government Computer News From ACM TechNews | January 16, 2018
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Information and Communication Technologies category goes to Shafi Goldwasser, Silvio Micali, Ronald Rivest...BBVA Foundation From ACM News | January 16, 2018
Researchers at Aalto University in Finland say they have designed and fabricated the building blocks of future components for neuromorphic computers.
Aalto University From ACM TechNews | January 12, 2018
Schools across the U.S. started to embrace computer science last year, with several states now moving ahead with legislation to make computer science education...EdScoop From ACM TechNews | January 12, 2018
Researchers say they have demonstrated the existence of a new type of magnetoresistance involving topological insulators that could improve computing and computer...University of Minnesota News From ACM TechNews | January 12, 2018
Astronomers and visualization specialists from NASA's Universe of Learning program have combined visible and infrared vision of the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | January 11, 2018
In the next few weeks, a research group at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands expects to receive an important package. Its contents promise to...Nature From ACM News | January 11, 2018
Combining artificial intelligence with high-performance computing yielded a peak speed of 20 petaflops in the creation and training of deep-learning networks on...Oak Ridge National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2018