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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 20, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
A new technique can transform the quantum behavior of an intermetallic crystal of cerium, palladium, and silicon so electrons compete to occupy either orbitals...Rice University From ACM TechNews | August 29, 2019
Researchers at the University of Arizona have used supercomputer simulations to understand how galaxies such as the Milky Way come into existence.
University of Arizona From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2019
Many computer scientists doubted ad hoc methods would ever give way to a more general approach to finding nearest neighbors. They were wrong.
Erica Klarreich From Communications of the ACM | July 1, 2019
Although a fully realized quantum network is still a far-off vision, recent breakthroughs have convinced some physicists that a simple proof-of-principle is imminent...Scientific American From ACM News | June 19, 2019
Researchers at ETH Zurich in Switzerland have integrated two CRISPR-Cas9-based core processors into human cells, marking a significant breakthrough toward creating... From ACM TechNews | April 19, 2019
At almost every wavelength, engineers have electromagnetic antennae that can detect and record the waves and create exotic images of the world at radio, microwave...Technology Review From ACM News | April 12, 2019
Scientists have revealed the first-ever image of a black hole. The picture is the result of a global collaboration in which scientists linked together telescopes...Newsweek From ACM Opinion | April 12, 2019
Astronomers have finally glimpsed the blackness of a black hole. By stringing together a global network of radio telescopes, they have for the first time produced...Nature From ACM News | April 10, 2019