NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | August 17, 2018
After being kicked out of a hotel conference room where they had participated in a three-day open-science workshop and hackathon, a group of computer scientists...Nature From ACM News | August 16, 2018
With gentle pulses from gigantic lasers, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California transformed hydrogen into droplets of shiny liquid metal...The New York Times From ACM News | August 16, 2018
Researchers have developed a physics-based, real-time method for controlling animated characters that can learn basketball dribbling skills from experience.
Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
When the cybersecurity industry warns about the nightmare of hackers causing blackouts, the scenario they describe typically entails an elite team of hackers ...Wired From ACM News | August 14, 2018
When you're browsing a website and the mouse cursor disappears, it might be a computer glitch—or it might be a deliberate test to find out who you are.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 14, 2018
Researchers have confirmed that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store location data, even if the user selects a setting that purports to prevent...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2018
Some bathrooms have signs urging people to wash their hands. But at the Democratic National Committee, reminders hanging in the men's and women's restrooms address...Politico From ACM News | August 13, 2018
Personal home robots that can socialize with people are starting to roll out of the laboratory and into our living rooms and kitchens. But are humans ready to invite...The Associated Press From ACM News | August 9, 2018
Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers have demonstrated computer models that can accurately predict the spread of HIV across populations.
Los Alamos National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2018