Solar wind impacts on giant 'space hurricanes' may affect satellite safety

Solar wind impacts on giant 'space hurricanes' may affect satellite safety

Could the flapping of a butterfly's wings in Costa Rica set off a hurricane in California? The question has been sc...

VLA Sky Survey begins huge project of cosmic discovery

VLA Sky Survey begins huge project of cosmic discovery

All-sky survey will be unique resource for researchers Astronomers have embarked on the largest observing project i...

Facebook announces major AI commitment to CIFAR

Facebook announces major AI commitment to CIFAR

Facebook announced a major investment with CIFAR today, a result of the Institute's leadership in the field of arti...

NBI astrophysicist Michael Küffmeier shows how star formation is influenced by local environmental conditions

NBI astrophysicist Michael Küffmeier shows how star formation is influenced by local environmental conditions

Three scientists at Niels Bohr Institute (NBI), University of Copenhagen, have carried out extensive supercomputer...

UC Riverside physicist Hai-Bo Yu offers explanation for diverse galaxy rotations

UC Riverside physicist Hai-Bo Yu offers explanation for diverse galaxy rotations

UC Riverside-led study invokes intriguing self-interacting dark matter theory Identical twins are similar to each o...

WPI's Ji develops highly specific supercomputer models to better diagnose concussions in real time

WPI's Ji develops highly specific supercomputer models to better diagnose concussions in real time

With 2 grants from the National Institutes of Health, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Professor Songbai Ji is using...

Hershberg lab develops new data analysis, visualization tools to create atlas of specialized defense cells in the human body

Hershberg lab develops new data analysis, visualization tools to create atlas of specialized defense cells in the human body

Drexel University computational biologists have helped to create the first “anatomic atlas” of B-cell clone lineage...

Caltech scientists build first on-chip nanoscale optical quantum memory

Caltech scientists build first on-chip nanoscale optical quantum memory

Smallest-yet optical quantum memory device is a storage medium for optical quantum networks with the potential to b...

Georgia Tech scientists propose supercomputational method to optimally position sensor-based security system for maximum surveillance

An increasing global reliance on—and demand for—heightened security in public and private settings calls for optima...

Purdue's Niyogi develops big datasets, translates findings into tools to help day-to-day weather forecasting

Purdue's Niyogi develops big datasets, translates findings into tools to help day-to-day weather forecasting

As heavy flooding events, including those in Houston, Texas, and Mumbai, India, continue, research teams from Purdu...

UCLA physicists produce new supercomputer simulations of black holes from the very early universe

UCLA physicists produce new supercomputer simulations of black holes from the very early universe

'Primordial black holes,' believed to have formed shortly after the Big Bang, might explain how gold, platinum and...

NJIT Oil spill expert assesses use of deep-sea dispersants in Deepwater Horizon cleanup

NJIT Oil spill expert assesses use of deep-sea dispersants in Deepwater Horizon cleanup

More than seven years after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, sending up to 900,000 tons of oil and natu...

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