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Mira ranks among the world’s most energy-efficient supercomputers, making it within the top 100 of the green supercomputing list.05.18.16Article

Slimming Down Supercomputers

Scientists curb the energy appetite of the nation’s “answer machines.” Read More »

Dr. Eric Brown gives a talk on the computing system Watson and its application in healthcare during the Science Day Program at the 2016 National Science Bowl competition05.17.16Profile

How Would IBM’s Quiz-Show Computer, Watson, Do as a Competitor in the National Science Bowl?

Eric Brown of IBM Watson Health spoke about the Grand Challenges program, designing the Watson computer that played and won Jeopardy!, and the quest for solutions in natural language processing. Read More »

William Tisdale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.05.16.16Profile

Why Did the Electron Cross the Solar Cell? William Tisdale Knows

PECASE recipient’s technique tracks charged particles, offering insights for solar cells, LEDs, and more. Read More »

Milind Kulkarni, Purdue University, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.05.13.16Profile

Unlocking the Secrets of Irregular Data: Milind Kulkarni

Purdue University associate professor receives presidential honor. Read More »

Matthias Schindler, University of South Carolina, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.05.12.16Profile

Nuclear Rule Breakers: Matthias Schindler

PECASE recipient shows how small exceptions help explain the inner workings of neutrons and protons. Read More »

Michelle O’Malley, University of California, Santa Barbara, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.05.11.16Profile

What Biofuel Production Can Learn from the Zoo: Michelle A. O’Malley

PECASE recipient discovers gut enzymes that break woody plants into biofuel building blocks. Read More »

Jonathan Simon, University of Chicago, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.05.10.16Profile

Making Materials Out of Light: Jonathan Simon

PECASE recipient illuminates materials’ true nature. Read More »

Keji Lai, University of Texas at Austin, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.05.09.16Profile

The Physics of the Middle: Keji Lai

PECASE recipient develops new ways to study physics at the mesoscale. Read More »

President Barack Obama joins recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for a group photo in the East Room of the White House, May 5, 2016. 05.06.16Announcement

Honoring Federally-Funded Scientists and Engineers at the Forefront of Research and DiscoveryExternal link

President Obama welcomed more than 100 leading scientists and engineers from around the world to thank them for their work on some of the most challenging and complex issues in science and technology. Read MoreExternal linkage

Image of a raindrop hitting the ground. 05.04.16From the Labs

A Cleansing Rain Falls; A Soil-Filled Mist ArisesExternal link

Raindrop splash is a surprise source of fine soil particles in the atmosphere. Read MoreExternal linkage

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