ESA boosting its Argentine link with deep space
Apr 26, 2017
Thanks to some high-tech improvements, ESA's radio dish in Argentina will be ready to receive the rising torrent of scientific data beamed back by future missions exploring deep in our Solar System.
NOAA's biggest ship comes home after longest voyage
Apr 04, 2017
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's largest oceanographic research vessel has returned to its homeport after the longest deployment of any ship in the agency's history.
Apr 03, 2017
In a first for deep learning, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory-led team is bringing together quantum, high-performance and neuromorphic computing architectures to address complex issues that, if resolved, could clear the ...
Litter is present throughout the world's oceans: 1,220 species affected
Mar 27, 2017
Where is marine litter concentrated, and which species and ecosystems does it affect? Researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute have for the first time compiled all scientific data published on marine litter in a single, ...
Historic cultural records inform scientific perspectives on woodland uses
Feb 22, 2017
Scientists at the University of York and University College Cork have investigated how cultural records dating back 300 years could help improve understanding of the ways in which science interprets the many uses of woodland ...
Seafloor robot breaks a world record and reveals new data for climate change modeling
Feb 01, 2017
Imagine if a car, a computer, or a battery-operated appliance could work reliably without maintenance for an entire year of operation. Also imagine that device being lowered into the ocean to free fall 4,000 meters to the ...
How to improve data management in the supercomputers of the future
Feb 01, 2017
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are establishing new foundations for data management in the supercomputing systems of the future. In recent decades, many scientific discoveries have depended on the ...
EPA science under scrutiny by Trump political staff
Jan 25, 2017
The Trump administration is mandating that any studies or data from scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency undergo review by political appointees before they can be released to the public.
New guidelines aim to improve understanding of scientific data
Nov 28, 2016
Researchers from University of East Anglia (UEA) have produced new guidelines aimed at improving the communication and understanding of scientific data - using knowledge of how the human brain processes visual and written ...
Univeristy at Buffalo to build one-of-a-kind advanced materials data research lab
Oct 26, 2016
Scientists are using supercomputers and other technologies to create ever-growing libraries of data on the properties of metals, polymers, ceramics and other materials.