IBM’s quantum computer, Q System One.
Quantum computers are set to revolutionise technology, but very few people know how to use them.
Uranus seen in this false-color view from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
A body at least twice as massive as the Earth smashing into Uranus could have made it lopsided, shows research.
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IBM's Watson watched hundreds of horror movie trailers and then created its own for the new film Morgan.
The Titan Supercomputer, in the US, has allowed scientists to study ice formation on wind turbines at a molecular level.
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Developing new technologies requires time-consuming, expensive and even dangerous experiments. But now we can carry out many experiments entirely on computers using modelling.
Computers are coming up with proofs in mathematics that are almost impossible for a human to check.
Computers are increasingly used to prove mathematical theorems. So does that mean human mathematicians will become obselete?
Collectively, these dishes would have the power to detect signals from the earliest years of the universe.
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A new University of Western Australia supercomputer that is 10,000 times faster than the average office PC could help scientists to develop the data processing capacity for the world’s largest telescope…