Neuromorphic computers aim to one day replicate the amazing efficiency of the brain.
The volcanic eruptions that bring diamonds to Earth’s surface are driven by ‘pillars of heat’ stretching deep inside the planet.
The European Union’s 10-year Human Brain Project is coming to a close. Whether this controversial 1 billion-euro project achieved its aims is unclear, but its online forum did foster collaboration.
Recent suggests quantum computers could solve problems with breathtaking speed by comparison to current supermodels.
From more accurate climate modelling to the prospect of truly creative computers, the brain’s use of noise has a lot to teach us.
Radio telescopes produce enormous amounts of data, and we need immense computing power to produce even a single image like this one.
From robotic hands to brain-like computers, the Human Brain Project has produced some intriguing results.
Calculating pi with unprecedented accuracy has zero scientific usefulness. But as a show of computing muscle and a mathematical curiosity, it’s endlessly intriguing.
Diversifying leadership can change organizational cultures, which removes barriers to women in the tech industry and academia.
Supercomputers in Canberra and Perth power the analysis and modelling that decision-makers rely on in national crises.
Scanning through billions of chemicals to find a few potential drugs for treating COVID-19 requires computers that harness together thousands of processors.
A paper published by researchers at Google claimed that they had achieved computing quantum supremacy, but leaks and counter-claims have created a stir.
On October 23 Google announced that it built a quantum computer thousands of times faster than classic computers. This could have immense impacts on finance, cryptography and other fields.
The head of Google’s Quantum AI Labs, Hartmut Neven, claims the current speed of development means a quantum computing breakthrough is near.
Quantum computers are set to revolutionise technology, but very few people know how to use them.
A body at least twice as massive as the Earth smashing into Uranus could have made it lopsided, shows research.
Many Budget 2018 measures appear to have origins in proposals advanced by the science community.
Quantum computing is being described as “just around the corner”. Is it?
The in depth story of a student project that paved the way for a society-level shift in how we use computers.
IBM’s Watson watched hundreds of horror movie trailers and then created its own for the new film Morgan.