University representatives and government officials gathered yesterday morning to celebrate the placing of the final steel beam on the structure of Massachusetts’s latest state-of-the-art research computing initiative.
With Wednesday's deadline for sophomore concentration declarations imminent, Harvard’s Statistics Department looks to continue an escalation that has seen the concentration expand from 5 to 50 concentrators since 2005.
Harvard is taking another stride in revolutionary computing by participating in the development of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, a state-of-the-art research computing facility in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Even as CS50 continues to pull away from other introductory courses in enrollment figures—enrollment jumped from 494 last fall—its growth trends are not exclusive. Every introductory SEAS course has grown in the last two years.
Dan Shechtman, professor of materials science at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and the University of Iowa, spent years trying to convince the scientific community that his 1982 identification of alloys with crystal-like electron structures was not a huge blunder.
The results of a recent physics experiment at the European Organization for Nuclear Research may pose the most direct challenge to Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity since its inception, holding the fate of modern physics in the balance.