The moon’s face doesn’t tell its whole story
November 7, 2013Researchers find that huge craters on the near side of the moon may overstate the intensity of asteroid impacts about 4.1 billion years ago.
Terramechanics research aims to keep Mars rovers rolling
September 4, 2013Simulations predict safest path for rovers to travel.
Aircraft engineered with failure in mind may last longer
June 14, 2012New design approach tailors planes to fly in the face of likely failures.
Nuclear science and engineering graduate students win NEUP fellowships
May 18, 2012Black, Boyd and Shaner among 31 recipients
Simulating tomorrow’s chips
April 12, 2012A new system makes hardware models of multicore chips more efficient, easier to design and more reliable.
Testing unbuilt chips
March 9, 2012A new software-simulation system promises much more accurate evaluation of promising — but potentially fault-ridden — multicore-chip designs.
Supercomputing on a cell phone
August 31, 2010For complex problems whose form can be anticipated but whose particulars can’t, new software can offer approximate solutions in seconds.