Information Science News

06/17/2015 15:28:16
Kimm Fesenmaier
The new Joint Initiative on Data Science and Technology strives to boost intellectual infrastructure and expertise for data-driven discoveries.
11/12/2007 08:00:00
Kathy Svitil
High-Performance Computing and Communications Organizations Pool Capabilities to Support Vast Bandwidth Needs for Particle Physics and Other Applications
 
06/05/2007 07:00:00
John Avery
If you shine a red laser pointer through a glass window you wouldn't expect it to come out blue on the other side, but with a much brighter beam it just might. At high intensities light energy tends to combine and redistribute, so that red light really can produce blue.
 
12/12/2006 08:00:00
Robert Tindol

An international team of physicists, computer scientists, and network engineers led by the California Institute of Technology, CERN, and the University of Michigan and partners at the University of Florida and Vanderbilt, as well as participants from Brazil (Rio de Janeiro State University, UERJ, and the State Universities of São Paulo, USP and UNESP) and Korea (Kyungpook National University, KISTI) joined forces to set new records for sustained data transfer between storage systems during the SuperComputing 2006 (SC06) Bandwidth Challenge (BWC).

 
12/06/2005 08:00:00
Robert Tindol

Caltech, SLAC, Fermilab, CERN, Michigan, Florida, Brookhaven, Vanderbilt and Partners in the UK, Brazil, Korea and Japan Set 131.6 Gigabit Per Second Mark During the SuperComputing 2005 Bandwidth Challenge

11/29/2005 08:00:00
Jill Perry
One of the most powerful computer clusters in the academic world has been created at the California Institute of Technology in order to unlock the mysteries of earthquakes.
 
09/27/2005 07:00:00
Jill Perry
Most people-even broadband users-are now familiar with the relatively slow speed of downloading large files off the Internet. Imagine, then, the frustration of scientists working with files a million times larger than the average user ever encounters.
 
08/01/2005 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

In a new development that could be useful for future electronic devices, applied physicists at the California Institute of Technology have created a tiny disk that vibrates steadily like a tuning fork while it is pumped with light. This is the first micro-mechanical device that has been operated at a steady frequency by the action of photons alone.

 
01/14/2005 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

"It's habit-forming," says Howard Oringer of his long rapport with faculty and students at the California Institute of Technology. Which is why the 1963 Caltech graduate has established the Oringer Fellowship Fund in Information Science and Technology, a $600,000 endowment to generate support for Caltech graduate students.

 
12/06/2004 08:00:00
Robert Tindol
In a demonstration that holds promise for future advances in nanotechnology, California Institute of Technology computer scientists have succeeded in building a DNA crystal that computes as it grows. As the computation proceeds, it creates a triangular fractal pattern in the DNA crystal.
 
11/24/2004 08:00:00

For the second consecutive year, the "High Energy Physics" team of physicists, computer scientists, and network engineers have won the Supercomputing Bandwidth Challenge with a sustained data transfer of 101 gigabits per second (Gbps) between Pittsburgh and Los Angeles. This is more than four times faster than last year's record of 23.2 gigabits per second, which was set by the same team.

 
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