Scientists study the topography—the forms and features of the landscape—to measure and observe changes at the Earth’s surface over time. While some changes are the result of natural processes like fluvial erosion and coastal erosion, the topography can also change due to anthropogenic forces...
A new study with implications for atmospheric chemistry has answered some long-enduring questions about the chemical reactivity of an air pollutant molecule with aerosol, revealing the vital role played by the interface between water and gas.
San Diego Supercomputer Center becomes a voting member represented by Computational Scientist Yifeng Cui
For scientists in observational disciplines, data is the lifeblood of research. Collecting, organizing and sharing data both within and across fields drives pivotal discoveries that benefit society and help make it more secure.
According to a 2021 World Health Organization report, the global COVID-19 pandemic caused an increase in tuberculosis (TB) deaths – 1.5 million in 2020 versus 1.4 million in 2019 – due to a lack of efficient diagnosis and treatment.
SDSC and OSG used Microsoft Azure Cloud Services to enable scientists to accomplish in a few days what would normally take them weeks, thus accelerating science and opening up new scientific pursuits.
UC San Diego has launched new master’s and doctoral degree programs at the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI), the university’s hub for all things data science.
On Saturday, Dec. 4, a total eclipse of the sun will occur at 07:33 (Universal Time) over Antarctica and parts of the South Pacific near the southern tip of Chile. The solar corona – visible to the naked eye only during a total eclipse – will be viewable for just over one minute.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center has a new director. Frank Würthwein, lead of SDSC’s Distributed High-Throughput Computing Group, executive director of the Open Science Grid, a physics professor and a founding faculty member of the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at UC San Diego assumes the…
The Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis, the University of Oregon’s Network Startup Resource Center and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have been awarded more than $11M by the NSF for two projects aimed at improving internet infrastructure security.