Apache Spark started from a working group inside and outside of UC Berkley, in search of an open-sourced, multi-pass algorithm batch processing model of MapReduce (Zaharia et al., 2012). 832 more words
For many decades, one of the big questions for astrophysics has been how to confirm the behavior of gravity waves. Theoretically, they must exist, but they are awfully hard to detect amid all the “noise” of the rest of the universe going about everyday business. 425 more words
SimCCS is Los Alamos National Laboratory’s lead story for the current Science Highlights issue; see http://www.lanl.gov/science-innovation/science-highlights/ for more details.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) is a key technology in all climate change mitigation plans that limit global temperatures below 2 °C of warming. 130 more words