June/July 2010

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Turbulent times

According to the legendary physicist Richard Feynman, turbulence is the last great unsolved problem of classical physics. Even so, computers allow us to study it in great detail, but you must apply such tools with great care. Paul Schreier tries to bring some order to the world of software
intended for these studies of chaos

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Super seismic

GPUs are established in both the visualisation and the processing of seismic data. Stephen Mounsey looks at how the technology is used, and at alternative hardware types available to geophysical analysts in the oil and gas industry

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David Wang gives his view on how modern laboratories can leverage data to provide maximum value

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Elsevier’s Jabe Wilson predicts radical changes in the ways AI will be used in scholarly communications

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Robert Roe looks at advances in automotive simulation

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Sophia Ktori reveals the informatics company’s history – and plans for the future

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Robert Roe reports from the SC17 conference keynote, detailing progress on the Square kilometre Array project