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2012-05-10 09:27:42

Harvard's Robert Wood and MIT's Scott Aaronson win NSF's most prestigious award, which will help fuel their research pursuits

2012-03-09 10:37:09

Today the National Science Foundation (NSF) named two young scientists, Robert Wood of Harvard University and Scott Aaronson of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), to receive this year's Alan T. Waterman Award.

2011-03-02 20:47:57

Quantum computers are computers that exploit the weird properties of matter at extremely small scales.

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2010-08-12 05:30:00

Scientists are challenging claims by a California mathematician that he has solved the long-standing “P vs. NP” problem, one of the most difficult unsolved riddles of computer science.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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