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The NSF Institute for Accelerated AI Algorithms for Data-Driven Discovery (A3D3) couples AI algorithm innovations, heterogeneous computing platforms and science-driven application development informed through close collaboration with domain scientists within physics, astronomy, and neuroscience. Image courtesy of Assistant Professor Philip Harris, MIT

Physics, Computation Experts Help Earn $15M to Advance AI, Data Analysis

Undergraduate and graduate students gathered to assemble air filtration boxes to fight COVID-19 spread.

Students, faculty and staff assemble Do-It-Yourself Air Filtration Boxes that Fight COVID-19 Spread

Michael Alves

Michael Alves Awarded NSF Fellowship to Broaden Diversity in Chemistry

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Podcast: The Clever Coatings of Coronavirus with Rommie Amaro

Why We Should Search the Entire Sky for Alien Civilizations with Dr. Shelley Wright

Coronavirus Impact

10News Podcast: Coronavirus Impact


Kyoto Prize Symposium

March 24 | 3:30 p.m.
March 25 | 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Featuring Kyoto Prize Laureates Ching Tang, James Gunn and Ariane Mnouchkine. Professor Gunn will be introduced by Professor of Physics and Ingrid and Joseph W. Hibben Chair, Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences, Alison Coil. The annual event features talks from recipients of the Kyoto Prize, Japan's highest honor for global visionaries who made scientific and cultural advancements that benefit mankind.


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