January 2017

Qubit Revolution

Once the stuff of science fiction, quantum computers and other technologies based on the quirky properties of subatomic particles could soon become a reality. Inside a wire-festooned lab in College Park, Md., engineers and physicists are experiencing something like the pioneering days of computing in the late 1940s. That was a time when inserting a program was a laborious … [Read More...]

More Than Talk

When the weather turns wild, engineers take action. “How hot is it?” That question, which teed up many of Johnny Carson’s late-night riffs, is no laughing matter to … [Read More...]

Inspiration Corps

Boston University reimagines K-12 engineering outreach, dispatching undergraduates across the country as speakers and instructors. It’s the last class before the weekend … [Read More...]

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