AUSTIN (KXAN) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the arm of the U.S. government in charge of weather and climate forecasting, recently purchased two new supercomputers.

NOAA said the new supercomputers are three times faster than their former system. The supercomputers are primarily used to generate forecast models, which are used by meteorologists around to country to create their

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When it comes to making powerful computer chips, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD -3.66%) is best-in-class. The company is an incredibly versatile producer, serving wide-ranging purposes that include gaming, the data center, and even virtual reality applications. 

Chips, which are commercially known as semiconductors, have become one of the most important manufacturing components as consumer devices and commercial infrastructure demand

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“chuparosa,” Marcus Zúñiga, (Pasadena, California), 2022, light and mirrors, sculpture, 18x26x10 inches. (courtesy of 516 ARTS)

The exhibition “Art Meets History: Technologies of the Spirit” challenges the idea of a singular New Mexico story.

Open at 516 ARTS, the exhibition marks a second iteration of the show that opened with “Many Worlds Are Born,” showcasing that constellation of community and

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Carver Mead isn’t impressed by complicated things. As far as he’s concerned, the bigger challenge is to take a complex system and find a way to simplify it without overlooking any of its essential features.

In an era when integrated circuits for computers were painstakingly painted by hand by skilled lithographers, the microelectronics pioneer at Caltech designed a blueprint that

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