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Analytics Reveal What Influences Sidewalk Traffic

Sidewalk traffic data can be very telling: it can show how walkable – or not – an area is, it can indicate how popular shops or neighborhoods are, and it can indicate whether the urban planning in an area is functioning as intended. Unfortunately, until recently, it’s been difficult to track at scale. Now, researchers from KAUST and Chalmers University have used automated data collection and analytics to understand the factors...

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Powered by Supercomputing, IceCube Neutrino Observatory Makes Major Discovery

When you think of an observatory, you might think about satellite dishes or telescopes aimed at the sky – but at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, its gaze is focused decidedly inward. The Antarctic observatory uses thousands of sensors buried across a cubic kilometer of solid ice to monitor neutrinos, mysterious particles birthed by nuclear reactions that have otherwise eluded researchers for decades. The data produced by IceCube...