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Ross Andersen

Ross Andersen

Emerging Tech

Snowed in at NASA, Keeping Watch Over a Space Colossus

Time is running out on the agency’s most ambitious science mission in generations, and that means no stopping for anything—not even a historic blizzard.

Emerging Tech

ATLAST: The gargantuan telescope designed to find life on other planets

We finally know what kind of telescope we need to see other earth-like planets. And we're getting ready to build it.

Data

Meet Mira, the supercomputer that makes universes

Next month, one of the world's fastest supercomputers will run the largest, most complex universe simulation ever attempted.