Big data


The decision makers

Thursday, 8 August 2013 - 1 comment

Powerful computers are tracking our digital footprints, down to the most mundane activities in our day-to-day lives.
Gemma Black looks at how personal information is shared – and whether you’ll benefit from the new data deluge.

‘Tornado’ fibre discovery to boost bandwidth

Friday, 28 June 2013

New technology could allow for data volumes of as much as 1.6 terabits per second – the equivalent of transmitting eight Blu-Ray DVDs every second

A portrait of Peter Higgs in 2008.

There’s something about the Higgs

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 - 3 comments

The particle announced at CERN in July is either the very last piece of the Standard Model, or the first particle of something new and entirely bizarre.


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