Dean's Note

Today, says Cherry A. Murray, computer science is the integrating science—just as physics was in the 1940s.

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Feature Article

Built for speed: Designing exascale computers
By Brian Hayes

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The Need for Speed

Harvard researchers are pushing the limits of computing power to achieve new breakthroughs in science and engineering. What will high-performance computing mean for you?

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Around Oxford Street

Highlights from SEAS, including updates and news about our community, research, awards, alumni, faculty, and engagement.

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Campus Planning

Designing a 21st-century campus expansion.

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Brian Hayes is an associate of Harvard SEAS, a freelance science writer, and a senior writer for American Scientist. Since 1993 he has been writing the "Computing Science" column for the magazine. Earlier, he wrote similar columns for Scientific American, for Computer Language, and for The Sciences. A former editor of both American Scientist and Scientific American, he has been a visitor at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley and at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste.

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