In the last two decades advances in computing technology, from processing speed to network capacity and the internet, have revolutionized the way scientists work. From sequencing genomes to monitoring the Earth’s climate, many recent scientific advances would not have been possible without a parallel increase in computing power - and with revolutionary technologies such as the quantum computer edging towards reality, what will the relationship between computing and science bring us over the next 15 years?
This Nature web focus features commentaries from an international group scientists and news features analysis from leading journalists, which assess how developments in computing science are already transforming mainstream science. Image: Joe Magee
Read the collection of articles in Nature here.
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