Neuromorphic (brain-inspired) hardware can perform scientific computations faster and more energy-efficiently than conventional computing systems. Potentially, it can even perform calculations that are not yet possible with current computer systems.
Klaas Landsman, professor of Mathematical Physics at Radboud University, has been appointed as a member of the advisory committee of the National Institution for Scientific Integrity (in Dutch: Landelijk Orgaan Wetenschappelijke Integriteit, LOWI) with effect from 1 October.
Astronomers have spotted signs of a ‘hot spot’ orbiting Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the centre of our galaxy. The finding helps us better understand the enigmatic and dynamic environment of our supermassive black hole.