New prediction tool gives warning of rogue waves

sáb, jul 02 2016

A new prediction tool may give sailors a 2-3 minute warning of an incoming rogue wave, providing them with enough time to shut down essential operations on a ship or offshore platform. The tool, in the form of an algorithm, sifts through data from surrounding waves to spot clusters of waves that may develop into a rogue wave. ...

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Researchers find the tipping point between resilience and collapse in complex systems

sex, jul 01 2016

Using statistical physics, network theorists have developed the first-ever tool to identify whether systems -- be they technological, ecological, or biological -- are in danger of failing. ...

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