Laying the groundwork for data-driven science

computer generated spyral model of geodynamo used for benchmark codes The ability to collect and analyze massive amounts of data is rapidly transforming science, industry and everyday life, but what we have seen so far is likely just the tip of the iceberg. Many of the benefits of "Big Data" have yet to surface because of a lack of interoperability, missing tools and hardware that is still evolving to meet the diverse needs of scientific communities.One of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132880&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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