Essays on Science and SocietySPORE* Series Winner

Open Source Physics

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  25 Nov 2011:
Vol. 334, Issue 6059, pp. 1077-1078
DOI: 10.1126/science.1196984


Scientists routinely use computer modeling and computation in innovative research, including predicting the nature of He4 at extremely low temperatures and the impact of human activity on climate. Why does computer-based modeling remain absent from many educational programs?