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        Berni Alder's Early Work Lets Scientists Simulate Nature

        Listen as Berni Alder discusses his early work that allowed scientists to simulate nature. Alder pioneered using computers for science back in the 1950s. Students will learn how computers were first used by science in the 1950’s to simulate physical phenomena and consider how technology has advanced. "There's no higher high that you can get than working in science and achieving a goal that's been waiting there for a long time," says Alder, reflecting on his early triumph in using computers to simulate physical phenomena.


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