Update May 2nd: This video shown the famous theoretical physicists Michio Kaku on the very same topics
3D transistors technology will help Intel to pack even more transistors in its chips, and increase their computing power.
Computers have become a key tool for the acquisition, analysis and processing of data in scientific research. Furthermore, the value of computer simulation in our life is undeniable (e.g. weather simulation for airplane flights, hurricane path prediction, …).
This interesting article looks at the evolution of the microprocessor, the “brain” within the computers: