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Scientists Are About to Switch on a Telescope That Could Photograph a Black Hole's Event Horizon

We're about to peer into the abyss.<p>Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in the known Universe. But despite the fact that they're …

Black Holes

Google launches AI Duet web app for playing piano alongside a neural net

Google today is releasing a working interactive version of AI Duet, an app that lets you play a virtual piano with accompaniment from a computer system that’s designed to riff on what you play.<p>Yotam Mann, a musician working at the Google Creative Lab in New York, first unveiled the app at a company …

Watch the government create the world's largest 3D-printed object in under one minute

This is the world's largest 3D-printed object. It was printed at Oak Ridge National Lab, and took 30 hours to make. It's a tool that will help Boeing build aircraft wings. Preliminary tests show it's lighter, cheaper, and just as strong as the current tool.<p><i>Video courtesy of US Department of Energy</i> …

NASA Just Got Real About Returning to the Moon

Americans can get awfully dreamy about the moon — and with good reason. The flags and footprints we left there in the 1960s and 1970s were symbols of …

Space Exploration

Google's TensorFlow hits v1.0 with upgrades to speed, flexibility, and production-readiness

At the TensorFlow Developer Summit, Google announced that its second-generation machine learning platform has reached the v1.0 milestone. In the time …