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The First Sighting of a Black Hole

The center of the galaxy doesn’t look like much, even if you’re lucky enough to live in a place where the night sky is sufficiently dark to see the …

A little moon is making waves in Saturn's rings

A new photo taken by a spacecraft near Saturn shows a small moon making waves in the planet's rings.<p>The photo, captured by the Cassini spacecraft on …

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This is How Far Web Development Has Come in Twenty Years

<i>What are the major milestones in Web Development over the last two decades? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and co-founder of The Firehose Project, on Quora.</b><p>It's worth …

The Militarization of Artificial Intelligence

The Militarization of Artificial Intelligence<p>US Army considers artificial intelligence and machine learning for unmanned ground vehicles, while …

NASA’s Mars Rover Curiosity Is Examining What Could Be Cracks In Mud Over 3 Billion Years Old

It is already known for a fact that Mars, our arid neighbor, once had liquid water. And while the planet has polar ice caps, frozen water was also …

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Building The Greatest Space Telescope Of All

So, you want to see farther back into the Universe than ever before? To discover how it grew up; to measure the first stars and galaxies; to view it in a new way and to higher precision than ever before? In principle, it’s a straightforward challenge. Just build a larger primary mirror to gather …

Universe

As a space exploration target, why does Venus get no love?

A whole generation of space scientists are mourning what may be the lost opportunity of a lifetime: Earlier this month, when NASA compiled its roster of planetary probes to be launched over the next six years, Venus was left off the list — again.<p>According to Paul Voosen of Science Magazine, it …

Astronomy

AI Software Learns to Make AI Software - MIT Technology Review

Progress in artificial intelligence causes some people to worry that software will take jobs such as driving trucks away from humans. Now leading …

Something Silent But Deadly Is Killing Galaxies

Across the universe, unsuspecting galaxies are literally getting the life sucked out of them. Though the culprit is still at large, a team of …

This AI scheduler is perfect for people who hate arranging meetings

If arranging meetings have become a bothersome chore, Mimetic.ai's Evie could be just the thing.<p>Evie, a virtual personal assistant, is capable of talking to the other party and scheduling the right meeting time convenient for both parties without your direct intervention.<p>I found it ridiculously …

Artificial Intelligence

NASA planning mission to an asteroid worth $10,000 quadrillion

NASA is sending a spacecraft to a giant metal asteroid that may hold the secret to how our solar system was formed.<p>The fact-finding mission led by Arizona State University researchers is focused on the ancient, giant metal asteroid 16 Psyche. NASA wants to know whether the asteroid, thought to be …

Space

How I built and launched a personal finance chatbot in 6 months

This is a write-up covering the development of my startup, Teller, and the launch of our first pilot program with Brooklyn Cooperative.<p>Although I don’t love the name “chatbot,” it is the easiest way to refer to a conversational messaging agent. There are several different levels of chatbots, from …

Here's Barack Obama's "last dad joke" as president

President Barack Obama has generously showered us with corny puns and self-confessed "dad jokes" throughout his two terms in the White House, …

Japan's experimental mini rocket launch ends in failure

Japan's space program troubles aren't over yet, apparently. The country's Aerospace Exploration Agency reports that the launch of its miniature SS-520 rocket ended in failure. The first stage went off without a hitch, but communications problems prevented the second stage from igniting and carrying …

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Those of you braving the World Economic Forum’s annual jamboree in Davos this week, should you find time in between ski sessions and early-hours nightcaps to pop into a session or two, will notice a familiar theme emerging.<p>No, not Brexit. Not Donald Trump’s imminent inauguration either. But …

Researchers Accurately Predicted the Future of a Quantum System

In a big step forward for quantum applications, big data could be used to fix quantum systems before they break.<p>A team of physicists at the University of Sydney have successfully demonstrated the possibility of using big data and machine learning to accurately predict the future of a quantum …

Starwatch: Orion at his evening best

A detailed look at the Hunter who rules the sky for the next few weeks, plus a brief look at the planetary year ahead and August’s solar eclipse<p>Orion is now in prime position in everyone’s evening sky. Lying across the celestial equator, with his main stars slotting neatly between 10° N and 10° S …

Astronomy

Cubetto Can Teach Your 3-Year-Old To Code -- Here's What Inspired Its Creator

In just a few years Filippo Yacob went from plumber to founder of multi-million dollar company, Primo Toys. How did he get there? This 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur explains how the birth of his son inspired him to invent Cubetto, a toy that teaches children the rudiments of coding without …

Programming

Mars Curiosity Rolls Up to Potential New Meteorite

This peculiar rock, photographed on Jan. 12 (Sol 1577) by NASA’s Curiosity rover, appears to be a metal meteorite. When confirmed, this would be the …

Rajat Monga at AI Frontiers: Deep Learning with TensorFlow

In this talk at AI Frontiers Conference, Rajat Monga shares about TensorFlow that has enabled cutting-edge machine learning research at the top AI labs in the world. At the same time it has made the technology accessible to a large audience leading to some amazing uses. TensorFlow is used for …

Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane wings by 600 days in orbit

The U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane has now spent 600 days in Earth orbit on the vessel's latest mission, and is nearing a program record for longest time spent in space.<p>The robotic X-37B lifted off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force …

Mysterious light pillars light up Canada's night sky

At 1:30 in the morning, while most of Ontario, Canada was asleep, Timothy Joseph Elzinga was tending to his crying toddler. Then he looked out the …

The Crab Nebula Is The Supernova That Shone During The Day

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Universe

These Otherworldly Photographs From Space Are Our Top 10 NASA Images from 2016

The NASA space program includes a remarkable repository of otherworldly images from the cosmos and those you see here represent our 10 favorite NASA …

Top 10

Samsung Ramps Up Mobile Alliance Program Adding New Capabilities And Categories

Samsung Electronics has been successful in the enterprise delivering solutions encompassing smartwatches, smartphones, tablets, software and services. Part of their success can be attributed to “product,” as they were the first to harden Android with Samsung Knox, they have the widest array of …

How the Special Effects of Silent Films Were Done

When you can’t rely on a computer to improve (or fake) a movie scene, you gotta improvise. And back in the days of silent films, filmmakers were …

We can't directly see black holes. But this time lapse shows the awesome power of their gravity.

Watch: stars orbit the supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy.<p>No astronomer has even seen a black hole through a telescope. They’re dark, often occluded by matter, and actually very small compared with many of the stars in the sky. We’ve never directly seen the ring of material around …

Black Holes

Lily Drone is dead despite $34 million in pre-orders

Lily Robotics stormed into the world with a follow-along camera drone that earned $34 million in pre-orders. But the company has now admitted that it can't deliver the product, and will wind down in the near future. In a blog post, co-founders Antoine Balaresque and Henry Bradlow explained that …

29 Cool and Quirky Kitchen Gadgets You'll Actually Want to Use

Here's proof that clever and quirky kitchen products can also be functional.<p>Fun doesn't always have to mean frivolous! Almost all of these gadgets and gizmos are actually useful, with the exception of a few that are just too cute or ridiculous to pass up.