Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI, a San Francisco-based research lab founded by Silicon Valley luminaries including Elon Musk and Sam Altman that’s dedicated to creating artificial general or
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I deal with the rocky road to our modern understanding of earth The forest of Tunguska, Siberia, picture taken by Russian explorer Evgeny Krinov twenty years after an explosion flattened estimated 80 trees.
The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. Vera Rubin is shown here in 1974, analyzing data from different portions of a galaxy to ascertain its rotational properties. The discovery that
But new satellite images offer a dramatic and instructive view of the immense power of the magnitude 7.1 quake, showing how California’s biggest earthquake in nearly two decades caused the ground to break.
Let's pause for a moment and think about the term artificial general intelligence. The dishwasher doesn't just start automatically and sense which wash cycle to use, it knows how to fix itself on the and
India took a giant leap in its space program on Monday after its space agency launched a spacecraft that is scheduled to touch down on the Moon in September. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO),
The inventor of the Flyboard Air, Franky Zapata, says he plans to cross the English Channel on his jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday to mark the 110th anniversary of the first airplane flight between
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