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Archaeologists Make The ‘Astonishing’ Discovery Of Strands Of Hair On Orkney That Date Back 2,000 Years

The 20 strands of Iron Age hair were found in The Cairns broch in Scotland along with numerous other ancient artifacts.<p>Deep in a subterranean chamber …

Archaeology

The Completely Undisturbed Tomb Of An Ancient Greek Noblewoman Has Been Found On The Island Of Sikinos

The 'prominent woman' named Neiko was discovered at the Episkopi excavation site in Greece.<p>Archaeologists have just announced the astonishing …

Archaeology

What were the seven ancient wonders of the world... and what made them so special?

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were marvels of architecture, human ingenuity, and engineering on a scale that even the greatest artists of …

Ancient History

Boeing Pitches 'F-15X' Fighter Concept to US Air Force: Report

FARNBOROUGH, England -- There may be a new-old fighter jet on the horizon for the U.S. Air Force.<p>DefenseOne reports that Boeing Co. is pitching a new …

Aviation

New Technology Allows Ground Telescope to Take Sharper Images Than Hubble

Adaptive optics is the future of astronomy.<p>In 1610, Galileo used a telescope to discover the four largest moons of Jupiter, and for more than two hundred years the only way to get a better look at the night sky was to build a bigger telescope. In the 19th century, astronomers began hauling …

Universe

These are the clearest views of Saturn's moon Titan we've seen yet

Long live Cassini, which has delivered the clearest views of Saturn's moon, Titan, to date.<p>Six infrared images of Titan have been captured by the …

Astronomy

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

Ceres’ salty bright spots revealed in stunning detail

It has been a couple years since we last heard anything interesting about dwarf planet Ceres’ mysterious bright spots. First spied in early 2015 as …

Astronomy

This is what it looks like when a MK-48 torpedo breaks your keel

Torpedos are every surface sailor’s worst nightmare.<p>The damage inflicted on a surface combatant by a modern torpedo striking the hull is so severe …

Military

Neural Networks or Deep Learning in Natural Language Processing

In last article i talked about challenges in natural language processing.<p><b>Deep Learning</b> is a branch of Machine Learning. It is just a fancy name for …

Deep Learning

New Book Shows Children How New Horizons Got to Pluto

One new children's book takes readers on a journey to Pluto with NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.<p>"To Pluto & Beyond: The Amazing Voyage of New …

Solar System

Model Updates: Entity-level Sentiment Analysis and Brand New Entity Extraction Models Now Live in the Text Analysis API

en_US<p>article<p>Here at AYLIEN, we host a fully-functional research lab of five NLP scientists who carry out leading-edge research into NLP, machine …

Machine Learning

'Archaeological enigma' accidentally uncovered in Rome during routine works

The find was made at Ponte Milvio, a bridge along the River Tiber in the northern part of the city. And it came about completely by chance while …

Archaeology

Why 96 million plastic ‘shade balls’ dumped into the LA Reservoir may not save water

In 2015, the world watched as a video of 96 million “shade balls” getting dumped into the Los Angeles Reservoir went viral. The purpose of the balls: …

Los Angeles

Watch a New Teaser for “Stranger Things” Season 3

A new teaser for the upcoming third season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” has been released. The clip takes the form of an advertisement for a new shopping mall in the show’s setting of Hawkins, Indiana. It features an appearance from Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, plus a first look at Maya Hawke …

Entertainment

Raytheon's StormBreaker bomb enters operational testing phase

(Reuters) - Missile maker Raytheon Co said its StormBreaker bomb has entered operational testing phase, bringing it a step closer to provide U.S. Air Force pilots the capability to strike maneuvering targets in adverse weather.<p>StormBreaker, Formerly called the Small Diameter Bomb II, enters the …

Military

UNSW unlocks qubit signal frequency control in quantum advancement

A team of researchers from the university have successfully 'tuned' precision atom qubits in a similar way to tuning in to different radio …

Qubits

Raytheon's StormBreaker bomb enters operational testing phase

July 15 (Reuters) - Missile maker Raytheon Co said its StormBreaker bomb has entered operational testing phase, bringing it a step closer to provide U.S. Air Force pilots the capability to strike maneuvering targets in adverse weather.<p>StormBreaker, Formerly called the Small Diameter Bomb II, enters …

Military

Nation's new aircraft carrier enters next phase at shipyard

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The nation's newest aircraft carrier returned to a Virginia shipyard Sunday for a year of planned upgrades and fixes, marking the next phase in the development of the Navy's most advanced and scrutinized warship.<p>The USS Gerald R. Ford's stay at Newport News Shipbuilding will …

Military

Universe's Expansion Rate Is Different Depending on Where You Look

Our universe's rate of expansion keeps getting stranger. New data continues to show a discrepancy in how fast the universe expands in nearby realms …

Universe

Northrop Grumman shows off Fire Scout’s anti-submarine capabilities

Northrop Grumman displayed a model of the MQ-8C Fire Scout at the Royal International Air Tattoo fitted with an Ultra Electronics sonobuoy mission …

Aviation

'A goldmine': mummies' secrets uncovered in Egypt

Deep below the sands of the Saqqara necropolis, archaeologists have uncovered a unique discovery they say reveals the secrets of the ancient Egyptian mummies.<p>A mummification workshop and adjoining burial shaft as well as five mummies, their bejewelled sarcophagi, figurines, and a gilded silver and …

Archaeology

Book clinic: what are the best novels about ancient Greeks and Romans?

<b>Other than</b> <b>Madeline Miller</b> <b>and</b> <b>Mary Renault</b><b>, what literature can I read that explores the classical setting of ancient Greece and Rome?</b><br>Livvy Muir, 18, hoping to study comparative literature with ancient Greek at University College London<p><b>Natalie Haynes</b><b>, writer, broadcaster and classicist:</b><br>For ancient …

Books

'Max Goes to Jupiter' Is an Updated Science-Filled Adventure

What does it take to get a Rottweiler onto one of Jupiter's moons? Quite a lot, actually. Even a fictional sojourn to Io and Europa requires at least …

Astronomy

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

University of California

Topographic maps reveal surface details on Pluto and Charon

Perspective view of Pluto’s highest mountains, Tenzing Montes, along the western margins of Sputnik Planitia, which rise 3-6 kilometers above the …

Solar System

NASA sees 'spiders' crawling across Mars landscape

The Spiders from Mars might have been David Bowie's backing band here on Earth, but that term has a different meaning when we're talking about the actual Red Planet.<p>NASA shared a creepy-crawly landscape view from Mars this week as part of its Image of the Day series. The scenic look at the planet's …

Carbon Dioxide

Scientists discover source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos for the first time

A group of scientists has for the first time located a source of high-energy neutrinos. Neutrinos are elementary particles that can travel billions …

Physics

Take a Closer Look at Fender's New Player Series

Fender recently announced its new Player Series, which will replace the company's Mexican-made Standard Series.<p>Player Series models will feature …

Stratocaster

Newly Discovered 'Asteroid' Is Far Freakier Than Astronomers Expected

When is an asteroid not an asteroid? When it’s a binary pair. Turns out that an asteroid discovered late last year is actually two gravitationally …

Astronomy