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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Yann Lecun, Facebook’s chief AI scientist. Photographer: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Facebook wants to develop its own artificial intelligence chips that go beyond what’s currently on the market, according to a report from The Financial Times that’s based on an interview with Yann LeCun, Facebook’s chief
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As the satellite industry booms, a Japan-based venture is working to prevent space-debris collisions that could paralyse transportation, defence and telecommunications systems. Astroscale Holdings is preparing to rendezvous with, capture and dock a test satellite early next year to show how its technology can help clear orbiting junk, Miki Ito, 36, general manager of Astroscale’s Japan
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Multiyear investment begins with 18-month contract worth few million pounds. WASHINGTON — The U.K. Space Agency announced Feb. 18 it is providing 18 million pounds ($23.3 million) to satellite broadband startup OneWeb through the agency’s participation in the 22-nation European Space Agency. The U.K. is the first of six ESA member states plus Canada to
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Spider with glowing eyesUniversity Of Kansas Press Release Step back in time 110 million years ago, the dark evenings in Korea would be full of spiders with eerie glowing eyes. Researchers recently made an unusual discovery, finding fossilized spiders in Korea within a shale formation. Since
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Learn how a laptop designed for gaming is built in a factory. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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Pluto and Charon, in enhanced color, thanks to observations from New Horizons’ Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera (MVIC). Pluto’s frozen surface and intricate features are only part of its fascinating story; an ocean of subsurface water lurks far beneath the ice.NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI Pluto, first discovered in 1930, was no more than a distant dot in our most powerful
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A solicitation was issued by the office of Mike Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, inviting contractors to submit ideas for a “Time-Sensitive Target Mission Payloads Demonstration.” WASHINGTON — The Pentagon announced it will start a new research project to figure out how to use sensors in space to shorten the timeline for
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NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover team member Jessica Samuels updates you on developments and status of the mission now that it’s preparing to explore Gale Crater. Curiosity carries 10 science instruments with a total mass 15 times as large as the science payloads on NASA’s Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity. Some of the tools, such as
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SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, is working diligently on a wildly ambitious project: to permanently settle people on Mars. To help make that vision a reality, Musk’s company is developing a colossal, fully reusable launch system called Starship. Starship is envisioned as a 180-foot-tall spaceship that will ride into orbit atop Super Heavy, a
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Actors dressed as a zombies interact with an attendee during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP As The Walking Dead enters the second half of its ninth season, it’s undeniable that the cultural obsession with the end of the world isn’t going anywhere. Although zombies
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This article was first published in the SN Military.Space newsletter. If you would like to get our news and insights for national security space professionals every Tuesday, sign up here for your free subscription. We are starting to get a clearer picture of how the Pentagon plans to fund and organize the Space Force as a new military branch. According
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NASA is accelerating plans to return Americans to the Moon, and this time, the US space agency says it will be there to stay.  Jim Bridenstine, NASA’s administrator, told reporters Thursday that the agency plans to speed up plans backed by President Donald Trump to return to the moon, using private companies.    “It’s important
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Early warning and communications satellites that support the NC3 system are vulnerable to electronic attacks and interference. WASHINGTON — A new report released on Thursday on Capitol Hill makes the case for billions of dollars in investments in the nation’s nuclear command, control and communications network known as NC3. The report was co-produced by the
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#HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science Though ketchup today uses tomato as a base, early versions did not. They were made from anchovies, shallots, oysters, lemons, or walnuts. Full episodes streaming FREE on Science GO! https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-its-made/ More How It’s Made: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day.
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For twent million years, the world’s oceans were home to a monstrous shark, named the ‘megalodon’. Then suddenly, without explanation, the 18-metre-long (50 foot) super predator disappeared. It’s a juicy bit of ancient history that has inspired a host of books, documentaries and blockbuster films, some of which like to imagine that this bloody thirsty
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This article was first published in the SN Military.Space newsletter. If you would like to get our news and insights for national security space professionals every Tuesday, sign up here for your free subscription. During a recent conversation with a senior defense official about the changes coming to military space, he pointed out that under the proposed reorganization
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