SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
DEEPMIND “NEVER FOUND THE LIMIT” OF ALPHAGO ZERO’S INTELLIGENCE
DeepMind's latest AI achievement, AlphaGo Zero, never reached its full potential. It has the capability of not only beating every opponent in Go, but making a difference in the world with how it learns.
ASTRONOMERS HAVE BEGUN MAPPING THE STRUCTURE OF THE FAR SIDE OF THE MILKY WAY
A clear picture of our corner of the cosmos is within reach.
BELUGA WHALE LEARNS TO 'TALK' TO POD OF BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS
A beluga whale living in captivity with a pod of bottlenose dolphins has learned their language of whistles and clicks, scientists believe.
NIGHT SKY – NOVEMBER 2017: LEONID METEORS, AND SEVEN SISTERS JUST PASSING THROUGH
A glance through binoculars at the bright, almost full Moon on the evening of Nov 5, shows that it is close to the V-shaped Hyades open cluster in Taurus the Bull. Over the course of the night, and into the morning of the 6th, the Moon’s disc slowly creeps in front of the stars forming the lower branch of the V.
MIT HAS A RADICAL NEW DESIGN FOR A MARTIAN CITY
Each year, Mars City Design hosts a competition in which teams from around the world submit their concepts for future Martian cities. This year, a team from MIT took home first prize in the architecture category with their Martian city inspired by trees.
MISCARRIAGE: SIGNS, SYMPTOMS & CAUSES
A miscarriage is the loss of an embryo or fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. The medical term for miscarriage is spontaneous abortion.
According to the March of Dimes, most miscarriages happen during the first trimester, which is the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
THE HISTORY BEHIND THAT CREEPY BONE CHAPEL YOU SAW ON REDDIT
The monks couldn't have foreseen this. A photo trending on Reddit of a bone-covered chapel is bringing a medieval "memento mori" to the modern Internet user today.
NEW PARTICLES MAY “SIGNAL THE BREAKING POINT OF THE STANDARD MODEL”
Theoretical physicists working with the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have stumbled upon an anomaly that challenges the Standard Model. It's possible that there are yet to be discovered particles to explain the anomaly.
TRAPPED! WOOLLY MAMMOTH BACHELORS OFTEN MET DISASTROUS ENDS
Pity the male woolly mammoth: These poor creatures were more likely to meet their end in natural traps — falling through thin ice, tumbling into holes or getting stuck in mudflows — than their female counterparts, a new study finds.
WE’VE FINALLY CREATED AN AI NETWORK THAT’S BEEN DECADES IN THE MAKING
In 2012, Geoff Hinton proved the usefulness of artificial neural networks for identifying images. Now, he has developed a new type of network he believes will be even more effective.