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May 3, 2018

What its like to live in Nasa’s new spacecraft

In 1959, when Nasa’s original seven astronauts first saw their tiny single-man Mercury space capsule, they weren’t impressed. It appeared to have no windows and few […]
March 9, 2016

Google's DeepMind defeats legendary Go player Lee Se-dol in historic victory

A huge milestone has just been reached in the field of artificial intelligence: AlphaGo, a program developed by Google’s DeepMind unit, has defeated legendary Go player […]
January 28, 2016

Computer beats human in ancient Chinese game

NEW YORK  — A computer program has beaten a human champion at the ancient Chinese board game Go, marking a significant advance for development of artificial […]
December 20, 2015

More People, More Problems: Overpopulation and the Importance of Space Research

7.3 billion is a hard number to really comprehend. It’s approximately the number of seconds that go by over the course of 231 years. It’s twice […]
December 12, 2012

North Korea defies warnings in rocket launch success

North Korea has successfully launched a long-range rocket, defying international warnings. The Unha-3 rocket, launched at 09:49 local time (00:49 GMT), appears to have followed its […]