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Fifty new planets confirmed by artificial intelligence

Fifty planets have been confirmed by a new machine learning algorithm. Developed by researchers...

Google wants to turn Android into the world’s largest earthquake detector

Google recently announced plans to use accelerometers in Android smartphones to detect earthquakes. This...

Arecibo observatory badly damaged by broken cable

One of the cables at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico popped a few...

Uber and Lyft threaten to shut down in California if they have to grant their drivers employee status

Forced by the courts to give their drivers the status of employees as quickly...

Scientists warn of invisible ‘digital information crisis’

In 150 years, there will be as many bits on Earth as atoms. Digital...

A petition to stop Apple from attacking other fruit companies

If your company bears the name of a fruit and adopts it as a...

Scientists change gene names due to Microsoft Excel’s overzealous autocompletion

16 years ago, geneticists began to notice that Microsoft’s spreadsheet editor Excel was automatically renaming genes...

Chinese scientists develop quantum version of Go game

A group of Chinese researchers created an innovative version of the classic board game...

The United States Department of Defense may soon have its own space station

Recently, a company announced that it had signed a contract with the United States...

Virgin Galactic unveils its supersonic aircraft

The Virgin Galactic company is currently working on a supersonic aircraft intended for commercial...