Science

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University of Southern California professors believe the next step in artificial intelligence is a robot’s will to live According to Science News Magazine , artificial intelligence is on the verge of a breakthrough. Currently, robots do not feel anything and are always in a state of well being. This, according[Read More…]

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Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Expected to Miss Earth According to Space.com and the Smithsonian Magazine, an asteroid was found to be heading towards the earth. This asteroid, called (52768) 1998 OR2, has an estimated diameter of 1.1 to 2.5 miles or 1.8 to 4.1 kilometers. Asteroid (52768) 1998 OR2 is expected[Read More…]

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Google claimed Wednesday they have created a Quantum Computer called Sycamore that can solve a problem that would take a classical computer ten thousand years in just two hundred seconds Google released an article in Nature Wednesday claiming they have created a Quantum Computer called Sycamore that can solve a[Read More…]

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The Nobel Prizes in both Physics and Chemistry were announced last week to trios of scientists According to Time Magazine, the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry were awarded last Tuesday and Wednesday. The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists, James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz.[Read More…]

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Scientists set out last Friday on year long voyage to study the effects of climate change on the arctic  Last Friday, the Alfred Wegener Institute’s flagship, the Polarstern, slipped its moorings and headed north to float among the ice of the Arctic for the next year in the hope of[Read More…]

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West Virginia grad students and professors detect most massive neutron star ever measured Monday According to the nature journal, Nature Astronomy, graduate Students and Professors from West Virginia University helped discover the most massive neutron star ever detected Monday. The student researchers at the Green Bank Telescope in Pocahontas County[Read More…]

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Groundbreaking DNA identification discovery by Paleogeneticist to extract nuclear DNA from rootless hair strands According to the New York Times, Dr. Ed Green, a paleogeneticist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, discovered a method of extracting nuclear DNA from hair follicles that do not contain a root. Green extracts[Read More…]

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MIT graduate students make huge strides in medical engineering last month after creating robotic thread able to navigate blood vessels in the brain The Massachusetts Institute of Technology released an article in their newsletter, MIT News, last month describing an engineering feat MIT Graduate students were able to create –[Read More…]

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The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report released last month portrayed the effects, consequences, and solutions to climate change and its effects on food security The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report last month outlining the effects of global warming on land degradation,[Read More…]

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India successfully launches moon mission Monday in hopes of becoming the fourth country to make a soft landing on the lunar surface India successfully launched a moon mission Monday in a monumental moment for the aspiring Indian space superpower. The launch, which took place at the Satish Dhawan Space Center[Read More…]