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NASA Pushes Back Its Plans For A Crewed Lunar Landing To 2025

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Where Apollo put humans on the Moon in only eight years after its starting from scratch with no more than some vague concepts, the current Artemis project has yet to repeat that event, despite beginning in 2012 and inheriting decades of knowledge and technological advances.

How The Universe's Expansion May Have Stopped Dark Matter Taking Over

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

The team says that this mechanism would leave a specific fingerprint on the cosmic microwave background radiation, which could be spotted (or ruled out) by future observations.

Perseverance Is Using Its Tools On Mars To Search For Signs Of Life

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Perseverance now heads to the western edge of the crater next, according to NASA, where an ancient river delta probably flowed into a lake in the crater. Scientists think that this is the best bet for signs of potential microbial life, because on Earth, microbes exist in a similar environment.

Braingate Translates In Realtime Thoughts To Text With 94% Accuracy

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Previous wireless BCIs have not been able to match the fidelity of their wired counterparts, a limitation that is overcome by BrainGate's high-bandwidth transmission protocol.

DeepMind Is Developing One Algorithm To Rule Them All

Posted in Science, Software on 16th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

They are doing some transfer learning, chaining a couple of algorithms together and seeing if they can transfer between one algorithm, making it easier to learn a separate related algorithm.