The Heat Is On To Reach the $30 Million Lunar XPRIZE Finish Line

Posted in Science on 8th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Israeli team SpaceIL has already booked a ride to the moon with SpaceX, and now the American team Moon Express has reserved its own rocket. The private moon race is on.

Is your AI as smart as an 8th grader? Prove it to Paul Allen's AI2 for a shot to win $50K

Posted in Science on 8th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Each AI system will have to answer a large set of multiple-choice science questions set at the 8th grade level. (13 to 14 years old).

Moon Express and Rocket Lab team up for 2017 lunar mission

Posted in Science on 6th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The first private contract between two companies to carry out a lunar landing as part of Moon Express's attempt win the Google Lunar Xprize.

NASA challenges makers to design 3D printed habitats for deep-space exploration

Posted in Science on 19th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new $2.25 million competition, the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, to design and build a 3D printed habitat for deep space exploration.

Google makes the 'Nobel Prize of computing' worth $1 million

Posted in Online on 13th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Every year since 1966 it's been awarded to an accomplished computer scientist or engineer like Douglas Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse.