The Original Sin of NASA Space Suits

The crew of the International Space Station spends most of their time inside, but sometimes they venture out. Astronauts have conducted more than 200 spacewalks in the last two decades, often to spruce up the station, and on the next one, two astronauts are scheduled to replace some old solar panel batteries. It was going to be a historic excursion: For the first time in history, both of the spacewalkers would be women.

Artificial intelligence pioneers win tech's 'Nobel Prize'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ” Computers have become so smart during the past 20 years that people don’t think twice about chatting with digital assistants like Alexa and Siri or seeing their friends automatically tagged in Facebook pictures.But making those quantum leaps from science fiction to reality required hard work from computer scientists like Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun. The trio tapped into their own brainpower to make it possible for machines to learn like humans, a […]

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