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NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Identified 10 New Earth-Like Exoplanets

NASA's Kepler Telescope Has Identified 10 New Earth-Like Exoplanets

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star. | NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life. The Kepler mission team released a survey of 219 potential exoplanets — planets outside of our solar …

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ESA moves forward on gravitational wave and exoplanet missions

ESA moves forward on gravitational wave and exoplanet missions

LISA would use three spacecraft linked by lasers to detect passing gravitational waves. Credit: AEI/MM/exozet WASHINGTON — The European Space Agency has selected an ambitious space-based gravitational-wave observatory as its next large space science mission, scheduled for launch by 2034. ESA announced June 20 that its Science Program Committee has formally selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) mission for …

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NASA Announces 10, That’s Right 10! New Planets in Their Star’s Habitable Zone

NASA Announces 10, That’s Right 10! New Planets in Their Star’s Habitable Zone

Artist’s impression of a potentially-habitable exoplanet orbiting an ultracool red dwarf star Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). The Kepler space telescope is surely the gift that keeps on giving. After being deployed in 2009, it went on to detect a total of 2,335 confirmed exoplanets and 582 multi-planet systems. Even after two of its reaction wheels failed, it carried on …

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Scientists Discover Mussels and Sponges Thrive on Oil with the Help of Symbiont Bacteria

Scientists Discover Mussels and Sponges Thrive on Oil with the Help of Symbiont Bacteria

The robotic arm of the remotely operated vehicle MARUM-Quest is shown collecting Cycloclasticus-bearing mussels and oil-rich asphalts at a site of active gas emission in 3000 meters water depth. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology have discovered deep-sea animals living in symbiosis with bacteria that use oil as an energy source and appear to thrive on short-chained …

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NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Identifies 219 New Planet Candidates

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Identifies 219 New Planet Candidates

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech Astronomers have identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star’s habitable zone. NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates …

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Demand for IoT talent shoots up by 304% between 2014-17

Demand for IoT talent shoots up by 304% between 2014-17

The demand for IoT talent rocketed by 304%, between 2014 to 2017, according to the Talent Supply Index (TSI) by Belong , a tech-based hiring platform. The Talent Supply Index (TSI) is based on Belong’s data and publicly-available data from a continuously growing array of hiring sources, including traditional job sites, inbound recruiting channels, online communities, tech networks, discussion forums. …

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Demand for IoT talent surges 300% in last 3 years: Survey

Demand for IoT talent surges 300% in last 3 years: Survey

Mumbai, Jun 21 () With exponential uptick in adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning related activities in the country, the demand for IoT talent has surged by 300 per cent since 2014, showed a recent report. "The demand for IoT talent rocketed by 304 per cent, between 2014 and 2017," according to Talent Supply Index (TSI) by …

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A Look at NVIDIA’s Strategy for Artificial Intelligence?

A Look at NVIDIA’s Strategy for Artificial Intelligence?

NVIDIA’s artificial intelligence product portfolio Previously in this series, we saw that NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is currently at the forefront of the AI (artificial intelligence) revolution. It aims to develop end-to-end AI solutions, including architecture, processors, systems, system software, deep learning SDKs (software development kits), and algorithms. NVIDIA’s 2017 GPU 1 Technology Conference presentation was largely focused on its …

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How NVIDIA Plans to Promote Artificial Intelligence

How NVIDIA Plans to Promote Artificial Intelligence

NVIDIA promotes artificial intelligence In the previous part of the series, we saw that NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is well-placed to tap the AI (artificial intelligence) revolution. As AI is a new technology, the company is looking to promote the adoption of AI across industries through partnerships, knowledge sharing, support to AI startups, and easy availability of GPU 1 -accelerated …

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Inside Microsoft’s AI Comeback

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

Yoshua Bengio and Nagraj Kashyap at the University of Montreal. Photo by: Tom Kubik. Photography direction by: Michelle Le. Yoshua Bengio has never been one to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial intelligence, he has been catapulted to stardom. It’s a field so new the people who can advance …

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