Physicist Stephen Hawking and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk have also warned about the dangers of going too far, too quickly, in developing "thinking robots" with programmed intelligence that might keep.. SFGate Also reported by •SeattlePI.com
Stephen Hawking predicted, “Once humans develop artificial intelligence, it will take off on its own and redesign itself at an ever-increasing rate.” Well, there’s a reason he’s a genius... Source: Wochit News -
· *Astronomers have detected what may be four roughly Earth-size planets orbiting Tau Ceti, the nearest sun-like star.*
· *Two of the worlds appear to orbit within Tau Ceti's habitable zone, though.. Business Insider
When NASA posted a job description for its "planetary protection officer" role, the space agency was fishing for candidates with advanced degrees and experience working on interplanetary.. Business Insider
· *NASA is hiring a planetary protection officer with a salary of up to $187,000.*
· *The job was created after the signing of the Outer Space Treaty of 1967.*
· *Planetary protection officers are.. Business Insider
· *Breakthrough Starshot, an ambitious project to explore a nearby star system, has launched its first prototypes into orbit.*
· *Each "sprite" spacecraft is about the size of a cracker and is.. Business Insider
Astronomers who detected "strange signals" that appeared to come from a small, dim star have finally gotten to the bottom of the mystery.
Researchers first picked up what they now call the "Weird!".. Business Insider
The House of Lords has launched a public inquiry into advances in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).
The House of Lords said on Wednesday that the new Select Committee on Artificial.. Business Insider
“Spreading out into space will completely change the future of humanity,” says Stephen Hawking. It “may be the only thing that saves us from ourselves. I am convinced that humans need to leave.. Raw Story
*Fusion is the epitome of “high risk, high reward” scientific research.*
If we were to ever successfully harness the forces that power the stars, mankind could have access to power that is.. Zero Hedge
Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking are deeply concerned about AI, but the tech and its ramifications are poorly understood by the public. That disconnect prompted Blanca Li and her dance company.. engadget Also reported by •TUAW
Get a good look while you can: Jupiter's Great Red Spot is shrinking, and it might fade into memory within your lifetime.
NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took stunning new photos of the tempest on.. Business Insider
Twice each summer, the sun, Earth, and monuments of human industry create a spectacle of light in New York City called "Manhattanhenge."
On four days — two before the summer solstice and two after.. Business Insider
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh attacked famed physicist Stephen Hawking for warning that the Trump administration’s agenda on climate change and the decision to pull out of the Paris Climate.. Raw Story
Earth could turn into a hothouse planet like Venus, with boiling oceans and acid rain, if humans don't curb irreversible climate change, physicist Stephen Hawking claimed in a recent interview. FOXNews.com
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*Proponents of man-made global warming have a habit of making frightening predictions that never come true.* Every ten years or so, they tells us that.. Zero Hedge