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Want to convince someone you’re not a robot? Use the word ‘poop’

February 5, 2019

We have all heard of the Turing Check, designed in 1950 by Alan Turing in a take a look at of a machine’s means to imitate human habits. However researchers at MIT and the College of Pennsylvania tried to do one thing somewhat totally different. They tried to create a Minimal Turing Test. Effectively kind […]

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NASA delivers clearest view yet of space snowman Ultima Thule

January 13, 2019

  On New 12 months’s Day, when NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft snapped images of the most distant world we have ever explored, the car was zooming previous the rock at 32,000 miles per hour. Not probably the most conducive circumstances for a super-high-resolution shot of the world we all know as Ultima Thule. Nonetheless, the staff […]

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Hyperactive comet Wirtanen to show off during historically close flyby

January 2, 2019

The comet 46P/Wirtanen was found in 1948, however this could possibly be the perfect yr to get a superb take a look at the small, hyperactive house ball of rock, ice and particles.  That is as a result of when the comet passes nearest to Earth on Dec. 16 at a distance of seven.1 million […]

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launches New Shepard from Texas

December 19, 2018

Blue Origin reached house for the primary time in six months with the Wednesday launch of its New Shepard rocket. The rocket firm, owned by Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, despatched eight NASA-sponsored analysis tasks as much as spend somewhat time on the fringe of house earlier than easily returning to Earth. It was New Shepard’s […]

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Hypnotic Mars crater looks like a reptile’s eyeball

October 30, 2018

  This is you. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a view of a crater on Mars that appears prefer it’s staring again.  The HiRise camera team on the College of Arizona in Tucson posted two totally different views of the crater to Twitter on Friday. One reveals the crater in context in black and white, […]

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Epic NASA panorama shows Curiosity rover under dusty Mars skies

October 23, 2018

Mars is usually a thriller and NASA’s Curiosity rover has rolled proper in the course of it.  The space agency released a wild 360-degree panorama captured by the rover on Aug. 9. It is notable for the view of the darkened, dusty Mars skies and for the detailed take a look at the dust-covered rover […]

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SpaceX successfully retrieves block 5 Falcon 9, paving the way for third relaunch

September 27, 2018

They are saying ‘third instances a attraction’, however that expression is often reserved for achievement after failure. Not so for SpaceX, which Monday relaunched and retrieved its block 5 Falcon 9 rocket for the primary time. That marks the second profitable launch and retrieval for this explicit mannequin, which had beforehand launched slightly below three months […]

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