Artificial Intelligence

What Can AI Learn About the Universe?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have become ubiquitous, with applications ranging from data analysis, cybersecurity, pharmaceutical development, music composition, and…

3 weeks ago

Roman Will Learn the Ages of Hundreds of Thousands of Stars

Astronomers routinely provide the ages of the stars they study. But the methods of measuring ages aren't 100% accurate. Measuring…

2 months ago

Vera Rubin Will Help Us Find the Weird and Wonderful Things Happening in the Solar System

The Vera Rubin Observatory (VRO) is something special among telescopes. It's not built for better angular resolution and increased resolving…

4 months ago

Why Don't We See Robotic Civilizations Rapidly Expanding Across the Universe?

In 1950, while sitting down to lunch with colleagues at the Los Alamos Laboratory, famed physicist and nuclear scientist Enrico…

6 months ago

Since Aliens Obey the Laws of Physics, Can We Guess What They Look Like?

Since time immemorial, humans have gazed up at the stars and wondered if we’re alone in the universe. We have…

8 months ago

Want to Find UFOs? That's a Job for Machine Learning

A new study shows how hyperspectral imaging and AI could help in the study of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP).

9 months ago

Artificial Intelligence Produces a Sharper Image of M87’s Big Black Hole

Astronomers have used machine learning to sharpen up the Event Horizon Telescope's first picture of a black hole --- an…

1 year ago

Machine Learning is a Powerful Tool When Searching for Exoplanets

A new machine learning technique will help astronomers detect young exoplanets in disks surrounding other stars.

1 year ago

How Artificial Intelligence Can Find the Source of Gamma-Ray Bursts

Gamma-ray bursts come in two main flavors, short and long. While astronomers believe that they understand what causes these two…

1 year ago

A Computer Algorithm is 88% Accurate in Finding Gravitational Lenses

Astronomers have been assessing a new machine learning algorithm to determine how reliable it is for finding gravitational lenses hidden…

2 years ago