machine learning

Black Holes Need Refreshing Cold Gas to Keep Growing

How were supermassive black holes able to grow so rapidly in the early Universe? Galactic mergers were believed to be…

1 month 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…

3 months ago

Machine Learning Could Find all the Martian Caves We Could Ever Want

The surface of Mars is hostile and unforgiving. But put a few meters of regolith between you and the Martian…

3 months ago

Machine Learning Algorithms Can Find Anomalous Needles in Cosmic Haystacks

The face of astronomy is changing. Though narrow-field point-and-shoot astronomy still matters (JWST anyone?), large wide-field surveys promise to be…

7 months ago

The Most Compelling Places to Search for Life Will Look Like “Anomalies”

A new study considers how future astrobiology studies could search for life "as we don't know it" on exoplanets.

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).

8 months ago

How Old is That Star? Ask a Computer

A new machine learning technique could make it much easier to estimate the age of stellar populations.

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

Finding Life in the Solar System Means Crunching a Lot of Data. The Perfect Job for Machine Learning

There are plenty of places for life to hide. Even on our blue planet, where we know there is abundant…

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