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Using Deep Learning To Image The Earth’s Planetary Boundary Layer

Lincoln Laboratory researchers are using AI to get a better picture of the atmospheric layer closest to Earth’s surface. Their techniques could improve weather and drought prediction. Haley Wahl | MIT Lincoln LaboratoryMIT News (https://news.mit.edu/2024/using-deep-learning-image-earths-planetary-boundary-layer-0418) Although the troposphere is often thought of as…

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IBM And NASA Are Building An AI Foundation Model For Weather And Climate

The goal is to improve the speed, accuracy, and accessibility of weather forecasting and other climate applications. Foundation models are fast becoming indispensable tools for writing code, translating languages, and summarizing virtually any text, no matter how complex. Predicting the weather…

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NASA’s Mars Rovers Could Inspire A More Ethical Future For AI

Rather than using AI to replace workers, companies can build teams that ethically integrate the technology. Janet Vertesi, Princeton University Since ChatGPT’s release in late 2022, many news outlets have reported on the ethical threats posed by artificial intelligence. Tech pundits…

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NASA Shares Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena Independent Study Report

In response to a recommendation by an independent study team for NASA to play a more prominent role in understanding Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena (UAP), the agency announced Thursday it is appointing a director of UAP research. The study team’s full report,…

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NASA and IBM Openly Release Geospatial AI Foundation Model for NASA Earth Observation Data

Based on NASA’s Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) data, the artificial intelligence (AI) foundation model is a milestone in the application of AI for Earth science. A public/private partnership involving NASA and IBM Research has led to the release of NASA’s first…

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Autonomous systems need to be reliable, so NASA puts the code it develops through rigorous testing, like this Artemis I launch countdown training simulation, to avoid potential failures.

NASA Software Catalog Offers Free Programs for Earth Science, More

Autonomous systems need to be reliable, so NASA puts the code it develops through rigorous testing, like this Artemis I launch countdown training simulation, to avoid potential failures.Credits: NASA Each year, NASA scientists, engineers, and developers create software packages to manage…

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Battling Bots

Industrial-size robots built by high school teams compete against each other in a game at Rocket City Regional, Alabama’s annual FIRST Robotics Competition, in this March 16, 2018, image. At this year’s competition, more than 1,000 high school students on 50 teams from…

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Study Finds New Biomarkers That Could Assist In Identifying Deep-Space Flight Risks

    An international team of scientists has found new biomarkers that can be used for diagnostic purposes and potentially as predictive tools of the risks associated with deep-space flight. In their study, the team, including three researchers from Lawrence Livermore National…

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Berkeley Astronomers To Put New Space Telescope Through Its Paces

NASA’s latest and snazziest mission, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), launched on Christmas Day, deployed its 21-foot-wide mirror a mere two weeks ago and reached its orbital destination earlier this week. With a flashy new telescope now nearly a reality,…

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Nanoracks, Voyager Space, And Lockheed Martin Awarded NASA Contract To Build First-Of-Its-Kind Commercial Space Station

Nanoracks, in collaboration with Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], has been awarded a $160 million contract by NASA to design its Starlab commercial space station as part of the agency’s Commercial Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) Development program. Starlab will enable…

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