Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So

A branch of A.I. called deep learning has transformed computer performance in tasks like vision and speech. But meaning, reasoning and common sense remain elusive.

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The Summer Solstice and the Search for Life in the Cosmos The Summer Solstice and the Search for Life in the Cosmos

As you mark the longest day of the year, consider the debate among astronomers over whether Earth’s tilt toward the sun helps make life on our world and others possible.

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After Volcano Eruption in Guatemala, Re-creating a Truck Covered in Ash After Volcano Eruption in Guatemala, Re-creating a Truck Covered in Ash

How 727 photos taken in 29 minutes became an immersive 3D experience.

yesterday, 19:53
Newly Discovered ‘Limb Pit’ Reveals Civil War Surgeons’ Bitter Choices Newly Discovered ‘Limb Pit’ Reveals Civil War Surgeons’ Bitter Choices

Two skeletons and the remains of 11 amputated limbs are leading to new knowledge of combat injuries and medical practices on long-ago battlefields.

yesterday, 23:32
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