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Lockheed senior fellow Mark Pritt: “Today there’s still a lot of manual labor involved in identifying what you’re seeing in those images.” SAN ANTONIO — Lockheed Martin is marketing a new artificial intelligence product that helps analysts identify objects in satellite imagery. In a demonstration, it searched the entire state of Pennsylvania and in two
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The supposed ‘hole in the Universe’ that is touted to be a billion light-years across and contain no matter and emit no radiation. Reality is far more interesting than the lies included in this image’s text. ESO, with text by IFLS Somewhere, far away, if you believe what you read, there’s a hole in the
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WASHINGTON — An industry advisory group will recommend significant changes to a proposal to revise commercial remote sensing regulations, arguing the current proposal falls short of what’s needed to keep up with the industry’s capabilities and needs. Members of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing, or ACCRES, spent half of their day-long meeting at
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Most of my Forbes essays are meant to be informative pieces on weather, climate, and related sciences. However, there are moments when I use them for editorial commentary. This happens to be one of those moments. While browsing social media this morning, I was reminded of that meteorologists and weather enthusiasts have a habit of
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NASA’s Chris Scolese and Gen. Raymond breezed through the hearing where senators praised the nominees’ track records and qualifications for the job. WASHINGTON — “You both will do a great job,” Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) told Christopher Scolese and Gen. John Raymond on Tuesday at the conclusion of their confirmation hearing.
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Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun, so is almost always lost in its glare. But not this month. NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington If you’ve never seen the tiny planet Mercury, tonight could be your night. The elusive inner planet, which is usually lost in the Sun’s glare, this month becomes
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The famous cat-in-a-box thought experiment by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger is an illustration of one of the defining characteristics of quantum mechanics – the unpredictable behaviour of particles at the quantum level. It makes working with quantum systems incredibly difficult; but what if we could make quantum predictions? A team of physicists believes it’s possible.
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The inside of the LHC, where protons pass each other at 299,792,455 m/s, just 3 m/s shy of the speed of light. As powerful as the LHC is, the cancelled SSC could have been three times as powerful, and may have revealed secrets of nature that are inaccessible at the LHC. CERN At a fundamental
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