Artificial Intelligence Helps Find New Fast Radio Bursts

Artificial Intelligence Helps Find New Fast Radio Bursts

“Machine learning algorithms applied to data from the Green Bank Telescope find new pulses from the mysterious repeating source FRB 121102. Researchers at Breakthrough Listen – the initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe – have applied machine learning …

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Martian Skies Clearing over Opportunity Rover

Martian Skies Clearing over Opportunity Rover

“A planet-encircling dust storm on Mars, which was first detected May 30 and halted operations for the Opportunity rover, continues to abate. With clearing skies over Opportunity’s resting spot in Mars’ Perseverance Valley, engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion …

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Ice Confirmed at the Moon’s Poles

Ice Confirmed at the Moon’s Poles

“In the darkest and coldest parts of its polar regions, a team of scientists has directly observed definitive evidence of water ice on the Moon’s surface. These ice deposits are patchily distributed and could possibly be ancient. At the …

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Six Things About Opportunity’s Recovery Efforts

Six Things About Opportunity’s Recovery Efforts

“NASA’s Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover. Now that scientists think the global dust storm is “decaying” — meaning more dust is falling out of …

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Launch Week Begins for Parker Solar Probe

Launch Week Begins for Parker Solar Probe

“Teams preparing for launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe are beginning a busy week leading up to liftoff, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, at 3:33 a.m. EDT, the opening of a 65-minute window. The spacecraft will launch …

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Zephyr S set to break aircraft world endurance record

Zephyr S set to break aircraft world endurance record

“Zephyr S, Airbus’ High-Altitude-Pseudo-Satellite, has surpassed the current flight endurance record of an aircraft without refueling of 14 days, 22 minutes and 8 seconds and continues to pioneer the stratosphere. The Zephyr aircraft departed for its maiden flight from Arizona …

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Underground Lake Found on Mars? Get the Facts.

Underground Lake Found on Mars? Get the Facts.

“The 12-mile-wide reservoir could solve a Martian mystery—and offer a new target in the hunt for extraterrestrial life. Liquid water is refreshingly abundant on moons in the outer solar system, but it has proven surprisingly tough to find in …

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