Since 2016, IBM has offered online access to a quantum computer. Anyone can log in and execute commands on a 5-qubit or 14-qubit machine located in Yorktown Heights...Wired From ACM News | December 13, 2018
NASA's InSight lander isn't camera-shy. The spacecraft used a camera on its robotic arm to take its first selfie—a mosaic made up of 11 images.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | December 13, 2018
The surprise arrest of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co., has thrust the company into a political firestorm and deepened a core threat...Bloomberg From ACM News | December 13, 2018
After snapping the final piece into place with a satisfying "click" she feels through her spacesuit gloves, the astronaut pauses to appreciate the view.
Scientific American From ACM News | December 12, 2018
The influence of the biggest US tech companies is as powerful in Europe as anywhere else in the world. But what sets Europe apart is that the relationship is, to...CNET From ACM News | December 10, 2018
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere, the protective...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | December 10, 2018
Cities generate lots of data. The exact amount depends on the size of the city and its sophistication and ambitions, but it's certainly more than mere humans can...Ars Technica From ACM News | December 10, 2018
NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport InSight lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | December 7, 2018
DeepMind, the London-based subsidiary of Alphabet, has created a system that can quickly master any game in the class that includes chess, Go, and Shogi, and do...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | December 7, 2018
NASA can't yet put a scientist on Mars. But in its next rover mission to the Red Planet, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is hoping to use artificial intelligence...Ars Technica From ACM News | December 7, 2018
A NASA scientist suggested that aliens may have already visited earth but evaded detection due to their appearances being vastly different from human expectations...Newsweek From ACM News | December 6, 2018
Ask anyone what they think of when the words "artificial intelligence" and aviation are combined, and it's likely the first things they'll mention are drones.
Ars Technica From ACM News | December 5, 2018
Twenty-five years ago this week, NASA held its collective breath as seven astronauts on space shuttle Endeavour caught up with the Hubble Space Telescope 353 miles...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | December 5, 2018
In one of those exercises that you think should be impossible or perhaps a punishment for some infraction, a team of astronomers has now measured the total amount...The New York Times From ACM News | December 4, 2018
The world's leading technology companies, from Google to Alibaba in China, are racing to build the first quantum computer, a machine that would be far more powerful...The New York Times From ACM News | December 4, 2018