News tagged with research projects

100 year Starship Project has a new leader

You may have heard by now about the 100 Year Starship project, a new research initiative to develop the technology required to send a manned mission to another star. The project is jointly sponsored by NASA ...

Jan 12, 2012
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IBM pursues chips that behave like brains

Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone predicts words as you type a text message, it's only a narrow mimicry of what ...

Aug 18, 2011
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Valkyrie steps forth as DARPA robotics contender

(Phys.org) —The clock is ticking for robot enthusiasts who are eager to see what happens on the big day, December 20, for the 17 teams competing in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) ...

Dec 11, 2013 weblog
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On the hunt for dark matter

New University of Adelaide Future Fellow Dr Martin White is starting a research project that has the potential to redirect the experiments of thousands of physicists around the world who are trying to identify the nature ...

Aug 22, 2014
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