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We should learn to work with robots and not worry about them taking our jobs

Humans and robots can work together to create jobs for the future. Shutterstock/Gennady Danilkin

We should learn to work with robots and not worry about them taking our jobs

We should learn to work with robots and not worry about them taking our jobs Humans and robots can work together to create jobs for the future. Shutterstock/Gennady Danilkin David Tuffley, Griffith University We have all heard the dire predictions about robots coming to steal […]

Meet the new 'renewable superpowers': nations that boss the materials used for wind and solar

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Meet the new 'renewable superpowers': nations that boss the materials used for wind and solar

Meet the new ‘renewable superpowers’: nations that boss the materials used for wind and solar Blue Planet Studio / shutterstock   Andrew Barron, Swansea University Imagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from […]

Semitransparent solar cells: a window to the future?

Looking through semitransparent cells – one day these could be big enough to make windows. UNSW, Author provided

Semitransparent solar cells: a window to the future?

Semitransparent solar cells: a window to the future? Looking through semitransparent cells – one day these could be big enough to make windows. UNSW, Author provided Matthew Wright, UNSW and Mushfika Baishakhi Upama, UNSW Can you see a window as you are reading this article? […]

5,000 Days on Mars; Solar-Powered Rover Approaching 5,000th Martian Dawn

The channel descending a Martian slope in this perspective view is "Perseverance Valley," the study area of NASA's Mars rover Opportunity as the rover passes its 5,000th Martian day. The view overlays a HiRISE image onto a topographic model with five-fold vertical exaggeration, to show shapes. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona/WUSTL

5,000 Days on Mars; Solar-Powered Rover Approaching 5,000th Martian Dawn

5,000 Days on Mars; Solar-Powered Rover Approaching 5,000th Martian Dawn The Sun will rise on NASA’s solar-powered Mars rover Opportunity for the 5,000th time on Saturday, sending rays of energy to a golf-cart-size robotic field geologist that continues to provide revelations about the Red Planet. […]

Five Years after the Chelyabinsk Meteor: NASA Leads Efforts in Planetary Defense

This image of a vapor trail was captured about 125 miles (200 kilometers) from the Chelyabinsk meteor event, about one minute after the house-sized asteroid entered Earth’s atmosphere. Credits: Alex Alishevskikh

Five Years after the Chelyabinsk Meteor: NASA Leads Efforts in Planetary Defense

Five Years after the Chelyabinsk Meteor: NASA Leads Efforts in Planetary Defense A blinding flash, a loud sonic boom, and shattered glass everywhere. This is what the people of Chelyabinsk, Russia, experienced five years ago when an asteroid exploded over their city the morning of […]

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Arrives at Kennedy Space Center for Launch

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), shown here in a conceptual illustration, will identify exoplanets orbiting the brightest stars just outside our solar system. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Arrives at Kennedy Space Center for Launch

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Arrives at Kennedy Space Center for Launch NASA’s next planet-hunting mission has arrived in Florida to begin preparations for launch. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air […]

Hubble Sees Neptune's Mysterious Shrinking Storm

This series of Hubble Space Telescope images taken over 2 years tracks the demise of a giant dark vortex on the planet Neptune. The oval-shaped spot has shrunk from 3,100 miles across its long axis to 2,300 miles across, over the Hubble observation period. Credits: NASA, ESA, and M.H. Wong and A.I. Hsu (UC Berkeley)

Hubble Sees Neptune's Mysterious Shrinking Storm

Hubble Sees Neptune’s Mysterious Shrinking Storm Three billion miles away on the farthest known major planet in our solar system, an ominous, dark storm – once big enough to stretch across the Atlantic Ocean from Boston to Portugal – is shrinking out of existence as […]

When galaxies collide, size matters if you want to know the fate of our Milky Way

An artist’s impression of the predicted merger between our Milky Way (right) and the neighboring Andromeda galaxy (left). So which galaxy will dominate? NASA; ESA; Z. Levay and R. van der Marel, STScI; T. Hallas; and A. Mellinger

When galaxies collide, size matters if you want to know the fate of our Milky Way

When galaxies collide, size matters if you want to know the fate of our Milky Way An artist’s impression of the predicted merger between our Milky Way (right) and the neighboring Andromeda galaxy (left). So which galaxy will dominate? NASA; ESA; Z. Levay and R. […]