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Scientists entangle quantum memories over 50 km (31 miles), bringing super-secure quantum internet closer to reality

Scientists were able to get two quantum memories entangled over 50 km (31 miles) of fiber optic cables-- over 40 times the past record-- bringing the idea of faster and super-secure quantum internet more possible. Quantum communication depends on quantum...

February 17, 2020

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World's largest telescope takes most detailed image of Sun

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)-- the world's largest solar telescope built on Haleakala, Hawaii-- took its first image of the Sun with the highest-resolution to date, revealing small magnetic structures in astonishing detail. Scientists are hopeful...

January 30, 2020

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UAE: Research underway to help make artificial clouds

Research is now underway to help make artificial clouds as a new method of generating rainfall in the UAE, said National Center of Meteorology (NCM) director Dr. Omar Al Yazeedi on January 19, 2020. Speaking at the International Rain Enhancement Forum in Abu Dhabi...

January 22, 2020

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Google 'nowcast' artificial intelligence enables almost instant weather forecasts

A team of researchers working at Google's Mountain View research center has developed a new weather forecasting model that allows for near 'instantaneous' forecast, as shared by Google in a blog post on January 13, 2020. The firm says...

January 17, 2020

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Jakarta officials warn more extreme rainfall expected -- announce the use of Weather Modification Technology to combat floods

A day after massive floods hit Jakarta, claiming the lives of at least 23 people, city officials warned residents and tourists more extreme rainfall is expected through the rest of the month and up to at least mid-February 2020. At least 23 people were killed since...

January 02, 2020

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China unveils digital courts with AI judges and verdicts via apps

China has developed mobile courts with artificial-intelligence judges and verdicts delivered through chat apps aiming to deal with backlogs in cases. Litigants appear by video chats as AI judge with avatar hears the cases. The country is urging digitization to...

December 25, 2019

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California's earthquake early warning system sends first public alert

California's new statewide earthquake early warning system-- the MyShake app-- has sent out its first public alert on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. The warning was sent for M4.3 tremor that took place in Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties, along the San Andreas...

December 19, 2019

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World Magnetic Model (WMM) 2020 released

A new World Magnetic Model (WMM) was officially released on December 10, 2019. WMM is a representation of the planet’s magnetic field that gives compasses dependable accuracy and one of the key tools developed to model the change in Earth's magnetic field....

December 10, 2019

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Using artificial intelligence to provide space weather alerts in real-time

A new study suggests that computers can learn to detect solar flares and other occurrences in vast streams of solar images, helping NOAA forecasters issue space weather alerts more in real-time. The machine-learning technique was improved by scientists at CIRES and...

December 07, 2019

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New quantum data protocol takes humans closer to a future 'quantum internet'

Researchers make efforts every day towards the creation of 'quantum internet', and now, a new quantum data protocol has been developed which brings humans nearer its fruition. Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) researchers have managed to go through...

November 24, 2019

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New buoy developed for better forecasting of earthquakes, tsunamis and underwater eruptions

Geoscientists from the University of South Florida (USF) have successfully developed and tested a new high-tech shallow water buoy that can detect small movements and changes in the Earth's ocean floor that are usually warning signs that deadly natural...

November 23, 2019

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PhiSat - First Earth observation satellite with artificial intelligence soon to launch

The first Earth observation satellite with artificial intelligence is set to launch a few months from now, according to the European Space Agency (ESA) on September 12, 2019. The idea was proposed by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Spain and won the...

September 14, 2019

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Scientists invent new computer memory, expect it to solve the digital technology energy crisis

A new type of computer memory, dubbed as universal computer memory, which could solve the digital technology energy crisis has been invented and patented by scientists from Lancaster University in the UK. The electronic memory device is said to transform daily life...

June 23, 2019

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Soyuz rocket with crew to ISS malfunctions minutes after launch, capsule returns in a ballistic descent mode

The US-Russian Expedition 57 crew launched toward the International Space Station inside Soyuz MS-10 rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 08:40 UTC on Thursday, October 11, 2018, was forced to make emergency landing several minutes after launch....

October 11, 2018

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Spectacular visuals in the sky after SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch, first West Coast rocket landing

Residents described the expanding nebula, containing two active rocket stages and multiple shock waves as "exciting," "heart-stopping," "riveting," and "like an alien invasion!" But this was no alien, SpaceX said. All the...

October 08, 2018

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China is building massive weather modification system to make more rain

China is testing cutting-edge weather modification technology in Tibetan Plateau. The country aims to implement a large-scale weather changing project to ensure a consistent rain supply in the area three times as big as Spain, nearing 1 million km2 (620 000 mi2)....

April 01, 2018

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Quantum internet goes hybrid

Researchers at the Institute of Photonic Sciences made the first demonstration of an elementary link of a hybrid quantum information network, using a cold atomic cloud and a doped crystal as quantum nodes and single photons as information carriers. In a recent...

December 04, 2017