Chinese Probe Records Minus 310-Degree Temps on the Moon

The Polar Vortex is nothing compared to the cold temperatures on the Moon, according to data from a Chinese probe. The Chang'e-4 probe recorded lunar night temperatures that reached minus 310 degrees, Xinhua reported. The soil is also much colder than that on the near side of the Moon. "According to the measurements of Chang'e-4, the temperature More...

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By SLPundit On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Econ Prof: White-Collar Bots Are 'Designed to Replace Workers'

White-collar robots are opening a new phase of automation that could blindside a whole new class of workers, an economics professor warns. In an article for The Wall Street Journal adapted from his book, Richard More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Putin Orders Moscow to Create National Strategy on AI

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his government to put together a national strategy on artificial intelligence technology as Moscow is hustling to catch up on the research and development of the creation More...

By SLPundit On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Pentagon: Increase in Use of Domestic Drones

New Pentagon data on the military's domestic drone use documented 11 missions during the 2018 fiscal year – reportedly matching the total used in operations in the previous six years. According to the More...

By SLPundit On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Army Explores Small Nuke Reactors to Power Remote Bases

The U.S. military is exploring the use of small mobile nuclear reactors that could be used in remote operating bases to supply basic power needs like lighting and refrigeration, Defense One reported. The More...

By SLPundit On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Army Explores Small Nuke Reactors to Power Remote Bases

The U.S. military is exploring the use of small mobile nuclear reactors that could be used in remote operating bases to supply basic power needs like lighting and refrigeration, Defense One reported. The More...

By SLPundit On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Israeli Scientists Predict Cure for Cancer Within a Year

Israeli scientists say they will likely have a cure for cancer within a year, according to The Jerusalem Post. Dan Aridor, CEO of Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd., said his team is developing an anti-cancer More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Brain Research Pointing to Need for Good Night's Sleep

You need a good night's sleep of at least seven hours — and anything less can be dangerous, brain researchers say. The Washington Post reported a new line of research suggests poor sleep might increase More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Report: Colleges Can't Keep Up With Computer Science Demand

Computer science courses are paying off in the real word with high-status jobs and salaries, and many colleges are finding they cannot keep up with the student stampede, The New York Times reported. The number More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Report: China Leading the Way Toward Smart Highways

The rise of automated cars is fueling a move toward the idea of smart highways — and China is not only leading the way but "is the most likely place for the world's first true smart roadways," More...