Science & Technology

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June 13, 2018 - 4:32 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate, with about 3 trillion tons of ice disappearing since 1992, an international team of ice experts said in a new study. In the last quarter century, the southern-most continent's ice...
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June 13, 2018 - 3:02 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA rover on Mars has been knocked out by gigantic dust storm that envelops the planet and blots out the sun.
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AP Photo/Shamil Zhumatov, pool
June 06, 2018 - 8:22 am
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A trio of astronauts from Russia, the United States and the European Space Agency blasted off Wednesday for a mission on the International Space Station. A Russian spacecraft carrying Serena Aunon-Chancellor of NASA, Sergey Prokopyev of Russian space agency Roscosmos and...
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May 23, 2018 - 5:15 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The nation's newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem that could affect the quality of its pictures.
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May 16, 2018 - 2:24 pm
Do you hear what I hear? That was the question Wednesday as a short audio clip sparked a social media debate about whether the word being heard is "yanny" or "laurel." How one hears it is similar to how people viewed a dress on the internet three years ago and raised questions of whether the mind...
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May 14, 2018 - 8:09 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's cybersecurity agency says German and Belgian researchers have found a way to outwit two widely used forms of email encryption. IT security experts at the universities of Muenster, Bochum and Leuven were able to trick computers into covertly forwarding them the decrypted...
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May 12, 2018 - 7:20 am
Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month's primary.
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AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
May 10, 2018 - 11:21 am
Top U.S. tech executives and researchers want the Trump administration to invest more in artificial intelligence and craft policies they hope will strengthen the economy without displacing jobs.
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AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File
May 08, 2018 - 12:56 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is again putting artificial intelligence in the spotlight at its annual developers conference Thursday.
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Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP
May 05, 2018 - 2:58 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides.
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