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Facebook’s AI teaches robots to navigate environments using less data

Facebook’s AI teaches robots to navigate environments using less data

Facebook researchers propose in a paper Active Neural SLAM, a technique that enables robots to learn to navigate environments with limited data.

NASA wants students' help designing tech for the Moon and Mars

NASA is enlisting whatever help it can get to make sure its crewed Moon and Mars missions go smoothly, and that might include help from schools. The agency is running a new round of its Moon to Mars
Australian Officials: As Many as One Billion Animals Could be Lost in Ongoing Bushfires

Australian Officials: As Many as One Billion Animals Could be Lost in Ongoing Bushfires

The images are enough to melt the hardest hearts: Koalas and kangaroos trying to flee bushfires that have engulfed large parts of Australia.
Noisy ships on India’s Ganga river are drowning the clicks of dolphins

Noisy ships on India’s Ganga river are drowning the clicks of dolphins

The Gangetic river dolphins are effectively blind and rely on sound.
Global Capitalism Is Destroying Habitats for Rare Species in Brazil, Study Shows

Global Capitalism Is Destroying Habitats for Rare Species in Brazil, Study Shows

A new study shows how international soybean markets are degrading one of the world's most biodiverse regions.
This inflatable space habitat was built for comfort, and could travel to Mars

This inflatable space habitat was built for comfort, and could travel to Mars

Humans are headed back to the Moon and, eventually, Mars, and for space-faring astronauts, luxury is often the last thing on their mind. Still, orbiting the Moon or making a long trip to another world
Europe's Space Agency Wants People to Live Inside Moon Caves

Europe's Space Agency Wants People to Live Inside Moon Caves

The agency wants input on how to send robots to the Moon to explore the virtually unseen caves, which could one day shelter humans.
30-50 Feral Hogs: Why This Isn't a Joke

30-50 Feral Hogs: Why This Isn't a Joke

If you've been online in the past two days, you might have noticed that the internet is erupting with memes, jokes, information, and even an interactive game, about 30-50 feral hogs. What the heck is
Giovanni Botticelli’s Habitat and Eyewear Have More in Common That You Know

Giovanni Botticelli’s Habitat and Eyewear Have More in Common That You Know

Good things are worth the wait, like Giovanni Botticelli's Habitat, which is currently on exhibit at SWING Design Gallery.
Facebook builds virtual homes to train A.I. agents in realistic environments

Facebook builds virtual homes to train A.I. agents in realistic environments

Researchers at Facebook have created Habitat, which is a platform that enables rapid training for A.I. agents. They will receive thousands of hours of training in just a few minutes in the virtual
Más cerca de la urbanización sostenible tras la Asamblea de ONU-Hábitat

Más cerca de la urbanización sostenible tras la Asamblea de ONU-Hábitat

La primera Asamblea Global del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para los Asentamientos Humanos clausura con deberes para mitigar los retos urbanos
Arranca la Primera Asamblea Global de ONU-Habitat

Arranca la Primera Asamblea Global de ONU-Habitat

Bajo el lema 'Innovación para una mejor calidad de vida en ciudades y comunidades' el encuentro trazará una hoja de ruta global en materia urbana
Watch a brave orangutan attempt to fight off the humans destroying his home

Watch a brave orangutan attempt to fight off the humans destroying his home

For a species that fancies itself superior to anything else on the planet, we humans sure have done a lot of messed up stuff to the rest of the life that calls Earth home. It's often easy to ignore
Here are NASA’s favorite 3D-printed Mars habitat designs

Here are NASA’s favorite 3D-printed Mars habitat designs

When mankind eventually makes it to Mars, it's going to be a momentous achievement, but the travelers who first set foot on the Red Planet probably won't be there to stay. Eventually, however, NASA
The Indian monsoon’s impact on the ice age provides a clue into global warming

The Indian monsoon’s impact on the ice age provides a clue into global warming

The weather system was highly sensitive to climate warming 130,000 years ago.
NASA’s winners of its habitat competition offer a glimpse of Martian living

NASA’s winners of its habitat competition offer a glimpse of Martian living

To get a better understanding of what habitats might look like on Mars, NASA partnered with Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois for its 3D-Printed Habitat Centennial Challenge competition. The post
Watch SpaceX’s mission to the International Space Station on a flight-proven rocket

Watch SpaceX’s mission to the International Space Station on a flight-proven rocket

SpaceX will launch a new mission to the International Space Station today (April 2), yet it’s a familiar flight for the vehicles in question: Both…

Where to Book Last Minute New Year’s Eve Reservations in Miami

Bring in the new year with a fabulous meal at one of Miami's finest restaurants.
Habitat Is A Cool Comic Book

Habitat Is A Cool Comic Book

You know how the space stations you see in things like Mass Effect and Elysium are always bright and shiny and full of fancy futuristic tech? Habitat takes place on one of those stations, only