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AI: Autonomous Helicopters teach themselves to Fly Stunts

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Finally someone has adapted human learning approaches and used them within AI.

Called “apprenticeship learning” and build into AI Algorithms by Stanford University students, they created an autonomous helicopter system that learns to fly stunts by watching human pilots.

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Science: Water on Mars

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No this is not a continuation of or “April’s Fools post”, Nasa today “officially released” information that they found water on Mars.

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Space: Gaja calling

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f “Contact” with Jodie Foster was your kind of movie then you should have a look at the real-life version of sounds and noises recorded in space.

Watch the video for the sounds Gaja sends out into space that might be heard by other “aliens” on their planets…

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NASA: ISS 360 Virtual tours

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If you always wanted to have a look around inside the International Space Station and your uncle is not the new president of a former communist country or a Billionaire – here’s your chance:

The NASA has put up a web site dedicated to the ISS with introduction videos, external and internal 360 tours and much more…

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Pictures of the evolution of space debris

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With only 800 of the once launched 6000 satellites still being operational, the pile of space debris is becoming an ever-increasing amount of inactive space hardware orbiting around the Earth.

50% of the mess that besides old satellites also includes broken…

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Time waster: Proximity of Needs

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A great way to watch time passing by and how beautiful mathematics can be visualized.

It is an interactive animation where you can change the parameters for the calculations and graphical simulation.

More information on the project page at…

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