Can Artificial Intelligence find new planets for us? Artificial intelligence could identify exoplanet signals faster in the data collected by NASA’s TESS mission.

On a clear night you might easily see Jupiter, Mars or other planets from our solar system. This is how astronomers from thousands of years ago discovered the first planets. We cannot directly observe planets that are farther out in READ MORE

Can We Teach a Computer to Be Creative? Researchers at Apple write an algorithm that lets computers train other computers to learn patterns

Creativity is no small task. We do our best to cultivate and cherish the imagination of young children, and struggle to maintain those senses as we get older. But what exactly is creativity? Can its rules be written down? Is READ MORE

Writing the Alphabet of Life Computer Models Show that The Basic Units of Life Were Not Randomly Selected

by Elizabeth Miller Blue Marble Space Young Scientist Program When studying the origin of life on Earth, scientists must rely on past data, physical laws, and models  instead of direct observations. After all, we can’t know for sure what the READ MORE