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DeepMind’s new office.DeepMind DeepMind is moving out of Google’s U.K. headquarters and into a large new London office. The artificial intelligence lab, which was acquired by Google in 2014 for around £400 million, will move into a new building in King’s Cross at some point in 2020. It will include a double helix staircase, a lecture theatre,
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Being in the weather business means that we often get asked a lot of questions about the weather. These questions range from simple to complex, but one of the most common ones that we are asked is this: ‘Is this weather normal?’ This question came up often after the Polar Vortex that consumed the Midwest for
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FILE PHOTO: The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaches the International Space Station March 3, 2019. NASA/Handout via REUTERS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space Station, capping the first orbital test mission in
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Toyota is teaming up with Japan’s space agency on a planned mission to the Moon, with the Japanese auto giant expected to develop a lunar rover, officials and local media said Wednesday. It will be the car manufacturer’s first full-fledged entry into space exploration, after the company jointly developed a small robot sent to the
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The demonstration mission of SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon capsule successfully docked Sunday on the International Space Station, passing a key test before it can begin taking US astronauts into space. The docking of the capsule, which has only a dummy on board, was concluded at 1051 GMT, nearly 250 miles (400 kilometres) over the surface
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The state of Florida (USA) has formally announced new land-based recreational shark fishing rules, approved via a unanimous vote by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This came after seven years of  hard work by numerous people, including Dr. David Shiffman who is a marine conservation biologist at Simon Fraser University, and worked on land based shark
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Was the 10,000 hour rule of mastery finally exposed as an urban myth? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Robert Frost, Professional instructional systems designer, on Quora: The research in Ericsson, Krampe, and Tesch-Romer’s paper The Role of
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen as it is rolled out of the horizontal integration facility at Launch Complex 39A as preparations continue for the Demo-1 mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 28, 2019. Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via REUTERS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
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An instructor at the University of San Diego has started a new research project to study urban parrots that freely roam throughout southern California, raising the question: can we adapt the information generated by this project to conserve endangered parrots by keeping them in cities? Peek-a-boo! A red-crowned Amazon parrot, Amazona viridigenalis, peeks out of
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