How A.I. could help find Alien planets & asteroids

13 December 2019
335 Views

Artificial intelligence could aid in the search for life on alien planets and detection of nearby asteroids, according to NASA officials.

NASA hopes to use artificial intelligence, or A.I., technologies such as machine learning to interpret data that will be collected by future telescopes like the James Webb Space Telescope or the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission, according to a statement from the space agency.

“These technologies are very important, especially for big data sets and especially in the exoplanet field,” Giada Arney, an astrobiologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said in the statement. “Because the data we’re going to get from future observations is going to be sparse and noisy. It’s going to be really hard to understand. So using these kinds of tools has so much potential to help us.”

NASA has partnered with companies such as Intel, IBM and Google to develop advanced- machine-learning techniques. Every summer, NASA also brings technology and space innovators together for an eight-week program called Frontier Development Lab (FDL).

“FDL feels like some really good musicians with different instruments getting together for a jam session in the garage, finding something really cool, and saying, ‘Hey we’ve got a band here,’” Shawn Domagal-Goldman, a NASA Goddard astrobiologist, said in the NASA statement.

Source: space

You may be interested

French and Greek warships in joint naval exercise in Eastern Mediterranean (photos-video)
DEFENCE
shares4 views
DEFENCE
shares4 views

French and Greek warships in joint naval exercise in Eastern Mediterranean (photos-video)

Panos - Aug 14, 2020

The Greek and French navies took part in a joint exercise on Thursday, August 13, 2020, in the framework of…

Greece and Turkey are on a warpath, German Tagesspiegel warns
DEFENCE
shares12 views
DEFENCE
shares12 views

Greece and Turkey are on a warpath, German Tagesspiegel warns

Panos - Aug 14, 2020

In an op-ed piece, German newspaper Tagesspiegel expresses the certainty that NATO will eventually be compelled to act as a…

Covid-19 Greece – 5 dead in one day
GREECE
shares38 views
GREECE
shares38 views

Covid-19 Greece – 5 dead in one day

Panos - Aug 14, 2020

The National Organisation of Public Health (EODY) announced 204 new cases of coronavirus in Greece on Thursday. The total number…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.