Technology

U.S. Tech Giant IBM Starts Camps for African Quantum Computing

International Business Machines Corp. is starting up so-called camps across Africa to train hundreds of engineers and scientists in quantum coding, an experimental science being researched to succeed current computer-processor…

Astronomy & Space

InSight’s team tries new strategy to help the ‘mole’

by Andrew Good, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Scientists and engineers have a new plan for getting NASA InSight’s heat probe, also known as the “mole,” digging again on Mars. Part of an…

Machine Intelligence & AI

Evolving neural networks with a linear growth in their behavior complexity

by Ingrid Fadelli , Tech Xplore Evolutionary algorithms (EAs) are designed to replicate the behavior and evolution of biological organisms while solving computing problems. In recent years, many researchers have…

Environment

Extreme heat to hit one third of the African urban population

Climate change, population growth and urbanisation are instrumental in increasing exposure to extreme temperatures. Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, — in collaboration with the University of Twente…

General Sciences

Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians

Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson Nasa, the US space agency, has renamed the street in front of its headquarters Hidden Figures Way,…