This is it, mankind will finally begin to try and speak to aliens. This is despite warnings that could lead to the destruction of the human race itself.
World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has just announced quite the ambitious mission to visit our nearest star system and find out if life truly exists outside the planet.
Arguably the most open-minded Pope the Catholics has ever had so far, Pope Francis, who was a chemist before devoting his life to priesthood, frequently made the headlines due to his controversial statements on science. This year, the Argentinian-born Pope, tackled several issues head on – from climate change to the Big Bang theory.
Renowned physicist and self-proclaimed atheist, Stephen Hawking, had a personal encounter with Pope Francis at the conference for the members of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican in Rome.
NASA collaborates with Stephen Hawking and his project to send a nanocraft to Alpha Centauri. Hawking's nanocraft can allegedly travel at 1/5th the speed of sound.
Google's DeepMind will publicly release its AI training platform in its bid to increasingly embrace open-source initiatives. This also appears to be a response to Elon Musk's initiative on making its OpenAI robot gym available to the public.
It appears despite the benign nature of Google DeepMind and its AI projects, it still has secrets it wants to keep. DeepMind cofounder Mustafa Suleyman has been mum about the members of the group's mysterious AI ethics board. This is despite saying he wants to disclose it to the public.
Pope Francis urged world leaders to push for the Paris Climate Change Pact, a plea that defies U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s call to end the battle of the U.S. against climate change.
Are humans doomed? Stephen Hawking, the renowned physicist, thinks so. Hawking said that humanity will only have 1,000 years left, with an impending asteroid collision possibly wiping out humans by 3016.
Humans only have a thousand years to find a new home, said Stephen Hawking during a speech at the Oxford University Union. According to the famous physicist, it will be very unlikely for humans to survive in the next millennium, and in order to survive, humans have to find another home.
During a talk at Oxford University Union in Britain on Tuesday, Stephen Hawking said that the earth will only survive for the next 1,000 years, and the only thing that could salvage us from extinction is by setting up colonies somewhere else in the solar system.
Stephen Hawking's Breakthrough Listen added a new telescope located in Australia to search for alien life. And interestingly, the telescope also pointed out Proxima B, the exoplanet dubbed as 'potentially' habitable by the European Space Observatory (ESO).
Artificial intelligence could cause the biggest affliction to the entire human civilization, with the potential to outstrip all the advantages it comes with if left unmanaged. This was the powerful statement made by renowned scientist Stephen Hawking on Wednesday at a new AI research center at Cambridge University in London, as by reported US News.
In a recent film, astrophysicist Stephen Hawking warned scientist to refrain from contacting aliens as it may have a catastrophic result.