New AI tools CLIP+VQ-GAN can create impressive works of art based on just a few words of input.
Detecting 'technosignatures' such as hypothetical Dyson spheres in space could lead us to extraterrestrial life, and now NASA is funding the search.
“The difference between having a sensor only a millimeter away... from the conventional superconducting sensors that are centimetres away, is gigantic."
Computers powered by entire stars, built by alien civilizations, might be a tell-tale sign of extraterrestrial intelligence, says Anders Sandberg of Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute.
In the latest advance towards a quantum internet, scientists entangled "memories" located in separate labs.
An enduring question about how we got here is how a vat of primordial chemicals might have turned into life. Now, scientists are attempting to pull it off themselves.
Invisible and mysterious 'virtual particles' are everywhere, mediating all of reality that we interact with every day... or are they?
New research has exploded the space of problems that quantum computers can efficiently verify, simultaneously knocking down milestone problems in quantum physics and math.
"Even once it’s cracked, it’s gonna be a riddle, something that’s still controversial and hard to figure out," the creator of the Kryptos puzzle sculpture says.