Google DeepMind is planning to make their artificial intelligence agents "dream" in order to learn faster just like humans do when they sleep. The search engine giant's AI company wants their machine learning technology to learn even faster through the power of dreaming.
Last week, the sun fired off its strongest solar flare of 2016 that was captured on video by NASA's sun-watching satellite - Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). The event occurred on July 22 and 23, with sun unleashing three relatively moderate solar flares.
Extreme weather events resulting due to climate change are pushing countries into armed conflicts, suggests a new study carried out by researchers from Germany. The study found that about one in four armed conflicts between ethnically divided countries were preceded by climate-related calamities.
The carcass of a whale has washed up on the shore at Killough, County Down. The sighting of the dead whale was first reported on Friday morning by a member of the public, who saw the carcass near St John's Point lighthouse.
Rodrigo Duterte, the president of The Philippines, has backtracked on the issue of supporting Paris Climate Deal saying he "will not honor" the pact that was signed by his predecessor, President Benigno Aquino III, and imposes restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions.
The planets were discovered earlier this year by scientists from MIT, the University of Liège and other schools. They are located 40 lightyears away from Earth and orbit Trappist-1, an extremely cool dwarf star, which appears red as it mostly produces infrared light. The star derives its name from Trappist telescope in Chile which helped researchers discover this planetary system.
On Tuesday, people walking on to the Grange Road in south side of Glasgow were amazed to see thousands of honeybees starting to gather right in front of their eyes. About 40,000 buzzing honeybees from the hive at the Battlefield Rest restaurant swarmed to the car park across the road.
This year's Big Butterfly Count survey has begun, and will continue until August 7. This nationwide annual survey was first launched in 2010 and has now become the largest of its kind in the world. The event aims to raise awareness among people about their environment.
During his first public appearance in the UK since returning from space, Tim Peake said he is feeling in "great physical condition" and is slowly readjusting to life on Earth.
An international team of scientists has created the largest three dimensional (3D) map of record 1.2 million galaxies in a bid to precisely measure Dark Energy and understand how this mysterious force is causing the universe to expand more and more speedily.