The hype about AI ChatGPT: “System hardly reflected critically”

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Scientists see important questions about the AI ​​ChatGPT open and warn of data protection holes, missing sources, and invented information. He can compose speeches and tell stories with a high degree of linguistic precision - and that too in a matter of seconds. The text robot ChatGPT, a language software with artificial intelligence (AI), developed by … Continue reading The hype about AI ChatGPT: “System hardly reflected critically”

NASA wants nuclear rockets for Mars

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NASA and Darpa are currently working on a new type of “nuclear-thermal” rocket booster. Agencies hope to show a demo of the first prototype by 2027. © U.S. Department of Energy The idea of ​​creating rockets propelled by nuclear energy seems straight out of the 1960s, and for good reason: the United States Atomic Energy Commission, … Continue reading NASA wants nuclear rockets for Mars

NASA Ingenuity helicopter completes 40th flight on Mars

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It flies and flies and flies: Although Ingenuity should only take off a few times, it continues to fly. He has already covered a total of 8 km. The shot was taken in flight (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech) The small Mars helicopter Ingenuity has completed its 40th flight and has now completed a total distance of more than 8 … Continue reading NASA Ingenuity helicopter completes 40th flight on Mars

The poles of the Sun are the next frontier to cross

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The Sun is scrutinized from every angle, whether from the ground or by probes set out to meet it. But there are still very poorly known areas: the poles. However, it is these parts of our star that are crucial for understanding the phenomena that take place there. For researchers, this is the next frontier to overcome. It … Continue reading The poles of the Sun are the next frontier to cross

Lost stars between galaxies: Hubble observation is puzzling

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Lone stars between interconnected galaxies have existed for billions of years. Hubble found this out and raised questions. This is what the found light looks like, but here it has been brightened considerably. (Image: NASA, ESA, STScI, James Jee (Yonsei University); Image Processing: Joseph DePasquale (STScI)) For billions of years, gravitationally unbound stars "emanating a ghostly veil … Continue reading Lost stars between galaxies: Hubble observation is puzzling

If the Earth is closer to the Sun in winter, why is it colder?

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Our planet is at perihelion: it is closest to the Sun on January 4, 2023. However, it is winter in the northern hemisphere. Why are we cold at this time, if the Earth is closer to the star? Here we are closer to the Sun than we will ever be in 2023. This Wednesday, January 4, the Earth … Continue reading If the Earth is closer to the Sun in winter, why is it colder?

Damaged Soyuz capsule: NASA has asked SpaceX about the return of the ISS crew

It is still unclear whether three ISS astronauts can return to Earth in their Soyuz capsule. In the meantime, it has also been asked whether SpaceX could get them. When it came to the question of how three astronauts could be fetched from the ISS if necessary, whose space capsule was inoperably damaged, NASA has now also … Continue reading Damaged Soyuz capsule: NASA has asked SpaceX about the return of the ISS crew

In 2023, humanity will aim for the Moon: here are the planned space missions

After Artemis I, and before Artemis II, the Moon once again becomes the center of the space world. In 2023, no manned mission is planned but the missions are numerous if all goes as planned. 2022 was the year of humanity's return to the Moon. Almost. Because if no human returned to see our satellite, there was Artemis I and … Continue reading In 2023, humanity will aim for the Moon: here are the planned space missions

The most striking photos of the European space conquest in 2022

The European Space Agency shares a gallery that looks back on the highlights of the year 2022. 2022 is coming to an end. A year marked by a few major space missions, but also and above all by the presentation of the photos taken by James Webb! NASA's newest space telescope has never ceased to amaze us with its … Continue reading The most striking photos of the European space conquest in 2022

Planetary Defense: A New “Asteroid Hunter” to Spot Threats to Earth

NASA gives the top to build a future space lookout. Her name? NEO Surveyor. His role? Detect NEOs that are in the vicinity of the Earth and identify those that would be really dangerous. These are news headlines that you come across regularly, and which often turn out to be exaggerated. Each time, they say … Continue reading Planetary Defense: A New “Asteroid Hunter” to Spot Threats to Earth