AI in orbit: Intel powers the first satellite with AI on board

الذكاء الاصطناعي يصل إلى مدار الأرض: إنتل تدعم أول قمر صناعي مزود بتقنيات الذكاء الاصطناعي

As ubiquitous as artificial intelligence has become in modern life — from boosting our understanding of the cosmos to surfacing entertaining videos on your phone — AI hasn’t yet found its way into orbit. That is until Sept. 2, when an experimental satellite about the size of a cereal box was ejected from a rocket’s dispenser along with 45 other similarly small satellites. The satellite, named PhiSat-1, is now soaring at over 17,000 mph (27,500 kmh) in sun-synchronous orbit about 329 miles (530 km) overhead. (The word “satellite” probably makes…

UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Announces New Cycle

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science today revealed that the call for project proposals for the fourth cycle of the grant program will officially open for submission beginning of 2021 and will target new research areas under the program’s new structure and evaluation criteria which will be announced later this year. The program also unveiled the results of rain enhancement research projects carried out by the awardees of its second cycle grant. The awardees include Dr. Paul Lawson, Senior Research Scientist at…