Competitors Show Off Innovative Thinking at HACKtheMACHINE Unmanned Competitors Show Off Innovative Thinking at HACKtheMACHINE Unmanned (11/24/2021) Challenge Competition, Event, News - Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), this technology competition encouraged creative “hackers” to help meet the needs of the Fleet by developing and integrating unmanned and autonomous systems at scale. Chief of Naval Research, Rear Adm. Lorin Selby,… ...
Researchers use AI to optimize several flow battery properties simultaneously Researchers use AI to optimize several flow battery properties simultaneously (11/23/2021) Applications, News, R&D - Bringing new sources of renewable energy like wind and solar power onto the electric grid will require specially designed large batteries that can charge when the sun is shining and give energy at night. One type of battery is especially… ...
NREL Provides Guidelines for Creating Next-Generation Data Ecosystem NREL Provides Guidelines for Creating Next-Generation Data Ecosystem (11/22/2021) Data, Infrastructure, News - Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are helping pave the way for the next generation of data-driven, AI-enabled material science. In a new article in the journal Patterns, the authors describe a decade-long effort to build a modern… ...
New Deep Learning Method Adds 301 Planets to Kepler’s Total Count New Deep Learning Method Adds 301 Planets to Kepler’s Total Count (11/22/2021) Applications, News - Scientists recently added a whopping 301 newly validated exoplanets to the total exoplanet tally. The throng of planets is the latest to join the 4,569 already validated planets orbiting a multitude of distant stars. How did scientists discover such a… ...
Designing Microbe Factories for Sustainable Chemicals Designing Microbe Factories for Sustainable Chemicals (11/19/2021) Applications, News, R&D - The science is clear: fossil fuels are harmful to the environment. So why is it so difficult for us to stop using them? Economic reasons are at least part of the answer. From our energy grid to the manufacturing of… ...
NAVWAR Enterprise Announces Winner of Third Artificial Intelligence Prize Challenge NAVWAR Enterprise Announces Winner of Third Artificial Intelligence Prize Challenge (11/18/2021) Challenge Competition, Event, News - Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) enterprise announced the winner of its third prize challenge in the Artificial Intelligence Applications to Autonomous Cybersecurity Challenge (AI ATAC) series at the U.S. Navy-hosted HACKtheMACHINE Unmanned event on November 18. The winner of… ...
Argonne accelerates COVID antiviral discovery with AI Argonne accelerates COVID antiviral discovery with AI (11/17/2021) Applications, News, R&D - As soon as the COVID-19 pandemic erupted in early 2020, scientists found themselves racing against time to find an antiviral medication that could treat the disease. With billions upon billions of potential drug candidates to sort through, researchers needed a… ...
Industry Collaboration Powers New Generation of Grid Emergency Control Technology Industry Collaboration Powers New Generation of Grid Emergency Control Technology (11/16/2021) Applications, Infrastructure, News, Partnership, R&D - Grid operators face big challenges and big opportunities when it comes to managing through emergency conditions that disrupt power service. The increasing number of power outages in the United States cost an estimated $30-50 billion and affect millions of customers… ...
The age of exascale and the future of supercomputing The age of exascale and the future of supercomputing (11/15/2021) Infrastructure, News - In 1949, physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) newly minted Argonne National Laboratory ordered the construction of the Argonne Version of the Institute’s Digital Automatic Computer, or AVIDAC. A modified version of the first electronic computer built at… ...
Defense Innovation Unit Publishes 'Responsible AI Guidelines' Defense Innovation Unit Publishes ‘Responsible AI Guidelines’ (11/15/2021) News, Trustworthy AI - The Defense Innovation Unit released its initial "Responsible AI Guidelines" document Nov. 15, with intent to operationalize the Defense Department's ethical principles of artificial intelligence into its commercial prototyping and acquisition efforts. "DIU's RAI guidelines provide a step-by-step framework for… ...