Researchers are using aluminum and frozen water to make a propellant that could allow rockets to refuel on the moon or even Mars.
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Every sporting event tells a story. Now the first computational analysis of “game stories” suggests that future sports could be designed to prefer certain kinds of stories over others.
Record low auction prices indicate an unsustainable solar rush is accelerating.
Matching an infrared image of a face to its visible light counterpart is a difficult task, but one that deep neural networks are now coming to grips with.
Artificial-intelligence researchers have made vast strides recently in matching various human capabilities. But for the moment, humor looks beyond their reach.
Bullet time has always been the preserve of high-budget movies, but now anyone can create films like this using collaborative photography techniques on their smartphones.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Machine learning gets its first cheating scandal.