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yesterday at 15:00. Facebook
From the Turing Test to Alphago - what are the biggest developments in the history of machine learning? Our timeline: [ Ow.ly Link ]
From the Turing Test to Alphago what are the biggest developments in
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The Royal Society
yesterday at 08:30. Facebook
What did a university syllabus look like in the 1500s? Take a rare look at a textbook - Margarita Philosophica - 'the pearl of wisdom' (1503) [ Ow.ly Link ] Objectivity
Konstantinos Michailidis
Peter Geophysics
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/29/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
In this special Objectivity episode, Professor Michael Merrifield joins the team to look at the legacy of the Herschel family, and their significant contributions to astronomy.

From an original hand-drawn map of the Milky Way, to Jon Herschel's planetary nebula drawings, the team look at how the astronomers operated at the limits of what the human eye could see [ Ow.ly Link ]...
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In this special Objectivity episode Professor Michael Merrifield joins the team to
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The Royal Society
04/29/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Happy International Astronomy Day! Here's to all those curious star-gazers & wonderful astronomers, who have taught us much about the universe we know today [ Ow.ly Link ]
Happy International Astronomy Day Heres to all those curious stargazers wonderfu
Maamar AR
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/28/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Discover the scrapbooks of old as Objectivity dig deep into the Royal Society archives [ Ow.ly Link ]
Discover the scrapbooks of old as Objectivity dig deep into the Royal Society archives
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/28/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
What are the potential socio-economic impacts of machine learning over the next decade? [ Ow.ly Link ]
What are the potential socioeconomic impacts of machine learning over the next decade
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/27/2017 at 16:12. Facebook
Introducing the unorthodox 'granny style' throw. Scientific analysis reveals the underarm technique is the optimal way to take a free throw in basketball [ Ow.ly Link ]
Introducing the unorthodox granny style throw Scientific analysis reveals the un

'Granny style' is best way to take a basketball free throw, study shows

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The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/27/2017 at 14:05. Facebook
For all those who've ever thrown underarm at basketball, this is for you! [ Ow.ly Link ]
For all those who've ever thrown underarm at basketball this is for you

'Granny style' is best way to take a basketball free throw, study shows

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The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/27/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
A new way to protect proteins could change how we deliver vaccines and other medicines around the world [ Ow.ly Link ] University of Bath
A new way to protect proteins could change how we deliver vaccines
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/26/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
The US seismologist & physicist Charles Richter, who created the Richter magnitude scale, was born #onthisday 1900 [ Ow.ly Link ]
The US seismologist physicist Charles Richter who created the Richter magnitude scale
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/26/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
Brady and Keith investigate two 17th century treasure chests unopened in decades, but what will they find? Objectivity [ Ow.ly Link ]
Jenny Boyd
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04/25/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Today, we launch our major new report on machine learning & the socio-economic impacts of this technology [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today we launch our major new report on machine learning the socioeconomic
Jorge Hernández García
Rafael Ramirez
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The Royal Society
04/25/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
The Italian electrical engineer, Guglielmo Marconi, oft credited as the inventor of the radio, was born #onthisday in 1874.

Marconi was known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. He shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun in recognition of their contributions to the...
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The Italian electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi oft credited as the inventor of
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Deepak Kumar
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/25/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
Happy #WorldPenguinDay! Spot your favourite with this brilliant citizen science project [ Ow.ly Link ]
(Image - Peppermint Narwhal Creative)
Happy WorldPenguinDay Spot your favourite with this brilliant citizen science project
Jane Watson
Pollyanna Maksymiw
Gordon Brown
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
04/24/2017 at 08:45. Facebook
One of several theories about the origins of the “hobbit” species [ Ow.ly Link ]
One of several theories about the origins of the “hobbit” species

'Hobbit' species did not evolve from ancestor of modern humans, research finds

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What was the first man-made object to land on another world? Objectivity investigate in the Society archives [ Ow.ly Link ]
What was the first manmade object to land on another world Objectivity
Deborah Fishburn
Luis Angel Buenaventura Ayala
Peter Geophysics
German theoretical physicist, Max Planck, whose discovery of energy quanta won him the Nobel Prize, was born #OTD

As the originator of quantum theory, he revolutionised human understanding of atomic and subatomic processes. In 1948, German scientific institution, the Kaiser Wilhelm Society, was renamed as the Max Planck Society [ Ow.ly Link ]
German theoretical physicist Max Planck whose discovery of energy quanta won him
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Garry Smith
Often referred to as the "father" of the atomic bomb, US theoretical physicist J Robert Oppenheimer, was born #onthisday in 1904.

Oppenheimer made important contributions to the theory of cosmic ray showers, and in the 1930s, was the first to write papers suggesting the existence of what we today call black holes [ Ow.ly Link ]
Often referred to as the father of the atomic bomb US theoretical
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Italian neurologist Rita Levi-Montalcini, who won the Nobel Prize with colleague Stanley Cohen for their discovery of nerve growth factor, was born #onthisday in 1909 [ Ow.ly Link ]
Italian neurologist Rita LeviMontalcini who won the Nobel Prize with colleague Stanley
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