NASA To Reveal Exoplanet Discovery Thursday Written 11 December 2017

SPACE reported that NASA will hold a press conference at 1 PM EST Thursday “to reveal a new discovery made by its prolific Kepler space telescope, which has been searching the heavens for alien worlds since 2009.” NASA officials wrote in a statement to media, “The discovery was made by researchers using machine learning from Google. Machine learning is an approach to artificial intelligence, and demonstrates new ways of analyzing Kepler data.” NASA Astrophysics Division Director Paul Hertz, Google AI Senior Software Engineer Christopher Shallue, NASA Astronomer Andrew Vanderburg, and NASA Kepler Project Scientist Jessie Dotson will take part in the press conference.
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