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Artificial intelligence is helping NASA understand exactly how an exposed lava lake on Mount Erta Ale in Ethiopia is changing.

March 24, 2017 How A.I. Captured a Volcano's Changing Lava Lake

Artificial intelligence is helping NASA understand exactly how an exposed lava lake in Ethiopia is changing. On January 21, a fissure opened at the top of Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano -- one of the few in the world with an active lava lake in its caldera. Volcanologists sent out requests for NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft to image the eruption, …

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An ESA telescope has revealed stars forming within powerful outflows of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies.

March 27, 2017 Stars Born in Winds from Supermassive Black Holes

Observations using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have revealed stars forming within powerful outflows of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies. These are the first confirmed observations of stars forming in this kind of extreme environment. The discovery has many consequences for understanding galaxy properties and evolution. The results are published in the journal Nature. A …

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