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NASA Curiosity Rover Spike Rock Formation Mars
NASA’s Curiosity rover has been chugging along for nearly a decade now, and its latest photographs most certainly do not disappoint. The Mars doorway it captured a while ago started all the social media buzz, but these spike-like rock formations are just as bizarre. SETI Institute researchers claims that they are basically cemented fillings of ancient fractures in a sedimentary rock.

Dall-E2 Artificial Intelligence New Language
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Researcher and Computer Science PhD student Giannis Daras has uncovered a secret language that DALL·E 2, a cutting edge text-to-image artificial intelligence generator, has created. It’s believed that DALL·E 2 makes up its own words to make sense of the images it generates. Daras then fed these words back to the system and apparently, the AI understood exactly what it was reading.

Expanding Hole Optical Illusion Explained
Photo credit: Suren Manvelyan
The Expanding Hole optical illusion has been causing a stir online today, and for good reason. Many – up to 86% of the people surveyed – will perceive the central black hole to be expanding, as if you’re moving into a dark environment, or falling into a hole. Put simply, it consists of a circular smear or shadow gradient of the central black hole evoking a marked impression of optic flow, as if you are heading forward into a hole or tunnel.

University of Cambridge Algae Computer
Photo credit: Paolo Bombelli
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have created an algae-powered computer that has been running continuously for 6-months. It’s comparable to an AA battery and contains a type of non-toxic algae called Synechocystis that naturally harvests energy from the sun through photosynthesis. The algae generates a tiny electrical current that then interacts with an aluminum electrode to power a microprocessor.