Facebook hires CMU professors: fair or poaching?
Two Carnegie Mellon professors from the School of Computer Science have been hired by Facebook to head the company’s new Pittsburgh artificial intelligence lab.
Is this the start of a promising research collaboration? Or just another case of the academic poaching plaguing top universities around the country?SciTech | August 20, 2018
2018 Buhl Lecturer Robert Kirshner talks cosmology
“We live in a world in which visible matter isn’t the main kind of stuff.”
This is how renowned astronomer Robert Kirshner introduced dark energy and dark matter, two of the main topics of his 2018 Buhl Lecture.SciTech | April 30, 2018
NASA cancels only moon rover
Scientists working on NASA's only lunar rover in development, the Resource Prospector, have been told to end the project in May. The move has come as a shock to the research community.SciTech | April 30, 2018
Massive study puts numbers to STEM gender gapSciTech | April 23, 2018
SCS to collaborate with Sony on AI, robotics research
Electronics manufacturer Sony is partnering with Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science (SCS) to advance research in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. According to an April 18 press release, the research partnership will focus on designing robots specifically to carry out food service industry tasks, like preparing and serving food.SciTech | April 23, 2018