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July 23, 2021
In collaboration with the United States Navy's Underwater Archaeology Branch, I taught a computer how to recognize shipwrecks on the ocean floor from scans taken by aircraft and ships on the surface. The computer model we created is 92% accurate in finding known shipwrecks. The project focused on the coasts of the mainland U.S. and Puerto Rico. It is now ready to be used to find unknown or unmapped shipwrecks.
July 7, 2021
Observatory might be able to spot distant stars, but it can't hear a bunch of engineers holding their breath
Elliot Ackerman, Admiral James Stavridis
February 23, 2021
"Somewhere in that black hole was the Zheng He and the rest of the Chinese fleet. And she would be expected to find and destroy it."
December 30, 2020
Happy Holidays. This week we are reprinting our top stories of 2020. This article first appeared online in our "Outbreak" issue...By Steve Weiner
January 11, 2020
If a Ukrainian passenger plane was shot down in Iran on Wednesday, as American officials believe, it would join a long list of civilian aircraft brought down by armed forces.
By CALVIN WOODWARD and HOPE YEN
December 3, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump can't seem to get his facts straight when it comes to the Russia investigation. Facing pressure as his former advisers are caught lying by special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump is launching fresh attacks on the probe as politically biased and Mueller as hopelessly "conflicted." This runs counter to ethics experts in Trump's Justice Department who concluded that Mueller -- a Republican -- could fairly lead the probe into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.