When the sun is up, the stars shine: Astronomy in the age of artificial intelligence

When the stars are shining and the Milky Way is alive, how does it feel to be a little bit smarter than the rest of us?

In the words of some, the sun’s power to send signals from Earth to distant stars is too powerful.

So, why not let the stars help us?

And how will we be able to use the power of the sun to improve our lives?

The Globe and Mail is on the scene in London to hear from scientists and technologists about the future of artificial intelligences, or A.I.s.

They’re a booming field of research that’s bringing us a new era of communication and collaboration.

But they’re also a threat to the world’s existing civilization, which relies on the sun and its gravitational field to keep us alive.

In our first story about artificial intelligence, we ask if the sun has become a rogue superpower.

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