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Amazon’s Foray into Advanced AI with “Olympus”

Amazon is investing heavily in an advanced large language model (LLM) called “Olympus.” This model is reported to have 2 trillion parameters, potentially outstripping OpenAI’s GPT-4, which has one trillion. Project Confidentiality Details of the project have been kept under ..

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Record-Breaking Global Temperatures in 2023

The year 2023 is predicted to be the hottest year in the last 125,000 years, as stated by European Union scientists. October 2023 has set a new record as the hottest October recorded during this period. Magnitude of the October ..

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Discovery of the Lost Continent of Argoland

During the dinosaur era, Earth was home to supercontinents—massive landmasses comprising at least 75% of the Earth’s land. Pangea, Gondwana, and Pannotia are the most recognized recent supercontinents. Earlier supercontinents included Nuna (Columbia), Rodinia, and Ur. Argoland: The Vanished Supercontinent ..

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Venus’s Atmospheric Composition

Venus is unique in the solar system for its slow rotation, with a day on Venus lasting as long as 243 Earth days. This slow spin affects various aspects of its atmospheric behavior and composition. Production of Atomic Oxygen On ..

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Rare Red Aurora Spotted in Ladakh

The night sky observatories of Hanle and Merak in Ladakh recently witnessed a spectacular and rare event—a bright red aurora. This is an extraordinary occurrence for India, where such phenomena are infrequent. What are Auroras? Auroras are stunning light displays ..

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Mobile Phone Usage Linked to Low Sperm Count in Men: Study

Recent research has unveiled a connection between mobile phone usage and low sperm counts in men. Over the past five decades, global sperm counts have seen a decline of more than 50%. The study aims to shed light on the ..

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