Astronomy Talk: When Machines Take Over: Astronomy in the 21st Century

Professor X describes the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its many influences on modern astronomy. These range from automating analysis of billions of galaxies to detecting the unknown phenomena that hide within the night sky. AI will also revolutionize the approaches used to conduct and operate our telescopes, including Keck Observatory.

Guest Speaker

J. Xavier Prochaska

Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics

University of California Santa Cruz