AI finds 56 new gravitational lens candidates using CNNs

Astronomers from the universities of Groningen, Naples and Bonn are using Convolutional Neural Networks to find new gravitational lens candidates in the night sky. The researchers published their method in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society in and explain how they found 56 new candidates.

Source: Earthsky.org. Image via ESA/Hubble & NASA/APOD.

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