AI learns and recreates Nobel-winning physics experiment via TechCrunch

Via: http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/16/ai-learns-and-recreates-nobel-winning-physics-experiment/

Kudo to Chris Braithwaite for the link.
A big deal in science today out of Australia National University. ANU seems to be a leading research center for AI research in the world.

“Australian physicists, perhaps searching for a way to shorten the work week, have created an AI that can run and even improve a complex physics experiment with little oversight. The research could eventually allow human scientists to focus on high-level problems and research design, leaving the nuts and bolts to a robotic lab assistant….”