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Giancarlo Elia Valori

Humanoid robot Sophia draws on a plastic plate before auctioning her own NFT artwork, i Hong Kong, March, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Artificial intelligence and moral issues – the essence of robotics

Are intelligent robots a threat to humanity? It is anyway only a matter of time before they become self-aware, or will it be the next step in human evolution? An in-depth look into some of the most burning questions of our time

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Israel's first spacecraft designed to land on the moon lifts off on the first privately-funded lunar mission at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Israel and the moon effect: from Beresheet to the Lunar Library

An in-depth analysis of Israel’s Genesis mission, which came close to making history and landing on the moon. Why did it fail, and what’s in store for the next attempt?