Wednesday, November 29, 2023

g-f(2)1655 AI Unveils Hidden Crystals: A DeepMind Breakthrough

 

genioux Fact post by Fernando Machuca and ChatGPT


Lighthouse of the Big Picture of the Digital Age


"genioux Wisdom Unveiled (gWU): Unpacking Knowledge with ChatGPT" Series

Angel sponsors                  Monthly sponsors


Unlocking the Secrets of 2.2 Million Novel Crystals


In a groundbreaking leap for material science, Google DeepMind has harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to discover a staggering 2.2 million previously unknown crystal structures. Published in Nature, this remarkable achievement is poised to reshape the landscape of materials research and innovation.


Crystalline Diversity Unleashed


Crystals, with their diverse applications ranging from solar panels to microchips, are an expansive family of compounds defined by their repeating atomic structures. DeepMind's machine-learning tool, aptly named gnome (Graph Networks for Materials Exploration), ventured beyond the known realms, using existing chemical structure libraries to predict and unveil an extraordinary array of 2.2 million new crystal structures, each a scientific novelty.


Lighthouse of the Big Picture of the Digital Age


Validation Through Synthesis


To validate the accuracy of gnome's predictions, DeepMind collaborated with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley. Out of 58 compounds selected from the predictions, an impressive 41 were successfully synthesized in just over two weeks. Notably, since the initiation of DeepMind's research, over 700 additional crystals have been produced by various research groups.


Potential Game-Changers Revealed


DeepMind's commitment to advancing research doesn't end with predictions. The company has made a subset of what they consider the 381,000 most stable structures publicly available. This subset holds many promising crystals, including thousands with structures conducive to superconductivity and several hundred potential lithium-ion conductors, a boon for battery technologies.


Lighthouse of the Big Picture of the Digital Age


Beyond the Surface: The AI Exploration Continues


Aron Walsh, a materials scientist at Imperial College London, acknowledges the significance of DeepMind's work but emphasizes that this is just the beginning. The vast universe of materials extends beyond crystals, from amorphous solids to gases and liquids. DeepMind's focus on crystals forming under specific conditions opens the door to a broader exploration of materials.


Lighthouse of the Big Picture of the Digital Age


Unveiling Hidden Rules


While the practical utility of the 2.2 million new crystals is yet to be determined, the techniques employed by DeepMind's AI offer invaluable insights. Beyond crystal predictions, AI could unravel the elusive rules governing their formation. One notable discovery by DeepMind challenges prior assumptions, revealing thousands of senary crystals previously thought to be rare.


A Future of Possibilities


Lighthouse of the Big Picture of the Digital Age


The question of whether these newfound crystals will find practical applications remains open, but the potential for groundbreaking discoveries is evident. DeepMind's foray into the uncharted territories of crystal structures not only expands the materials repository but also sets the stage for a more profound understanding of how these materials form.


As Ekin Dogus Cubuk at DeepMind points out, the journey has just begun. The implications of this AI-driven exploration extend far beyond the discovery of crystals, promising a future where artificial intelligence guides scientists through the vast landscape of materials science, saving time and opening doors to unprecedented innovations.



REFERENCE

The GK Article


A Google AI has discovered 2.2m materials unknown to science, The Economist, November 29, 2023.



Bing Chatbot: The Economist


"The Economist" is a British weekly newspaper that is printed in a magazine format and also published digitally¹. It was founded in 1843 by Scottish economist James Wilson¹. The publication focuses on current affairs, international business, politics, technology, and culture¹. 


The Economist is known for its social-libertarian slant and maintains that free markets provide the best method of running economies and governments³. It has a pronounced editorial stance around classical, social, and most notably economic liberalism¹. Despite this, it is seen as having little reporting bias, and is known for its rigorous fact-checking and strict copyediting¹.


The newspaper is owned by The Economist Group, with its core editorial offices in the United States, as well as across major cities in continental Europe, Asia, and the Middle East¹. In 2019, its average global print circulation was over 909,476; this, combined with its digital presence, runs to over 1.6 million¹.


The Economist is supplemented by its sister lifestyle magazine, 1843, and a variety of podcasts, films, and books¹. Individual articles are written anonymously, with no byline, in order for the paper to speak as one collective voice¹..


Source: Conversation with Bing, 11/21/2023

(1) The Economist - Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Economist.

(2) The Economist | British Magazine & Global News Source. https://www.britannica.com/topic/The-Economist.

(3) News Summaries | The Economist. https://www.economist.com/news-summaries.

(4) The Economist Review 2023 | Moneywise. https://moneywise.com/news/economy/the-economist-review.

(5) Getty Images. https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/atmosphere-at-the-economist-and-sothebys-present-the-art-of-news-photo/818427682.



The categorization and citation of the genioux Fact post


Categorization


This genioux Fact post is classified as Breaking Knowledge which means: Insights for comprehending the forces molding our world and making sense of news and trends.



Type: Breaking Knowledge, Free Speech


g-f(2)1655: The Juice of Golden Knowledge


Lighthouse of the Big Picture of the Digital Age


References


genioux facts”: The online program on "MASTERING THE BIG PICTURE OF THE DIGITAL AGE”, g-f(2)1655, AI Unveils Hidden Crystals: A DeepMind Breakthrough, Fernando Machuca and ChatGPT,  November 29, 2023, Genioux.com Corporation.


genioux facts”: The online program on "MASTERING THE BIG PICTURE OF THE DIGITAL AGE”, g-f(2)1601, genioux Wisdom Unveiled (gWU): Navigating the Terrain of GenAI Costs with CEO InsightFernando Machuca and ChatGPT,  November 17, 2023, Genioux.com Corporation.


“genioux facts”: The online program on "MASTERING THE BIG PICTURE OF THE DIGITAL AGE”, g-f(2)1594Navigating the World with AI - The Realities of AI-Powered Travel Planning, Fernando Machuca and ChatGPT, November 16, 2023, Genioux.com Corporation.


“genioux facts”: The online program on "MASTERING THE BIG PICTURE OF THE DIGITAL AGE”, g-f(2)1594Empowering Independence - Microsoft's Collaboration with Be My Eyes and ChatGPT-4, Fernando Machuca and ChatGPT, November 15, 2023, Genioux.com Corporation.


genioux facts”: The online program on "MASTERING THE BIG PICTURE OF THE DIGITAL AGE”, g-f(2)1593Unlocking Productivity: A Dive into AI Tools with ChatGPTFernando Machuca and ChatGPT,  November 15, 2023, Genioux.com Corporation.


genioux facts”: The online program on "MASTERING THE BIG PICTURE OF THE DIGITAL AGE”, g-f(2)1592genioux Wisdom Unveiled (gWU): Unpacking Knowledge with ChatGPTFernando Machuca and ChatGPT,  November 15, 2023, Genioux.com Corporation.


g-f(2)1592 genioux Wisdom Unveiled (gWU): Unpacking Knowledge with ChatGPT


The genioux facts program has established a robust foundation of over 1654 Big Picture of the Digital Age posts [g-f(2)1 - g-f(2)1654].

Featured "genioux fact"

Unlock Your Greatness: Today's Daily Dose of g-f Golden Knowledge (February 2024)

  Updated on February 20, 2024. genioux GK Nugget of the Day (2/7/2024) " genioux facts " presents daily the list of the most rece...

Popular genioux facts, Last 30 days