geology

GANs for Good: Digitizing Sketches of the Earth’s Surface with the AI Behind Deep Fakes

Scientists in IBM Research-Brazil developed a method based on GANs and hand sketches to generate realistic synthetic seismic images.

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Big oil’s next gusher is at the nanoscale

Last year the world consumed almost 97 million barrels of oil per day. What if I told you that many more barrels still remain in those same wells? Deep inside the rock, 60 percent and more of a reservoir’s oil remains trapped in capillaries which are sometimes only tens to hundreds of nanometers wide (For […]

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