Fundamental Science in the era of AI

Richard Armstrong · Bruce Bassett · Michelle Lochner · Nadeem Oozeer

Description: In this ICLR workshop, we will explore the intersection of big science and AI and the changing nature of good fundamental research in the era of pervasive AI. The workshop will also examine how AI can enhance the social good of Big Science, relevant for the African continent given that the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), which will be one of the largest astronomical endeavors ever undertaken, will be majority hosted in Africa. In addition this workshop aims to stimulate discussion across astronomy, cosmology and particle physics.