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ABSTRACTIONS BLOG
 

Hologram Within a Hologram Hints at Fate of Black Holes

By CHARLIE WOOD

Calculations involving a higher dimension are guiding physicists toward a misstep in Stephen Hawking's legendary black hole analysis.

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ABSTRACTIONS BLOG(2018)
 

Why Stephen Hawking's Black Hole Puzzle Keeps Puzzling

By JENNIFER OUELLETTE 

The renowned British physicist, who died at 76, left behind a riddle that could eventually lead his successors to the theory of quantum gravity.

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ABSTRACTIONS BLOG(2017)
 

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

By NATALIE WOLCHOVER 

Physicists theorize that a new "traversable" kind of wormhole could resolve a baffling paradox and rescue information that falls into black holes.

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Q&A
 

The Architect of Modern Algorithms

By SUSAN D'AGOSTINO

Barbara Liskov pioneered the modern approach to writing code. She warns that the challenges facing computer science today can't be overcome with good design alone.

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
 

Computers Evolve a New Path Toward Human Intelligence

By MATTHEW HUTSON

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PLANETARY SCIENCE
 

Are Saturn's Rings Really as Young as the Dinosaurs?

By ROBIN GEORGE ANDREWS

A surprisingly youthful estimate of the age of the rings has stirred a backlash. At stake is our best clue for understanding where the rings came from in the first place.

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PLANETARY SCIENCE
 

Wandering Space Rocks Help Solve Mysteries of Planet Formation

By REBECCA BOYLE

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
 

Playing Hide-and-Seek, Machines Invent New Tools

By STEPHEN ORNES

After millions of games, machine learning algorithms found creative solutions and unexpected new strategies that could transfer to the real world.

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MACHINE LEARNING
 

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Science

By DAN FALK

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PODCAST
 

The Brain Maps Out Ideas and Memories Like Spaces

Podcast by SUSAN VALOT; article by JORDANA CEPELEWICZ

Emerging evidence suggests that the brain encodes abstract knowledge in the same way that it represents positions in space, which hints at a more universal theory of cognition.

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