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Artist’s rendering of NASA’s Kepler space telescope in the second phase of its life. Image courtesy of NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T PyleNASA’s Kepler space telescope, once thought “beyond repair,” has found a planet two and a half...
Illustration by Ruth Tam Giving back to the community is on most people’s to-do list, but it takes time and a commitment. A recent study from the National Conference on Citizenship shows that Millennials and teens are more likely to volunteer than...
Eighty-nine-year-old Kevin Bunnell and 16-year-old Mikinly Sullivan talk during a Cyber Seniors session, a program that pairs high school students with senior citizens who are interested in learning computer and internet skills. “She has...
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Photo by Flickr user Chase Carter. Editor’s Note: Michael Chwe studies game theory — as he says, “the mathematical analysis of strategic thinking.” In particular, he’s interested in how game theory shapes everyday life...
On Wednesday Sony Pictures canceled the release of “The Interview,” a movie about an assassination plot against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, after the nation’s largest theater chains had said they wouldn’t play the movie. Sony has...