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The band of turquoise across the moon, caught during a total lunar eclipse on December 21, 2010, is from sunlight filtered through the ozone layer. Image by Alan Dyer and spaceweather.com For 59 minutes early Wednesday morning, the moon will turn an...
A decades-long study from the Center for American Progress shows teachers thought that African American students were 47 percent, and Hispanic students were 42 percent, less likely to graduate college than white students, the report said. (Photo...
Brian Hart’s technique of “light drawing” results in otherworldly images that are half photograph, half drawing. In his newest project, Hart combines a series of exposures — sometimes more than 200 — to create a single mosaic image....
Colorado University – Boulder students Daniel Almodovar and Stephen Shaw are both undecided voters. They are unhappy with partisan gridlock and blame both political parties and the President. Photo by Bo Birkeland / RMCR Editor’s Note: Much...
With more states loosening early voting rules, voters are finding a way to get their vote to the polls early. Map by PBS NewsHour Election Day is still a month away, but more than half the country has already either sent out absentee ballots or...
Robots are leading the second machine age, automating not just physical tasks, but cognitive function as well. Photo by Flickr user Gregory Lee.As industrial robots continue to acquire cognitive skills, machines will replace one in three human...