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Curious Kids: What Started The Big Bang?

In the beginning, the Universe expanded very, very fast. Flickr/Jamie, CC BY-SA This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. […]

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Six Mysteries Of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot observed by Juno in July 2017. .NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill NASA has released beautiful new images from humanity’s closest encounter with Jupiter’s majestic Great Red Spot. On July 11, the Juno spacecraft passed about 5,600 […]

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Is Artificial Intelligence A (Job) Killer?

This image was produced by the AI algorithm of the neural network ‘Deep Dream Generator’. lylejk/flickr There’s no shortage of dire warnings about the dangers of artificial intelligence these days. Modern prophets, such as physicist Stephen […]