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  1. Space

    NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully bumped an asteroid onto a new path

    The spacecraft’s intentional crash into an asteroid changed the space rock’s orbit by more than 30 minutes — far more than expected.

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  2. Tech

    Can computers think? Why this is proving so hard to answer

    In 1950, Alan Turing proposed a test to tell a human from a computer. Today, that Turing test may tell us more about ourselves than about machines.

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  3. Space

    NASA’s DART spacecraft crashed into an asteroid — on purpose

    This mission could provide a blueprint for how to deflect a killer asteroid, if one is ever found headed for Earth.

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  4. Space

    Scientists Say: Telescope

    Almost everything we know about the universe around us, we know thanks to telescopes.

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  5. Tech

    No trees were harmed to 3-D print this piece of wood

    How clever! Scientists used print-speed adjustments to control how flat, 3-D printed shapes morph into complex wooden objects.

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  6. Tech

    Welcome to the metaverse

    The idea of the metaverse comes from science fiction. But technology could make such immersive virtual worlds a reality.

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  7. Tech

    Scientists Say: LED

    LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, light up TV screens, traffic lights and many other devices used in daily life.

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  8. Tech

    New stick-on ‘sonar’ device lets you watch your own heart beat

    This wearable patch might one day make personalized medicine affordable almost anywhere in the world.

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  9. Tech

    This leaping robot can out-jump anything — animal or machine

    Such a bounding bot might someday help explore the moon.

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