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Yellow and orange colored light creates a ring around the edges of a black hole.

Why are black holes so camera shy?

April 10, 2020, marks the one year anniversary of when the Event Horizon Telescope released its revolutionary image of a black hole. Here’s how it was captured:

A woman and a child sit at a table with worksheets in front of them

7 ways to help your kids with math homework

As schools across the country remain closed as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are republishing this article as a resource for parents and caregivers taking on homeschooling responsibilities.…

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Supporting the Foundation of Fairness in AI

Artificial intelligence is everywhere – in your smartphone, your TV, your social media feed. That can be good. AI can give you everything from improved health care to personalized movie picks.…