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A new exhibit by classical portrait painter Agnieska Pilat seeks to bring out the “essence” of her most recent sitters: Boston Dynamics’ Spot and Atlas.
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A new book goes micro to show the wonderful world of close-up chemical reactions.
A new study modeled whether we could find intelligent life on another planet—by looking for its pollution.
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