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Patient US collectors display their prizes in contemporary Chinese arts
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Pentagon demonstrates humanoid robot

Moving its hands as if it were dealing cards and walking with a bit of a swagger, a Pentagon-financed humanoid robot named Atlas made its first public appearance last week.

14 Jul 2013 - 1:49AM

Moving its hands as if it were dealing cards and walking with a bit of a swagger, a Pentagon-financed humanoid robot named Atlas made its first public appearance last week.

Pentagon demonstrates humanoid robot
Mathematician makes prime number breakthrough

Three and five are prime numbers - that is, they are divisible only by one and by themselves. So are five and seven. And 11 and 13. And for each of these pairs of prime numbers, the difference is two. Mathematicians have long believed that there are an infinite number of such pairs, called twin primes, meaning that there will always be a larger pair than the largest one found.

26 May 2013 - 4:35AM

Three and five are prime numbers - that is, they are divisible only by one and by themselves. So are five and seven. And 11 and 13. And for each of these pairs of prime numbers, the difference is two. Mathematicians have long believed that there are an infinite number of such pairs, called twin primes, meaning that there will always be a larger pair than the largest one found.

Mathematician makes prime number breakthrough
How they see it
13 Jun 2016 - 12:45PM
How they see it
Obama's goal is 'smart government'
Cosmic fatigue means fewer new stars being formed

It's evening in the universe. The stars we have are dying, and we're not making new ones the way we used to. 

25 Nov 2012 - 4:01AM

It's evening in the universe. The stars we have are dying, and we're not making new ones the way we used to. 

Cosmic fatigue means fewer new stars being formed
Amazon founder turns his eyes to the Washington Post

In the relentlessly efficient world of Jeffrey Bezos, Amazon employees quickly learn when they have over-taxed the attention of their chief executive. He quietly pulls out his smartphone and starts replying to e-mails. In extreme cases, Bezos will walk out.

13 Jun 2016 - 12:45PM

In the relentlessly efficient world of Jeffrey Bezos, Amazon employees quickly learn when they have over-taxed the attention of their chief executive. He quietly pulls out his smartphone and starts replying to e-mails. In extreme cases, Bezos will walk out.

Amazon founder turns his eyes to the Washington Post
Animals try to mate with those of other species - but why?
UN control of internet rejected by Western nations