Answers on the Web vary from a few thousand meters to 48 kilometers. Now a pair of physicists have carried out an experiment to find out.
A new way of analyzing disagreement on social media reveals that arguments in the Twittersphere look like fireworks.
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Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
When it comes to robotic flocks, do you control each machine individually or the entire swarm overall? A new programming language allows both.
Matching an infrared image of a face to its visible light counterpart is a difficult task, but one that deep neural networks are now coming to grips with.
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Google compromised the security of its Android operating system by giving up the ability to push out security patches.
Record low auction prices indicate an unsustainable solar rush is accelerating.