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The Asteroid Was Shooting Rocks Into Space. ‘Were We Safe in Orbit?’

The Asteroid Was Shooting Rocks Into Space. ‘Were We Safe in Orbit?’

The Ryugu asteroid taken by JAXA’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft, left, whose shadow is visible; and a view of the asteroid Bennu taken by NASA’s Osiris-rex.
The Asteroid Was Shooting Rocks Into Space. ‘Were We Safe in Orbit?’

The Asteroid Was Shooting Rocks Into Space. ‘Were We Safe in Orbit?’

The Ryugu asteroid taken by JAXA’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft, left, whose shadow is visible; and a view of the asteroid Bennu taken by NASA’s Osiris-rex.
Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Scientists worry that with just tiny tweaks to data, neural networks can be fooled into committing “adversarial attacks” that mislead rather than help.
Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Scientists worry that with just tiny tweaks to data, neural networks can be fooled into committing “adversarial attacks” that mislead rather than help.
Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Scientists worry that with just tiny tweaks to data, neural networks can be fooled into committing “adversarial attacks” that mislead rather than help.
Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Scientists worry that with just tiny tweaks to data, neural networks can be fooled into committing “adversarial attacks” that mislead rather than help.
Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Scientists worry that with just tiny tweaks to data, neural networks can be fooled into committing “adversarial attacks” that mislead rather than help.
Trilobites: Saturn’s Rings Are Sculpted by a Crew of Mini-Moons

Trilobites: Saturn’s Rings Are Sculpted by a Crew of Mini-Moons

The tiny moon Pandora, right, outside Saturn's outermost ring, in a picture captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in 2014.
Matter: The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought

Matter: The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought

The mossy red-eyed frog is one of hundreds of species threatened by a virulent fungus that may be responsible for 90 extinctions in the past 50 years.
Matter: The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought

Matter: The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought

The mossy red-eyed frog is one of hundreds of species threatened by a virulent fungus that may be responsible for 90 extinctions in the past 50 years.
Matter: The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought

Matter: The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought

The mossy red-eyed frog is one of hundreds of species threatened by a virulent fungus that may be responsible for 90 extinctions in the past 50 years.
Matter: The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought

Matter: The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought

The mossy red-eyed frog is one of hundreds of species threatened by a virulent fungus that may be responsible for 90 extinctions in the past 50 years.
Trilobites: Saturn’s Rings Are Sculpted by a Crew of Mini-Moons

Trilobites: Saturn’s Rings Are Sculpted by a Crew of Mini-Moons

The tiny moon Pandora, right, outside Saturn's outermost ring, in a picture captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in 2014.
This Tarantula Became a Scientific Celebrity. Was It Poached From the Wild?

This Tarantula Became a Scientific Celebrity. Was It Poached From the Wild?

A new species of tarantula, Birupes simoroxigorum, was described from specimens alleged to have been taken illegally from Malaysia.
Apocalypse Next? Astronomers Find a Chunk of Planet Around a Distant, Dead Star

Apocalypse Next? Astronomers Find a Chunk of Planet Around a Distant, Dead Star

An artist’s impression of a chunk of metal debris circling the white dwarf SDSS J122859.93+10432.9, which lies 410 light-years away and exploded 100 million years ago.
Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same.

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same.

Astronaut Scott Kelly in the cupola of the International Space Station in 2011.
Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same.

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same.

Astronaut Scott Kelly in the cupola of the International Space Station in 2011.
Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same.

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same.

Astronaut Scott Kelly in the cupola of the International Space Station in 2011.
Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same.

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same.

Astronaut Scott Kelly in the cupola of the International Space Station in 2011.
Trilobites: How Fish May See Color in the Deep Ocean’s Darkness

Trilobites: How Fish May See Color in the Deep Ocean’s Darkness

A tube-eye fish. A study found it and other deep sea fishes have genes that may help them see many more blues and greens.
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