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A computer simulation shows how our sun and Earth warp space and time, or spacetime, represented here with a green grid in this image released in Washington February 11, 2016. Photo: Reuters
The collision of two black holes holes - a tremendously powerful event detected for the first time ever by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO - is seen in this still image from a computer simulation released in Washington February 11, 2016. Photo: Reuters
A Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) technician performs a Large optic inspection in this undated photo released by Caltech/MIT/LIGO Laboratory on February 8, 2016. Photo: Reuters
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1860326_Just what are Einstein’s gravitational waves?
Just what are Einstein’s gravitational waves?

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Evidence grows for Zika role in brain damage

Evidence grows for Zika role in brain damage

PARIS — Evidence piled up yesterday (Dec 12) implicating the Zika virus in a surge of brain damaged babies in Latin America, with two reports of the disease found in the neural...

Obama reveals his inner nerd, picks Mars companions

Obama reveals his inner nerd, picks Mars companions

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama said he would want both brains and brawn beside him should he ever end up on Mars, an interview with the self-described “nerd” in Popular...

Fish, other mosquitoes now warriors in Zika battle

Fish, other mosquitoes now warriors in Zika battle

EL SALVADOR — With larva-chomping fish and genetically modified insects, Latin Americans are deploying legions of little helpers to destroy mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus in...