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Einstein Letters on Israel, Red Scare Go to Auction

JERUSALEM (AP) — A collection of letters written by Albert Einstein is set to go to auction next week, offering a new glimpse at the Nobel-winning physicist’s views on God, McCarthyism and what was then the newly established state of Israel. The [...]

Cyberwar Ignites a New Arms Race 

Dozens of countries amass cyberweapons, reconfigure militaries to meet threat. Damian Paletta, Danny Yadron and Jennifer Valentino-DeVries report: Countries toiled for years and spent billions of dollars to build elaborate facilities that would [...]

A Robot Just Passed the Self-Awareness Test

Roboticists at the Ransselaer Polytechnic Institute have built a trio of robots that were put through the classic ‘wise men puzzle’ test of self-awareness – and one of them passed. Duncan Geere reports: In the puzzle, a [...]