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British researchers at the University of Warwick developed a computer algorithm to scan through old NASA data and analyze thousands of potential planets. The artificial intelligence (AI) examined findings of a deep space telescope and distinguished genuine exoplanets from false-positive ones, leading the AI to confirm 50 exoplanets.
The Kennedy family has never before lost an election in Massachusetts — until today’s defeat of Joe Kennedy III to the winner, Ed Markey. For the first time in 50 years, there will be no Kennedys in elected office.
At 1:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, Hurricane Laura roared onto the shores of Louisiana and Texas. According to the National Hurricane Center, Laura clocked in at 150 miles per hour, surpassing the strength of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. What surprised many about this current storm, is that it quickly elevated from a tropical storm to a Category 4 hurricane — overnight. Hurricane Laura rolled through with considerable damage, leaving many residents without power and water for the foreseeable future.