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Possible U.S. government shutdown: Information for the MIT research community

How do reasonable people disagree?

Image: Jose-Luis Olivares, MIT

Bright flash leads astronomers to a heavy-metal factory 900 million light years away

Image: A. Simonnet (Sonoma State University) and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

From a five-layer graphene sandwich, a rare electronic state emerges

Image: Sampson Wilcox, RLE

Study: Deep neural networks don’t see the world the way we do

Image: MIT News

How adults understand what kids are saying

Image: Jose-Luis Olivares, MIT

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Photo of MIT columns and sky
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Illustration of two faces in profile, facing away from each other
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Artist rendition of two neutron stars beginning to merge
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Illustration of four colored spheres and magnetic relationship
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Illustration of bear profile against background of colorful eyes
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Comic illustration of baby speaking to adult