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Joe's Big Idea

Young Astronomer Uses Artificial Intelligence To Discover 2 Exoplanets

A team led by an undergraduate student at the University of Texas, Austin has found two new planets by using artificial intelligence to sift through data from NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope.

Kool in the Summer Freddie Joachim
Quick Freddie Joachim

"The optimist in me says in three years we can train this tool to read mammograms as well as an average radiologist," says Connie Lehman, chief of breast imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Training A Computer To Read Mammograms As Well As A Doctor

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Black Balloons Local Natives

President Trump at the signing ceremony for the First Step Act in December. While some prisoners are benefiting from reduced sentences, implementation of other aspects of the law has been hit with delays. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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3 Months Into New Criminal Justice Law, Success For Some And Snafus For Others

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The Twilight Zone Marco Beltrami, Brandon Roberts
Twilight Zone: The Movie Jerry Goldsmith & The London Symphony Orchestra
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I Want Some Burgers and Fries Eugene Mirman, Kristen Schaal, Aziz Ansari, Dan Mintz
Raw Hamburger Kool & the Gang

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Young Astronomer Uses Artificial Intelligence To Discover 2 Exoplanets

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Emotion Fyze

Arthur Brooks, seen speaking at Georgetown University in 2015, has a new book called Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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'Love Your Enemies' ... And Maaaybe You'll Get Them To Agree With You

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Checc Me Out Nipsey Hussle feat. Cobby Supreme & Dom Kennedy
New Beginnings Kupla
Evening Tide Kupla feat. Philanthrope
Silhouette Distant.Lo
Leaving Distant.Lo

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What You Need To Know About The 2020 Census

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Glimmering Lights The Album Leaf
Back to the Start (Daedelus Remix) The Album Leaf, Daedelus
Deep Sleep Devo

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