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Rich Isaacson, seen in his backyard in Pentagon City, Va., wrote his thesis on gravitational waves and says he always thought their existence would be proved sometime during his career. But he didn't realize that trying to see them would become his career. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics

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Microsoft Updates Old System To Respond To New Threat

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White House Pushes To Report 'Political Bias' By Social Media Companies

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Experts Talk Best Practices For Facial Recognition Technology

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At the European Union law enforcement agency Europol on Thursday, authorities announced details of a coordinated operation to dismantle an international cybercrime network. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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A Republican observer looks at a ballot during a hand recount last November in Broward County, Fla. Florida officials and lawmakers are still learning about cyberattacks there. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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'Possible' More Counties Than Now Known Were Hacked In 2016, Fla. Delegation Says

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U.S. Telecommunications Networks Barred From Using Foreign Suppliers

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Summit In Paris Leads To Pledge To Fight Online Extremism

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The Huawei Technologies Ltd. business location in Plano, Texas. Trump's executive order does not name Huawei, but it appears to be directed at the Chinese telecom manufacturer. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Dr. Randall Bly, an assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine who practices at Seattle Children's Hospital, uses the experimental smartphone app and a paper funnel to check his daughter's ear. Dennis Wise/University of Washington hide caption

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