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In fiction, artificial intelligence is often seen a menace that allows robots to take over and enslave humanity. While some share these concerns in real life, a researcher suggests the robot-conquest might be more subtle than imagined. According to Moshe Vardi, director of the Institute for Information Technology at Rice University in Texas, in the coming 30 years, advanced robots will threaten tens of millions of jobs.
For the first time, the rotation of an exoplanet – a planet outside the Solar System – has been observed directly. Considering it's only been 12 years since the first direct observation of planets outside the Solar System, the achievement is remarkable.
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