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Angkor Wat

HIDDEN HISTORY Scientists are retelling the story of Angkor Wat, a medieval temple built in the 12th century by a powerful Khmer ruler.

equations for circuitry of electronic combination lock

Claude Shannon, born 100 years ago, devised the mathematical representation of information that made the digital era possible. Shown above are the equations he developed to mathematically describe how the circuitry in an electronic combination lock functions.

brain map

ALL OVER THE MAP  The brain areas that respond to the meaning of words speckle much of the cerebral cortex, the wrinkly outer layer of the brain.

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