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Stephen Hawking’s New Lecture, “Do Black Holes Have No Hair?,” Animated with Chalkboard Illustrations

You can now hear in full on the BBC’s website the first part of Stephen Hawking’s 2016 Reith Lecture—‘Do Black Holes Have No Hair?’ Just above, listen to Hawking’s lecture while you follow along with an animated chalkboard on which artist Andrew Park sketches out the key points in helpful images and diagrams. We alerted you to the coming lecture this past Tuesday, and we also pointed you toward the paper Hawking recently posted online, ‘Soft Hair on Black Holes,’ co-authored with Malcolm J.

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Wireless Technology Innovations Lead the Way to a Smartly Connected Future

Rapid growth in demands for wireless data, from mobile devices to networked cars and smart power grids, has created a pressing need for faster, more robust internet connections and broader coverage. The next-generation of wireless, mobile technologies on the horizon, including 5G, will provide unprecedented internet connectivity that is much faster than current standards. This collection of recent MIT Technology Review content focuses on how the latest in wireless technologies are opening up a new world of richer and more significant data and video experiences.

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3Q: Thomas Levenson on the hunt for Vulcan, the missing planet

A new book from Thomas Levenson, director of the MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing, details the scientific search for the planet Vulcan – before Albert Einstein halted the quest.