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Where Theory Meets Chalk, Dust Flies

This is what thought looks like. Ideas, and ideas about ideas. Suppositions and suspicions about relationships among abstract notions — shape, number, geometry, space — emerging through a fog of chalk dust, preferably of the silky Hagoromo chalk, originally from Japan, now made in South Korea. In these diagrams, mysteries are being born and solved. […]

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Stealing Lauri

LAURINBURG, N.C. — The swine kidnappers gathered at a North Carolina motel just before dusk. “Does everyone feel comfortable with the possibility of doing jail time?” Wayne Hsiung, an animal-rights activist, asked his volunteers, among them a barista, a third-grade schoolteacher and a Berkeley undergrad. They nodded. The risk would be worth it, Mr. Hsiung […]

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In Brazil, Architects Explore ‘the Logic of the Weave’

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — On a Tuesday afternoon in early July,Alison Grace Martin, the British artist and weaver, joined a steady stream of Paulistanos along the elevated freeway that curves through downtown São Paulo. The two-mile “Minhocão” (named after a mythic “gigantic earthworm”) was closed to cars that day. The only traffic was on foot […]

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Reliving the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Pictures

[Read all Times reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. | Sign up for the weekly Science Times email.] The moon is at once so close and so far. Neil Armstrong’s photograph of Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface remains one of the most recognizable and enduring images in history, in […]

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D-Day in Photos: Heroes of a More Certain Time

ImageAmerican troops landing at dawn on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.CreditRobert Capa/International Center of Photography and Magnum Photos LONDON — They went by air and by sea across the Channel to the beaches of Normandy. In history’s greatest amphibious invasion, almost 7,000 vessels and 11,500 airplanes supported the 156,000 Allied soldiers […]

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Heroes of a More Certain Time

ImageAmerican troops landing at dawn on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.CreditRobert Capa/International Center of Photography and Magnum Photos LONDON — They went by air and by sea across the Channel to the beaches of Normandy. In history’s greatest amphibious invasion, almost 7,000 vessels and 11,500 airplanes supported the 156,000 Allied soldiers […]

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The Shorebirds of Delaware Bay Are Going Hungry

REEDS BEACH, N.J. — On a recent spring day at this remote beach, hundreds of shorebirds flapped frantically beneath a net trapping them on the sand. Dozens of volunteers rushed to disentangle the birds and place them gently in covered crates. On a nearby sand dune, teams of scientists and volunteers attached metal leg bands, […]

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The Doctor Who Stayed Behind to Save Babies in His Long-Suffering Homeland

ImageAt the only pediatric hospital in the Central African Republic, children are being treated for malnourishment, not gunshot wounds and bombing injuries. That’s a sign of progress.CreditAshley Gilbertson for The New York Times BANGUI, Central African Republic — Dr. Jean Chrysostome Gody bounds down a stench-filled hallway in the Central African Republic’s only pediatric hospital, […]

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