At the Moscow Open chess tournament, an AI-powered robot grabbed its opponent—a seven-year-old boy’s—index finger and gave it a firm squeeze, resulting in a fracture.
Plus: In an enticing comic, NASA engineer Nagin Cox details the disparity between Earth and Mars time and how living on Mars time slows you down.
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All this and more in this week’s edition of Last Week in Plain English.