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AIM is finally gone, but its impact in shaping internet culture lives on


Aol Instant Messenger was launched in 1997 and this week it officially died at 20. Its iconic running man symbol, away messages and buddy lists were all first steps, before tweets, emojis, Insta stories and such replaced them to become essential tools that we use daily to communicate and make new friends.Dec.15.2017


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  • Astronaut Scott Kelly's genes show long-term changes after a year in space

  • Pi in the Sky: How a NASA scientist uses Pi to look for life beyond Earth

  • How Stephen Hawking transformed the world of science


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