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In a previous Moment of Science, we learned all about the mysterious flying manhole covers that plague the streets of New York.
Now, a scientist named Cynthia Rudin leads an investigation that she hopes will crack the case wide open. The team has developed a computer algorithm to seek out the problem.
The only question that remains is: who will win? Manhole or machine?
- Machine Versus Manhole (ScienceNews)
- A Process for Predicting Manhole Event in Manhattan (ScholarsPortal)