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Stories by David Kaiser

The Faster-Than-Light Telegraph That Wasn't

In 1981 physicist Nick Herbert leveraged strange features of quantum mechanics to design a superluminal communication system. The quest to uncover its subtle flaw led to a profound new understanding of the quantum world

May 29, 2012 — David Kaiser

When Fields Collide

The history of particle cosmology shows that science can benefit from wrenching changes

May 20, 2007 — David Kaiser