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Stories by Jennifer Ouellette

Bidding a Fond Farewell

Cocktail Party Physics bids farewell to the Scientific American blog network, but you can still find Jennifer Ouellette covering science news at Gizmodo.

September 1, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette

Physics Week in Review: August 22, 2015

Metamaterials make magnetic "wormholes", the case for complex dark matter, and solving the mystery of interweaved phone books are among this week's physics highlights.

August 22, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette

Physics Week in Review: July 11, 2015

Why puddles stop spreading, five ways physics affects your gas mileage, and calculating how long it would take to drive to Pluto are among this week's physics highlights.

July 11, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette

Physics Week in Review: July 4, 2015

Solving the mystery of how glass forms, Space-X Falcon 9 crashes and burns, and the physics of those no-stick ketchup bottles are among this week's physics highlights.

July 4, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette

Physics Week in Review: June 27, 2015

Why neutron stars are kinda like black holes, robots that mimic how fish swim, and how gravity might doom Schroedinger's cat are among this week's physics highlights.

June 27, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette

Physics Week in Review: June 20, 2015

A fifth tau neutrino, graphene makes the world's thinnest lightbulb, and how you can measure the Earth's axial tilt this solstice are among this week's physics highlights.

June 20, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette

Physics Week in Review: June 13, 2015

The physics of butterfly flight, the universe as a fruitcake, and all the things we still don't understand about water are among this week's physics highlights.

June 13, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette

Physics Week in Review: June 6, 2015

Pluto's moons tumble in order, celebrating 20 years of Bose-Einstein condensates, and insight into the Coriolis effect are among this week's physics highlights.

June 6, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette and Jennifer Ouellette

Physics Week in Review: May 16, 2015

The first results from the upgraded Large Hadron Collider, syntactic foam, a Fibonacci clock, and a worm with a fractal nose glove are among this week's highlights.

May 16, 2015 — Jennifer Ouellette