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Stories by Tim Folger

The Race to Replace the Kilogram

The long-running effort to ditch the decaying, 19th-century artifact that defines the kilogram nears its conclusion

February 1, 2017 — Tim Folger
Can We Keep Getting Smarter?

Can We Keep Getting Smarter?

Ever rising IQ scores suggest that future generations will make us seem like dimwits in comparison

February 2, 2015 — Tim Folger

Waiting for the Higgs

Even as the last protons spin through the most successful particle accelerator in history, physicists hope to conjure one final triumph

October 1, 2011 — Tim Folger

Contact: The Day After

If we are ever going to pick up a signal from E.T., it is going to happen soon, astronomers say. And we already have a good idea how events will play out

January 3, 2011 — Tim Folger
Stories by Tim Folger

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