SA Special Editions Vol 32 Issue 3s

Special Edition

Volume 32, Issue 3s

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How the Inside of a Black Hole Is Secretly on the Outside

Mysterious “islands” help to explain what happens to information that falls into a black hole

How Much Does 'Nothing' Weigh?

The Archimedes experiment will weigh the void of empty space to help solve a big cosmic puzzle

Quantum Physics Falls Apart without Imaginary Numbers

Imaginary numbers—the square roots of negative numbers—are an inescapable part of quantum theory, a study shows

Physicists Make Matter out of Light to Find Quantum Singularities

Experiments that imitate solid materials with light waves reveal the quantum basis of exotic physical effects

Black Hole Discovery Helps to Explain Quantum Nature of the Cosmos

New insights from black hole research may elucidate the cosmological event horizon

Engineered Metamaterials Can Trick Light and Sound into Mind-Bending Behavior

Advanced materials can modify waves, creating optical illusions and useful technologies

The Exquisite Precision of Time Crystals

Exotic new states of matter contain patterns that repeat like clockwork

Rule-Breaking Particles Pop Up in Experiments around the World

Several physics measurements suggest that novel particles and forces exist in the universe

Is Our Universe a Hologram? Physicists Debate Famous Idea on Its 25th Anniversary

The Ads/CFT duality conjecture suggests our universe is a hologram, enabling significant discoveries in the 25 years since it was first proposed


From the Editor
Perpetual Puzzle
Astronomers Gear Up to Grapple with the High-Tension Cosmos
Physicists Find a Shortcut to Seeing an Elusive Quantum Glow
New Phase of Matter Opens Portal to Extra Time Dimension
The Universe Is Not Locally Real, and the Physics Nobel Prize Winners Proved It
JWST's First Glimpses of Early Galaxies Could Break Cosmology
Quantum Particles Aren't Spinning. So Where Does Their Spin Come From?
Researchers Use Quantum 'Telepathy' to Win an 'Impossible' Game
Graphic Science
Scientists Solve Star Spin Mystery