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100 Years Ago, a Quantum Experiment Explained Why We Don't Fall through Our Chairs
Quantum Physics

100 Years Ago, a Quantum Experiment Explained Why We Don't Fall through Our Chairs

The basic concept of quantum spin provides an understanding of a vast range of physical phenomena

By Davide Castelvecchi
What We Learned from the Perseverance Rover's First Year on Mars
Planetary Science

What We Learned from the Perseverance Rover's First Year on Mars

Despite some unexpected challenges, team members are setting lofty goals for the rover in 2022

By Nadia Drake

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  • From the Editor

    Humans and the Quantum Experience

  • News

    Astronomers Find First Ever Rogue Black Hole Adrift in the Milky Way

  • Hypersonic Weapons Can't Hide from New Eyes in Space

  • U.S. Project Reaches Major Milestone toward Practical Fusion Power

  • How Light Is a Neutrino? The Answer Is Closer Than Ever

  • Record-Breaking Supernova Is Part of a New Class of Objects

  • Quantum Friction Explains Water's Freaky Flow

  • Could Echoes from Colliding Black Holes Prove Stephen Hawking's Greatest Prediction?

  • Opinion

    Does Quantum Mechanics Reveal That Life Is But a Dream?

  • Whistleblowers Make Spaceflight Safer, Says Witness to Apollo Tragedy

  • It's Time for a Global Ban on Destructive Antisatellite Testing

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