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Spooky Quantum Action Passes Test

Recent experiments quash the hope that the unsettling phenomenon of quantum entanglement can be explained away

December 1, 2018 — Ronald Hanson and Krister Shalm

Mars Mission Makes Clean Landing

The sounds of the Mars InSight Mission control room during the tense minutes leading to the landing on the surface.

November 26, 2018 — Steve Mirsky

Redefining the Kilogram

Officials will vote to overhaul the SI system of measurements, basing units such as the kilogram not on physical objects but on fundamental constants

November 16, 2018 — Clara Moskowitz

Planet Formation? It's a Drag

The way worlds form from dust may also explain other phenomena throughout the universe—and right here on Earth

October 18, 2018 — Marcus Woo

The Unsolvable Problem

After a years-long intellectual journey, three mathematicians have discovered that a problem of central importance in physics is impossible to solve—and that means other big questions may be undecidable, too

October 9, 2018 — Toby S. Cubitt, David Pérez-García and Michael Wolf

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