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The Great American Eclipse

In advance of the big solar eclipse on August 21, author and journalist David Baron talks about his new book American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

August 8, 2017 — David Baron and Steve Mirsky

Is Dark Matter Made of Black Holes?

A hidden population of black holes born less than one second after the big bang could solve the mystery of dark matter

July 1, 2017 — Juan García-Bellido and Sébastien Clesse

Rainbow Photons Pack More Computing Power

Quantum bits, aka qubits, can simultaneously encode 0 and 1. But multicolored photons could enable even more states to exist at the same time, ramping up computing power. Christopher Intagliata reports.

June 28, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata
Physics

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