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Astronomers have found some of the most distant galaxies in the universe, opening a window on a previously unknown period of cosmic history
Illicit nuclear detonations are anything but secret
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One of the most ambitious EU ‘Flagship’ schemes yet has picked 20 projects, aiming to turn weird physics into useful products
A recent experiment may have placed living organisms in a state of quantum entanglement
Officials will vote to overhaul the SI system of measurements, basing units such as the kilogram not on physical objects but on fundamental constants
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Once again, a major experiment reveals no deviations in the fundamental particle’s shape, complicating the search for new physics
The way worlds form from dust may also explain other phenomena throughout the universe—and right here on Earth
The Breakthrough awards, each worth U.S. $3 million, honor advances in the life sciences, physics and mathematics
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
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Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland shared the Nobel Prize for finding ways to control and enhance laser light, leading to numerous common applications.
The University of Pisa and the European Research Council also said that they are opening investigations into Alessandro Strumia’s conduct
The award’s recipients include the first female physics laureate in 55 years
Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland share the 2018 physics Nobel for their work with lasers that have led to numerous practical applications, such as eye surgery.
Astrophysicist and sports data scientist Meredith Wills talks about why a subtle change in major league baseballs may be behind the jump in home runs after 2014.
Cosmic rays emanating from the south polar ice cap could lead to new physics
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