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UV Rays Strip Small Galaxies of Star Stuff

Researchers measured the intensity of the universe's ultraviolet background radiation, and say it may be strong enough to strip small galaxies of star-forming gas. Christopher Intagliata reports.

March 22, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

The Quest to Crystallize Time

Bizarre forms of matter called time crystals were supposed to be physically impossible. Now they’re not

March 9, 2017 — Elizabeth Gibney and Nature magazine

How to Find Loooong Gravitational Waves

The gravitational waves found last year were short compared with the monster waves that could be turned up by what's called Pulsar Timing Arrays. 

March 6, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

See the World from a Different Perspective

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