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After a clutch of historic detections, gravitational-wave researchers have set their sights on some ambitious scientific quarry
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Researchers try to figure out why every 20 years a Pakistan glacier moves roughly 1,500 times faster.
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Red dwarfs are a popular place to hunt for small exoplanets in the habitable zone—but the stars' radiation bursts might fry chances for life as we know it. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Quantum matter researcher Rob Moore discusses how novel materials harnessing the quantum properties of atoms and electrons will define the next generation of technology
Physicists at experiment in Italy continue to see a data fluctuation that they say represents dark matter—but the mystery deepens
The Quantum Shorts competition invited stories incorporating the laws of quantum mechanics
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The source of knuckle cracking sounds is much debated—but new mathematical models may reconcile two opposing views. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The late physicist’s ashes will share a final resting place with the remains of Newton, Darwin and other historic figures
How do we measure time? How accurate are today’s clocks relative to the first clocks of ancient times? And what is the definition of a second?
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Two relativists present their distinctive views on the universe, its evolution and the impact of quantum theory
Physicists have long sought to find one final theory that would unify all of physics. Instead they may have to settle for several
Physicist and icon of science dies at age 76
New research suggests a single quantum particle can be used for simultaneous two-way communication
Congelation ice, unlike “snow ice,” grows slowly downward from the surface of a calm lake in a vertical, column-like fashion with horizontal interlocking grains
Exoplanet hunters are moving beyond simply finding new planets into trying to know what they look like and whether there's surface or subsurface activity.