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Flavor of the Ray--Snagging the Mysterious Neutrino

It takes a lot to stop an unstoppable subatomic particle. Art McDonald, co-recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics, describes how he detected elusive neutrinos that were born in the center of the sun and change characteristics during their journeys...

September 28, 2016 — Nature Video

How Physicists Trapped Photons in a Box

Physicist and Nobelist Serge Haroche describes using a mirrored box to trap photons  to spy on them as they bounce around inside. This Nature Video was produced with support from Mars, Incorporated...

September 26, 2016 — Nature Video

Why This Refugee Farmer Left His Land

Farming is becoming ever more difficult on lands that are getting hotter and drier.

Related Article: The Ominous Story of Syria's Climate Refugees...

December 17, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Scientific American Fan

When the famed astrophysicist needed to select a college, he turned to the pages of Scientific American for help. Years later, our profile about him turned out to be his favorite...

August 27, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun, Lee Billings and Benjamin Meyers

An Octopus That Can "See" with Its Skin

The skin of one type of California octopus can sense light and camouflage itself without signals from the eyes and brain.

May 28, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron, Benjamin Meyers and Eliene Augenbraun
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