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How do physicists reconstruct what really happened in a particle collision? Through calculations that are so challenging that, in some cases, they simply can’t be done. Yet.
The same problem that caused the 2007 financial crisis also tripped up the polling data ahead of this year’s presidential election.
So-called “analogue experiments” are becoming increasingly common in physics, but do they teach or mislead?
The results of this year’s presidential election made a mockery of analytical election forecast modelers.
A new look at the reasons why organisms missing pairs of genes sometimes do much better than normal.
The cell is equipped with multiple redundancies in case something goes wrong. Researchers have begun to map these systems.
Science is a constantly changing, self-correcting process. Why do we teach it as a collection of old, settled facts?
When divvying something up, there’s more than one way to define what’s fair.
Three physicists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for rewriting our understanding of exotic quantum states on the surfaces of materials.
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