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The solutions to Einstein’s equations that describe a spinning black hole won’t blow up, even when poked or prodded.
A hidden link has been found between two seemingly unrelated particle collision outcomes. It’s the latest example of a mysterious web of mathematical connections between disparate theories of physics.
In the days after the mega-telescope started delivering data, astronomers reported new discoveries about galaxies, stars, exoplanets and even Jupiter.
Nia Imara is working to understand the mysterious clouds of gas and dust that collapse into stars.
Surprising as it may sound, 107 years after the introduction of general relativity, the meanings of basic concepts are still being worked out.
Decades after a Tanzanian teenager initiated study of the “Mpemba effect,” the effort to confirm or refute it is leading physicists toward new theories about how substances relax to equilibrium.
Quantum computers may derive their power from the “magical” way that properties of particles change depending on the context.
Physicists have solved a key problem of robotic locomotion by revising the usual rules of interaction between simple component parts.
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