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The physicist Asimina Arvanitaki is thinking up ways to search gravitational wave data for evidence of dark matter particles orbiting black holes.
According to our best theories of physics, the universe is a fixed block where time only appears to pass.
Scientists are exploring a mysterious pattern, found in birds’ eyes, boxes of marbles and other surprising places, that is neither regular nor random.
By blasting a stack of minerals with a four-meter-long gun, scientists have found a new clue about the backstory of a very strange rock.
Richard Feynman’s famous diagrams weren’t just a way to do calculations. They represented a deep shift in thinking about how the universe is put together.
Rampant rumors and a new analysis undercut hopes of a major discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.
Nature’s laws are beautiful because they strike a compromise between boring symmetry and confusing asymmetry, physicists say.
The spokesperson for the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory called it “a promising start to mapping the populations of black holes in our universe.”
What could cause galaxies millions of light years apart to all spew material in the same direction?
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