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Mathematicians and computer scientists answered major questions in topology, set theory and even physics, even as computers continued to grow more capable.
Puzzling particles, quirky (and controversial) quantum computers, and one of the most ambitious science experiments in history marked the year’s milestones.
The detailed understanding of brains and multicellular bodies reached new heights this year, while the genomes of the COVID-19 virus and various organisms yielded more surprises.
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