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The astrophysicist Janna Levin reflects on the newly unveiled, first-ever photograph of a black hole.
Astronomers will soon take their first glance at the atmosphere of a distant exoplanet. Sarah Hörst is writing the guidebook for these exoplanetary explorers, one that will reveal what a distinctive atmosphere says about the world underneath.
In a world seemingly filled with chaos, physicists have discovered new forms of synchronization and are learning how to predict and control them.
One of the first quantum simulators has produced a puzzling phenomenon: a row of atoms that repeatedly pops back into place.
Astronomers claim in a new paper that star motions should make it easy for civilizations to spread across the galaxy, but still we might find ourselves alone.
A two-player game can reveal whether the universe has an infinite amount of complexity.