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Just months after their discovery, gravitational waves coming from the mergers of black holes are shaking up astrophysics.
Irrationality may be a consequence of the brain’s ravenous energy needs.
Physicists are confronting their “nightmare scenario.” What does the absence of new particles suggest about how nature works?
A hint that neutrinos behave differently than antineutrinos suggests an answer to one the biggest questions in physics.
The bulk of biological research is centered on a handful of species. Are we missing a huge chunk of interesting biology?
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.
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.
At 28, Peter Scholze is uncovering deep connections between number theory and geometry.
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