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The same codes needed to thwart errors in quantum computers may also give the fabric of space-time its intrinsic robustness.
Two independent papers vanquish lingering doubts about LIGO’s historic discovery of gravitational waves.
On November 16, 2018, more than 200 readers joined writers and editors from Quanta Magazine for a wide-ranging panel discussion that examined the newest ideas in fundamental physics, biology and mathematics research.
New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”
Mathematicians have disproved the strong cosmic censorship conjecture. Their work answers one of the most important questions in the study of general relativity and changes the way we think about space-time.
A recently proposed experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.
Edward Witten reflects on the meaning of dualities in physics and math, emergent space-time, and the pursuit of a complete description of nature.