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That’s odd: Missing neutrinos may be shapeshifters

RoyKaltschmidt

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Hacking the LHC to sift trash could help find a mystery particle

FransLanting/SPLByJacobAronIfitdoesn’tshowupanywhere

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Goopy dark matter could slow down expansion of the universe

ESA/PlanckCollaborationByLisaGrossmanAstrangelygoopyformofthedarkstuffthatmakesupthemajorityoftheuniverse’smattercouldhavehadasurprisingeffectonitsearlyevolution–anditcouldmakeripplesfromthebigbangeas

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Kepler doubles exoplanet population with 1284 new planets

ByJoshuaSokolIt’sthebiggestbatchofnewplanetsyet.On10May

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Trio of Earth-sized planets around nearby star could reveal life

ESO/E.JehinBySaraGoudarziLet’shaveasniff.Threeexoplanets

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Dusty doughnut around massive black hole spied for first time

NASA/JPL-CaltechByShannonHallItwon’ttasteverygood.Wehaveforthefirsttimeimagedoneofthedoughnutsofdustlongthoughttoencirclesomesupermassiveblackholes.Astronomersthinkallgalaxiesare“active”atsomepointint

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That's odd: Weirdly energetic arrivals from outer space

S.Lidstrom/NSFByMichaelBrooksBert

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That's odd: Unruly penguins hint where all the antimatter went

CiaraPhelanByMichaelBrooksWhydoesmatterexist?Wewouldn’tbearoundtoaskthequestionifitdidn’t

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Beech marten halts LHC after chewing on a power cable

DenisBalibouse/ReutersByJacobAronTheworld’slargestscientificexperimenthasbeentakenoffline…byabeechmarten.Accordingtointernaldocumentsplacedonline

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It's mind-blowing what our puny brains can do

PhotographedforNewScientistbySpencerLowellAreyouenjoyingthecurrentpopularityofphysicsthat’scomeasaresultofdiscoveriesliketheHiggsbosonandgravitationalwaves?It’sinteresting

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We are closing in on possible whereabouts of Planet Nine

FredericJ.Brown/AFP/GettyByShannonHallThesearchzoneisgrowingsmaller.AstronomershavefurtherconstrainedthelikelywhereaboutsofPlanetNine:theplanetthat

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That's odd: Quantum entanglement mangles space and time

Colormos/GettyByMichaelBrooksImagineyoucouldexertaninstantinfluenceonaparticlehundredsofkilometresaway.Actually

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Was gravitational wave signal from a gravastar, not black holes?

JulianStratenschulte/DPA/CorbisByJacobAronIT’Sonesurpriseafteranother.Thedetectionofgravitationalwavesannouncedearlierthisyearsentripplesthroughtheworldofphysics.Thesignalwasthoughttocomefromtwogigant

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Earth's core is two-and-a-half years younger than its crust

Lubitz+Dorner/PlainpictureByJacobAronThere’sasurpriselyingdeepbeneathyourfeet.PhysicistshavecalculatedthatthecentreoftheEarthistwo-and-a-halfyearsyoungerthanitssurface

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Water telescope’s first sky map shows flickering black holes

HAWCCollaborationByLisaGrossmaninSaltLakeCity

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Cannibal stars explode violently – as predicted by Darwin's son

NASA

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Brian Cox: Science can teach politicians to be humble

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Stars burn away the atmospheres of close-in super-Earths

NASAByShannonHallSomeplanetsstandstarknaked.Forthefirsttime

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Unexplained plume over Mars could be caused by solar outburst

NASA/JPLByJacobAronSolarburpscouldbelinkedtounexplainedcloudsonMars.InMarch2012

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NASA's Dawn probe may visit third asteroid after Ceres and Vesta

JPL/NasaByGovertSchillingSomespacecraftjustcan’tsitstill.AfterexploringasteroidsVestaandCeres

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Try your hand at programming IBM's online quantum computer

IBMResearchByJacobAronIBMisdoneplayingwithitsoldcomputer

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This Turing machine should run forever unless maths is wrong

FineArtImages/HeritageImages/GettyByJacobAronOnehundredandfiftyyearsofmathematicswillbeprovedwrongifanewcomputerprogramstopsrunning.Thankfully

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Hubble telescope catches stunning picture of the Bubble Nebula

NASA

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That's odd: Axis of evil stretches across the cosmos

ESAandthePlanckCollaborationByMichaelBrooksIt’snotjustparticlephysicsthathasitsstandardmodel;cosmologydoes

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Invisible radar wall in the atmosphere caused by UV from the sun

ViewPictures/REX/ShutterstockByShannonHallIt’saninvisiblewall.For50years

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Pyramids are the best shape for packing

ByRachelCourtlandIfphysicistsrancandystores

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High five! Physicists create record 'fat' photon

ByColinBarrasPhysicistshavecreateda“fat”particlemadeofarecord-breakingfiveentangledphotonsinaquantumstatewithechoesofSchrödinger’scat.Suchphotonscouldbeputtouseinhigh-resolutionimaging.Thephysicalprop

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Quantum wonders: The field that isn't there

HERE’Sanicepieceofquantumnonsense.Takeadoughnut-shapedmagnetandwrapametalshieldrounditsinsideedgesothatnomagneticfieldcanleakintothehole.Thenfireanelectronthroughthehole.Thereisnofieldinthehole

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Levitating glass bead proves Einstein wrong

ByRachelCourtlandAlbertEinsteinsaiditcouldn’tbedone

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Meltdown: Why ice ages don't last forever

ByStephenBattersbyBACKin1993

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Quantum wonders: The Elitzur-Vaidman bomb-tester

ABOMBtriggeredbyasinglephotonoflightisascarythought.Ifsuchathingexistedintheclassicalworld

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Did exploding stars shatter life's mirror?

ByMarcusChownMRSPOCKisdying.FortunatelyforthecrewoftheUSSEnterprise

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Muon whose army? A tiny particle's big moment

ByKateMcAlpineTHEstandardmodelofparticlephysicsislikeGormenghast–asprawlingcastleconstructedbytackingonnewroomsasneeded

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The imperfect universe: Goodbye, theory of everything

ByMarceloGleiserFIFTEENyearsago

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Quantum wonders: Superfluids and supersolids

FORGETradioactivespiderbites

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The history of ice on Earth

ByMichaelMarshallPrimitivehumans

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'Light from sound' could spot cancers and terrorists

ByAnilAnanthaswamySemiconductordevicescouldonedayconvertsoundintolightatterahertzfrequencies

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Dents in Earth's gravitational field due to plumes

ByKateRaviliousAncientpiecesofcontinentalcrustthatarefallingtothebottomoftheEarth’smantlecouldexplainmysteriousdentsinourplanet’sgravitationalfield.SailtowardsthecentreoftheIndianOceanandyouwillfindyo

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Proof at last for Boltzmann's 140-year-old gas equation

ByJacobAronIthastaken140years

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Mysterious ball lightning may be a hallucination

ByKateMcAlpineSeensomethingpaleandroundfloatinginthemidstofathunderstorm?Ifitlastedforafewsecondsorless

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Cosmic rays help make small galaxies invisible

ByMaggieMcKeeCosmicrayscanhelpsterilisesmallgalaxies

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Big bang, part 2: the second inflation

ByRachelCourtlandDIDthebigbangboil?Thebirthofouruniversecouldhaveseethedwithhotbubblesand

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Stellar explosion sends shrapnel our way

ANEXCESSofhigh-energyparticleshittingEarthmaybeshrapnelfromastellarexplosion800lightyearsaway.Inthe1930s

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Quantum wonders: Spooky action at a distance

ERWINSCHRÖDINGERcalleditthe“definingtrait”ofquantumtheory.Einsteincouldnotbringhimselftobelieveinitatall

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Magic numbers: A meeting of mathemagical tricksters

ByAlexBellosGallery:Mathemagicalvisions:aGatheringforGardneralbumGaryFoshee

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Diamonds travel at freeway speeds inside Earth

EARTH’Sinsidesmaymoveatacreep

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Quantum space monster leaps from a gravity well

ByKateMcAlpineGRAVITYmayhavethepowertocreatequantummonsters.Astronggravitationalfieldcaninducearunawayeffectinquantumfluctuationsinapparentlyemptyspace

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Quantum wonders: Nobody understands

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Trig shots: The secret of perfect pool

ByStephenOrnesFUD’sbarandgrillinShreveport

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'Impossible motion' trick wins Illusion Contest

ByJamesUrquhartAgravity-defyingillusionhaswonthe2010BestIllusionoftheYearContest

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