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“Quantum Physics”

Apr 29, 2016 01:13 PM ET // Discovery News
Mankind’s biggest ever platform for scientific discovery goes offline when Mother Nature intervenes.
Apr 22, 2016 07:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers are highly aware that the vast majority of matter in our universe is invisible, or 'dark.' So what the heck is it? Well, now we have a good idea as to what it probably isn't.
Mar 21, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Dark matter could be made of particles that each weigh almost as much as a human cell and are nearly dense enough to become miniature black holes, new research suggests.
Jan 11, 2016 05:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the roller-coaster rumor mill that surrounds some of the biggest physics endeavors of our time, it pays to remain skeptical when extraordinary claims of historic discoveries are made on social media.
Dec 18, 2015 01:09 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the year draws to a close and the Large Hadron Collider prepares for a winter break, a tantalizing hint of new physics surfaces in particle collision data. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
Science fiction literature is full of stories in which tunnels in space-time — known as wormholes — are used for time travel. How much fact lies within the fiction? The answer is, more than you might think.
Sep 3, 2015 05:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A US-based laboratory has produced tiny droplets of a state of matter that existed in the first few milliseconds after the Big Bang after slamming particles together at close to the speed of light.
Aug 27, 2015 12:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Has Stephen Hawking found the 'emergency exit' for information falling into a black hole?
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