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Nov 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
Nov 21, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The letter, typed on Einstein's personal stationary, is dated June 10, 1939, and was sent to a Jewish hat merchant in midtown Manhattan.
Nov 8, 2014 07:17 AM ET
Dimensions are complicated. Wrapping your head around how many there are can give you a headache. Trace explains everything you should know about them.
Oct 29, 2014 04:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Christopher Nolen's movie 'Interstellar' will be an epic space adventure encapsulating humanity's need to explore the Universe, but it's the visual effects for the movie that are garnering early attention. Continue reading →
Oct 21, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As galaxies mature, they stop forming stars -- but why? Now astronomers are hot on the trail of finding the culprit. Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2014 06:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If you thought the search for the Higgs boson — the elusive particle that endows matter with mass — was epic, spare a thought for the physicists who have been trying to find a way to discover another subatomic particle … Continue reading →
Sep 29, 2014 10:09 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
This device uses ordinary lenses to hide objects in plain sight. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2014 10:25 AM ET
Thanks to German scientists, we no longer need spacecraft or theoretical papers in order to recreate the time dilation aspect of Einstein's special theory of relativity. They did it in a laboratory.
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