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Magnets could pull oil out of ocean before wildlife is harmed

SeanGardner/ReutersByAliceKleinIt’sanattractiveidea.Magnetscouldbeusedtopulloilfromspillsoutofthewater

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Is Elon Musk right, are we really living in a simulated cosmos?

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永利国际唯一指定官网:Time for more 2016: leap second will be added to year's end

ByJacobAronCan’tgetenoughof2016?You’reinforatreat–timelordsatthe InternationalEarthRotationandReferenceSystemsService(IERS)haveannouncedtherewillbeanextrasecondaddedtotheendofthisyear

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Entangled universe: Could wormholes hold the cosmos together?

AndyGilmoreByAnilAnanthaswamyITWASacrypticemailthatJuanMaldacenapingedacrosstheUStofellowphysicistLeonardSusskindbackin2013.Atitsheartlayasingleequation:“ER=EPR”.Themessageclickedwithitsrecipient.“Ii

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Graphene sheets open like a flower’s petals when poked

DomhnallMaloneByConorGearinGivegrapheneadiamondandyou’llgetaflowerinreturn.Researchershavefoundthatpokingasheetofatom-thickgraphenewithadiamondtoolcausestinyribbonstopeelawayfromthesurface

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A new kind of logic: How to upgrade the way we think

DomenicBahmannByMichaelBrooksITISnotobviouswhatconnectsafallingappleandtherisingsun.Ittookageniustorealisethesetwoeffectsaretheproductofasinglehiddencause

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Largest-ever map of 1.2 million galaxies measures dark energy

DanielEisensteinandSDSS-IIIByNewScientistStaffandPressAssociationTakealookaround.Thelargestever3Dmapoftheuniversepinpointsthepositionofmorethanamilliongalaxies

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Dark energy must die – these rebel physicists can take it down

StevenWilsonByAnilAnanthaswamyNOTsolongago

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Huge newfound deposit of helium will keep MRI scanners running

FabriceCoffrini/AFP/GettyImagesByAndyCoghlanProspectorshavediscoveredamassivesourceofheliumgas

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Mysterious swoosh caused by pulsars hugging companions close

NASA/CaltechByJoshuaSokolTwostrangecelestialbodiesmighthavetheclingiestfriendsinthecosmos.IfthespinningneutronstarsB1859+07andB0919+06areorbitedbyverydenseobjectsonceeveryfewminutes–closerthananyknown

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永利国际唯一指定官网:Nearly naked black hole lost its 'clothes' to a gravity rip tide

SimulatingeXtremeSpacetimes(SXS)ProjectByConorGearinIt’sasupermassivestreaker.Whenonegalaxyzippedthroughalargerone

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LIGO discovers new gravitational wave – and new era of astronomy

LIGO/T.PyleByLisaGrossmanTHEY’VEdoneitagain.On26December

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New Scientist Live tickets are on sale now

NewScientistLive22-25SeptemberExCeLLondonNewScientistLiveisafestivalofideasanddiscovery

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Water waves travel back in time to retrace their ripples

ByJacobAronNudgeyourbathtubjustrightandyoumightendupreversingtime.Don’tworry–youwon’tendupwet

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Find exomoons by watching how they warp their planet's light

NASA/JPL-CaltechByShannonHallExomoonsareonthehorizon.AnewtechniquemayhelpusfindMars-sizedmoonscirclingplanetsbeyondthesolarsystem.Planetsinourownsolarsystemhostatotalof176moons

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You can touch the heart of physics without doing the hard bits

IanHanning/REAByAlokJhaWhat’sthebiggestopenquestionintheoreticalphysicsatthemoment?Thecentralfrontierisquantumgravity.Einsteinunderstoodrelativity

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Cochlear implants boosted by gene therapy plus tiny LEDs

AgencjaFotograficznaCaro/AlamyStockPhotoByClareWilsonCanlightrestorehearingindeafpeople?Researchershopethatthroughoptogenetics

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The big bang blip: Solving the mystery of why matter exists

IanHobsonByElizabethLandauIT’Sanoddthoughtthatthebananaonyourkitchencounter

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Neutrinos hint at why antimatter didn't blow up the universe

KamiokaObservatory/ICRR(InstituteforCosmicRayResearch)/TheUniversityofTokyoByLisaGrossmanItcouldallhavebeensodifferent.Whenmatterfirstformedintheuniverse

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Nano-camera lens reveals the hidden mirror world of molecules

RezaKhorasaninejadByJacobAronAnewkindofcameralensisilluminatingahiddenmirrorworldbyrevealingthe“handedness”oflightinthepicturesittakes.Thelenscouldonedaybeusedtosorthelpfuldrugsfromtheirpotentiallydan

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Gravitational waves: Your cheat sheet on the find of the decade

Caltech/MIT/LIGOlabIfeelslightlyletdownbythetiny“chirp”thatsignalledthegravitationalwave–itseemedratherinsignificantforaneventasmomentousasthemergeroftwoblackholes.Whywasitsobrief? Thegravitationalwa

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Is proton beam therapy really a game-changing cancer treatment?

Amelie-Benoist/BSIP/SciencePhotoLibraryINAUGUST2014

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The alien world that's being vaporised by a death ray

NASA/JPL-CaltechByJoshuaSokolIfyouwantedtoseesomethingthatlookslikeanevaporatingexoplanetclosetohome

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Shocking beauty: The unexpected charms of the high-voltage lab

AlastairPhilipWiperByConorGearinTALKaboutsparkingsomeone’sinterest.ThehazardsoftheHighVoltageLabattheTechnicalUniversityofDenmarkinLyngbyheldacertaincharmforphotographerAlastairPhilipWiper.“It’sfullof

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Our universe could be reborn as a bouncing baby cosmos

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Gamma rays may betray clumps of dark matter

CLOUDSofdarkmatterthesizeofoursolarsystemfloatingaroundtheMilkyWaymaybetraytheirpresencebyemittinggammarays.Darkmatteristhoughttomakeupmostofthemassoftheuniverse

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What makes the sound of vuvuzelas so annoying?

ByTrevorCoxLove’emorloathe’em

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Has Jupiter sent cosmology down a false trail?

ByEugenieSamuelReichIt’ssupposedtobethe“goldstandard”ofevidencesupportingthestandardmodelofcosmology –includingdarkmatter

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Ghostly, flowing supersolid? No, it's quantum plastic

ByEugenieSamuelReichIT’Soneoftheweirdestthingspredictedbyquantummechanics:asolidthatflows

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Supernovae don't make the biggest atoms

ByKateMcAlpineTHEYarethebrightestofstars

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How Planck's pain could be the LHC's gain

ByAnilAnanthaswamyOnMonday

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First replicating creature spawned in life simulator

ByJacobAronIFYOUfoundaself-replicatingorganismlivinginsideyourcomputer

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Electron 'invisible ink' promises purer nanocrystals

ByDuncanGraham-RoweBYITSverynature

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Anti-neutrino's odd behaviour points to new physics

ByAnilAnanthaswamyNowyouseeit

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Element 114 on the brink of recognition

ByDavidShigaTheperiodictableissettogetbigger

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Sterile neutrino back from the dead

ByDavidShigaUpdate:TheMiniBooNEcollaborationreportedfreshevidenceforthesterileneutrinoataconferenceinJune.NowtheworkhasbeenpublishedinPhysicalReviewLetters(DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.181801)A

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Desktop cosmos: Small is beautiful for big physics

ByMatthewChalmersINTHEcontrolcentreontheHanfordNuclearReservationinWashingtonstate

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Incredible shrinking proton raises eyebrows

ByKateMcAlpineHowbigisaproton?Themostaccuratemeasurementyetsuggestsit’ssmallerthanwethought.Thiscouldbeduetoanerror–oritmightjusthintattotallynewparticlephysics.“Thenewexperimentpresentsapuzzlewith

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Cosmic bubble made cold spot in big bang afterglow

ByRachelCourtlandABUBBLEofspacethatexpandeddifferentlytotherestoftheearlyuniversecouldexplainastrange“coldspot”intheafterglowofthebigbang.Suchbubblesmighthaveformedjustfractionsofasecondaftertheuniver

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永利国际唯一指定官网:Climate change is leaving us with extra space junk

RISINGsealevels

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永利国际唯一指定官网:Thundercloud gamma rays hint at origins of lightning

MYSTERIOUSgammarayburststhatoccurinthefirstmomentsofastorm

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Aspirin and dental floss: Homespun high-energy physics

ByKateMcAlpineAsthefirstphysicsresultsbegintoemergeattheexpensivelyengineeredandhugelycomplexLargeHadronCollider

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Mystery glitch? Blame it on the sun

ByDavidShigaEVERthinktocheckthespaceweatherforecast?Powersuppliersandtheoperatorsofoilpipelinesandrailroadsmightwanttostart.Althoughitwouldtakeatrulymassivespacestormtocauseacatastrophe

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'Giant hand' pushed up coast of Scotland

ByRachelCourtlandSCOTLAND’Scoastlinemayseemtranquiltoday,

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Frozen antiprotons bring antimatter within reach

Antimatterispowerfulstuff

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Hawking speaks on God, the big bang and novel physics

ByDanFalkHarkingbacktothefar-offdayswhenhewasagradstudent

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Wanna build a quantum computer? Try silicon wafers

ByKateMcAlpineSiliconValleymayhavetoberenamedQuantumValley.Itturnsoutthatit’spossibletodrumupthecoherentquantumstatesneededtoperformquantumcalculationswithinanordinary“doped”siliconsemiconductor.Subst

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Schrödinger's kit: Tools that are in two places at once

ByMichaelBrooksQuantumtheoryisourmostsuccessfultheoryofphysics.Thereisnotoneshredofexperimentalevidencethatdoesn’tfitwithitspredictions.Sowhy

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Free-falling atoms will put relativity to the test

ByKateMcAlpineVideo:ExoticmatterfreefallWhatdoyougetifyouhurlacloudofrubidiumatoms

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Chicks count from left to right – just like us

ByAndyCoghlanHumansdoit

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