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The lifecycle of a particle collider

The lifecycle of a particle collider

The Tevatron’s impending shut down has upset many, but is there really anything to be angry about?

By | Posted April 28, 2011

The Fates of Universes

The Fates of Universes

Astrophysicist Michael Shara studies star explosions and the evolution of the universe

By | Posted January 21, 2011

The End of Time? Not Quite

The End of Time? Not Quite

Theoretical physicists predict that time will end…but when and how?

By | Posted December 3, 2010

Comet crash could yield life's building blocks

Comet crash could yield life’s building blocks

Simulations show how a comet’s impact might have shocked amino acids into existence

By | Posted December 1, 2010

The Science of the Big Bang Theory

The Science of the Big Bang Theory

How writers of the popular sitcom get their physics right

By | Posted November 23, 2010

Kids and Catapults

Kids and Catapults

Children hurl insults during Catapult Month at the New York Hall of Science: “No, YOU’RE a projectile!”

By | Posted November 9, 2010

Do Frequent Fliers Age More Slowly?

Do Frequent Fliers Age More Slowly?

According to Einstein’s theory of relativity, air travel and time travel are intertwined.

By | Posted October 20, 2010

Nobel Prize in Physics Highlights Superthin Material

Nobel Prize in Physics Highlights Superthin Material

From two unusual men comes an unusual material

By | Posted October 5, 2010

Amateur Fusioneer Dreams of Clean Energy

Amateur Fusioneer Dreams of Clean Energy

Mark Suppes hopes to solve the world’s energy problems with limitless cheap, clean energy — on a tabletop

By | Posted June 25, 2010

The Most Powerful Machines on Earth

The Most Powerful Machines on Earth

What comes next after the LHC?

By | Posted March 20, 2010

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