Posts in: Physical Science

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Retiring a detector

Retiring a detector

After 30 years, an underground lab faces an uncertain future

By | Posted January 24, 2016

Controversial new cybersecurity law may compromise privacy

Controversial new cybersecurity law may compromise privacy

Critics argue that CISA is more about surveillance than security

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The Woman behind the curtain

The Woman behind the curtain

Behind the scenes at The Costume Institute

By | Posted January 22, 2016

For robots, global swarming

For robots, global swarming

Inspired by animal behavior, researchers are getting swarms of tiny robots to work together

By | Posted January 11, 2016

Tabby’s mystery

Tabby’s mystery

Something 20 times Jupiter’s size may be orbiting a nearby star

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Starquake!

Starquake!

Massive radiation pulses occasionally rock the Earth – and they’re still a mystery

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A new perspective on old specimens

A new perspective on old specimens

A CT scanner is busy at the American Museum of Natural History

By | Posted January 10, 2016

Debunking doomsday at CERN, again

Debunking doomsday at CERN, again

The science behind responding to apocalyptic predictions

By | Posted January 1, 2016

Finding beauty in the clouds

Finding beauty in the clouds

Artist’s new book explores human experience of weather

By | Posted December 6, 2015

Size doesn’t always matter in space

Size doesn’t always matter in space

Mysterious “pebbles” in comets revolutionize planetary theory

By | Posted December 3, 2015

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