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Space, Physics, and Math

December 5, 2019

Artist Yasuo Nomura wants to help you conceptualize the beauty in mathematics

November 11, 2019

A record-breaking engineered material leaves no room for vanity

October 31, 2019

Astronomers are closer than ever to understanding the origins of the Solar System’s most peculiar moon

October 17, 2019

An astrophysicist and a poet discover they have much in common

July 17, 2019

Satellites have come to play a vital part in our world, from providing Internet to monitoring Arctic glaciers.

April 15, 2019

The Big Apple's amateur astronomers have been teaching and sharing the thrill of stargazing with the people of New York City for almost a century

January 18, 2019

Or, the story of how Einstein was right even when he was wrong

January 15, 2019

Science is likely a long way from discovering life beyond Earth, but a decades-old equation can help us think about how to look — or possibly lead us astray

January 8, 2019

Superconducting magnets began as a “laboratory curiosity.” Half-a-century later, they are indispensable for modern science

January 7, 2019

Gravitational wave physics could usher in a new era of cosmology — even sooner than expected

December 3, 2018

A competition to develop robot avatars for earthbound tasks could someday lead to virtual space travel

November 29, 2018

Searching for extraterrestrial life is like trying to meet someone in Manhattan with no prearranged place or time

November 1, 2018

Alan Lightman’s new book highlights humanity’s struggle to find lasting answers in a world defined by change

August 13, 2018

Some scientists question if the guiding lights of theoretical physics have gone out, and all wonder where the field will go next

June 15, 2018

One astronomer thinks failed stars will help us understand the origins of celestial objects

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