Bookmarks (16)

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    How Quantum Physicists ‘Flipped Time’ (and How They Didn’t)

    Two teams have made photons act as if time were simultaneously flowing in two directions. The...

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    Mathematicians Find an Infinity of Possible Black Hole Shapes | Quanta Magazine

    In three-dimensional space, the surface of a black hole must be a sphere. But a new...

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    Standard Model of Cosmology Survives JWST’s Surprising Finds | Quanta Magazine

    Reports that the James Webb Space Telescope killed the reigning cosmological model turn out to have...

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    Inside Ancient Asteroids, Gamma Rays Made Building Blocks of Life | Quanta Magazine

    A new radiation-based mechanism adds to the ways that amino acids could have been made in...

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    ‘Fullertubes’ Join the Family of Carbon Crystals

    The buckminsterfullerene revolution never came, but some researchers are eagerly exploring the properties of newfound carbon...

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    She Turns Fluids Into ‘Black Holes’ and ‘Inflating Universes’ | Quanta Magazine

    By using fluids to model inaccessible realms of the cosmos, Silke Weinfurtner is “looking for a...

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    Asymmetry Detected in the Distribution of Galaxies

    Two new studies suggest that certain tetrahedral arrangements of galaxies outnumber their mirror images, potentially reflecting...

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    Crucial Computer Program for Particle Physics at Risk of Obsolescence | Quanta Magazine

    Maintenance of the software that’s used for the hardest physics calculations rests almost entirely with a...

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    Physicists Create a Wormhole Using a Quantum Computer | Quanta Magazine

    The unprecedented experiment explores the possibility that space-time somehow emerges from quantum information. The post Physicists...

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    Why This Universe? New Calculation Suggests Our Cosmos Is Typical. | Quanta Magazine

    Two physicists have calculated that the universe has a higher entropy — and is therefore more...

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    How to Think About Relativity

    Albert Einstein’s ideas about space-time aren’t exactly intuitive, and they aren’t exactly Einstein’s, either. The post...

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    The Enduring Mystery of the Dragonfly 44 Galaxy

    A growing catalog of huge but dim galaxies such as Dragonfly 44 is forcing astronomers to...

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    A Dream of Discovering Alien Life Finds New Hope

    For Lisa Kaltenegger and her generation of exoplanet astronomers, decades of planning have set the stage...

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    Brightest-Ever Space Explosion Could Help Explain Dark Matter | Quanta Magazine

    A recent gamma-ray burst known as the BOAT — “brightest of all time” — appears to...

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    Experiments Spell Doom for Decades-Old Explanation of Quantum Weirdness

    Physical-collapse theories have long offered a natural solution to the central mystery of the quantum world....

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    Inside the Proton, the ‘Most Complicated Thing’ Imaginable

    The positively charged particle at the heart of the atom is an object of unspeakable complexity,...