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Physics Today     17.01.2019

Benjamin Franklin and lightning rods

Born on this day in 1706 in Boston, Benjamin Franklin was not only an influential statesman but also a gifted scientist. His groundbreaking work with electricity made him world renowned and contributed to the...
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Physics Today     12.01.2019

The stormy life of galaxy clusters

This beautiful image of the Bullet Cluster belies the sometimes violent and very long time-scale motions present as a galaxy cluster evolves over billions of years. A sped-up view would reveal a stormy mélange of...
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Physics Today     10.01.2019

Can the scientist play a role in the laws of physics?

One of the thorniest terms in any discussion of quantum mechanics is "measurement." By "measuring" a quantum system, a scientist seemingly disturbs it by collapsing the wavefunction. But many physicists are...
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Physics Today     09.01.2019

Dandelion seeds are optimized for wind-based travel

After dandelions flower, their heads close and reopen to reveal spherical white puffs of seeds. Each seed is topped by a bunch of filaments known as a plume or pappus. A new study shows that falling dandelion pappi...
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Physics Today     08.01.2019

Pluto Probe Encounters a Pristine World in the Solar System's Suburbs

On New Year's Day, NASA's New Horizons probe flew by Ultimate Thule, the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft. More images and data will arrive in the coming weeks, but the information we have now is...
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Physics Today     08.01.2019

How Corning Makes Fiber-Optic Cable

Fiber-optic cable is the backbone of telecommunications systems around the world. But the technique for making it doesn't have much in common with the glass-making processes you might already be familiar with. This...
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Physics Today     08.01.2019

Stephen William Hawking

Born on this day in 1942 in Oxford, UK, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking was arguably the most famous scientist of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Hawking studied physics at Oxford University and...
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Physics Today     07.01.2019

When condensed-matter physics became king

Astrophysics and particle physics may get most of the press attention, but the largest field of physics, by far, is condensed matter. That's pretty remarkable considering that before World War II, no such field...
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Physics Today     31.12.2018

New Horizons : Where to Watch

Happy New Year ... and Ultima Thule flyby day! NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which flew past Pluto in 2015, is about to encounter an object in the Kuiper Belt called 2014 MU69, or Ultima Thule. It'll be the most...
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Physics Today     27.12.2018

Introductory physics labs: We can do better

We're counting down the 10 most popular Physics Today stories of the year. #2: Improving the introductory college physics lab. In this feature article from our January issue, Natasha Holmes and Nobel laureate Carl...
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