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Jocelyn Bell Burnell wins $3m Breakthrough prize for pulsars discovery

UniversityofDundeeByLeahCraneJocelynBellBurnellisalegendinastronomy.AsagraduatestudentatUniversityofCambridgemorethan50yearsago

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Watch a blast of sound turn floating drops into bubbles

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How to get rich with maths

ByJacobAronTHEgreatestshortcomingofthehumanraceisourinabilitytounderstandtheexponentialfunction.”ThesearethewordsofthelateAlbertBartlett

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Painting by numbers with the design book Mathematics and Art

ByWilliamLatham“CELLSandtissues

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High-res movie lets you float by a comet with Rosetta spacecraft

ByJacobAronThishasgottobeoneofthebestviewsofcomet67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenkwe’veeverseen.It’sananimationofaseriesofimagestakenbythehigh-resolutionOSIRIScameraonboardtheEuropeanSpaceAgency’sRosettaspacec

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New quantum record as ball of atoms ends up in two spots at once

ByJacobAronTRYtoimagineatinyballsittingononefingertipyetalsoonyourshoulderatthesameinstant.Areyoustruggling?Mostofuscan’tconceiveofanobjectbeingintwoplacesatonce–yetphysicistshavejustdemonstratedt

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Can burping black holes reveal the true fabric of the universe?

ByStuartClarkON2NOVEMBER2012

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Antimatter seen in two places at once thanks to quantum experiment

wacomka/GettyByLeahCraneAparticlecanbeintwoplacesatonce–evenifitismadeofantimatter.Researchershavejustperformedanantimattertwistonaclassicexperimentusedtoshowoneofthefoundationaltenetsofquantummechani

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Glass box of atomic vapour could work as a James-Bond-style spy radio

dpapicturealliance/AlamyStockPhotoByLeahCraneRadiosareshrinking.Normalradioreceiversuseanantennatunedtoaparticularrangeoffrequencies

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How not to get duped by coincidences

ByGileadAmitIMAGINEyoureceiveanenvelopeaddressedinanunfamiliarhand.Enclosedarepredictionsforthisweekend’sfootballmatchesandanoffertoinvestinthesender’sfoolproofbettingsyndicate.Whattosh

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Four new elements complete the seventh row of the periodic table

BySamWongPostersinchemistrylabsareinneedofanupdate.Theperiodictablenowhasfournewelements

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Google just made it much harder to build a serious quantum computer

ALFREDPASIEKA/SCIENCEPHOTOLIBRARYByChelseaWhyteGoogleisracingtocreatethefirstquantumcomputercapableofsolvingaproblemordinarycomputerscannot –andithasjustmadethatchallengemuchharder.Achieving“quantumsu

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Laser camera can track hidden moving objects around corners

ByJacobAronNowthere’snowheretohide.Acamerathatcandetectindividualphotonsisabletotrackobjectsmovingaroundcorners

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Watch a printer that uses sound waves and inks made from honey

ByLeahCranePrintersthatusesoundwavescouldonedayletyoubuildstructuresmadeoutofhoneydroplets

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World’s cleanest drop of water reveals why nothing is ever truly clean

TUWienByFrankSwainInabidtofindoutwheremoleculardirtcomesfromresearchershavecreatedtheworld’scleanestwater.Nomatterhowcleanyoutrytomakesomethingathinlayerofmoleculesalwaysendsupcoatingthesurface

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Artificial muscles and prosthetics could be made of gel-infused wood

DRKEITHWHEELER/SCIENCEPHOTOLIBRARYByLeahCraneTomakeanartificialmuscle

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Asteroids get spun so fast by the force of sunlight they fall apart

SciencePictureCo/AlamyByLeahCraneMostsmallasteroidsarejustpilesofrubbleinspace

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Mathematicians left baffled after three-year struggle over proof

ByJacobAronThelatesteffortstocomprehendamammothmathematicalproofhaveendedinfailureandconfusion.Morethanthreeyearsafteritwasreleased

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Star Wars universe passes real-world test for alien head count

ByJoshuaSokol“Therehasbeenanawakening.Haveyoufeltit?”WhenAndySerkis’sdisembodiedvoicegrowledthisquestionayearago

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How maths can help you create the perfect Christmas Day

ByJacobAronNomatterhowwellyouplanChristmas

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Freak gravitational waves could form black holes and destroy Earth

FransPretoriusandWilliamE.EastByLeahCranePhysicistssayakindoffreakishgravitationalwavewouldbesopowerfultheycouldtanglespace-time

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Experts doubt Google's claim about its quantum computer's speed

ByJacobAronArepowerfulquantumcomputersfinallyhere?GoogleisclaimingthatitsD-Wavequantumcomputercansolvecertainproblems100milliontimesfasterthananordinarycomputer

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New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size

ByMichaelLePageAnewkindofworldmap(above)hasbeendevelopedthatshowsthetruesizeofthecontinentswithoutdistortingtheirshapestoomuch.TheworldmapyouareprobablyfamiliarwithiscalledtheMercatorprojection(below)

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CERN's mini particle accelerator could finally smash apart electrons

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Dark matter's true face could be unmasked by pairs of dead stars

ByAnilAnanthswamyWatchingthedeathspiralsofstarsmaysucceedwheredarkmattersearchesdeepundergroundhavefailed.Earlierthismonth

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Fake dark matter could show what real stuff is like

ByRichardWebbinPortlandThekeytounderstandingdarkmatterisinourgrasp–we’vegotsomethinghereonEarththatworksjustthesameway.Darkmatterishypothetical

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What happens at absolute zero?

ByHazelMuirThecuriousthingsthathappenatlowtemperatureskeeponthrowingupsurprises.Lastweek

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Atom smasher shows vacuum of space in a twist

ByRachelCourtlandEphemeralvorticesthatforminthevacuumofspacemayhavebeenspottedforthefirsttime.Theycouldhelptoexplainhowmattergetsmuchofitsmass.Mostofthemassofordinarymattercomesfromnucleons–protonsand

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Mathematicians offer tip-offs to LAPD

ByPeterAldhousLosAngelespolicearegettingtip-offsfromunlikelyinformants:mathematicians.UsingcrimedatafromsouthernCalifornia

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Dark matter could meet its nemesis on Earth

ByStuartClarkEditorial:BringingdarkmatterdowntoEarthASPINNINGdiscmaybeallthatisneededtooverturnNewton’ssecondlawofmotion–andpotentiallyremovetheneedfordarkmatter.Thesecondlawstatesthataforceispropo

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World's most sensitive neutrino experiment begins

ByStephenBattersbySeealso:ThebestneutrinodetectorsintheuniverseAnintrepidsubatomicparticlehastravelledthroughthebedrockofJapanandtriggeredadetectorontheothersideofthecountry

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Inside the biggest tornado hunt in history

ByWillGray(Image:WillGray)(Image:WillGray)(Image:WillGray)(Image:WillGray)(Image:WillGray)(Image:WillGray)(Image:WillGray)5JUNE2009.It’smid-afternoonandIamsittingwithagroupofresearcher

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Shields down! Earth's mag field may drop in a flash

EVENifweknewprecisedetailsofEarth’score

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Smoke bomb: The other climate culprits

ByAnilAnanthaswamyINJUNE1783

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A measure for the multiverse

ByAmandaGefterWHENcosmologistGeorgeEllisturned70lastyear

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Dusty mirrors on the moon obscure tests of relativity

ByValerieJamiesoninWashingtonDCTheApolloastronautsknewthatmoondustwastroublesomestuff.NowthatdustcouldlimitourabilitytofindcracksinEinstein’sgeneraltheoryofrelativity.Manyofourbesttestsofrelativitycom

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Knowing the mind of God: Seven theories of everything

ByMichaelMarshallThe“theoryofeverything”isoneofthemostcherisheddreamsofscience.Ifitiseverdiscovered

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Starship pilots: speed kills, especially warp speed

ByValerieJamiesoninWashingtonDCUpdate:AnearlierversionofthisstoryreferredtotheBorgusingcloakingtechnology

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Pi day: Five tasty facts about the famous ratio

(Image:StephGoralnick/Getty)ByJacobAronOnMarch14

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Clashing stellar couples trigger cosmic blasts

ByRachelCourtlandIll-fatedencountersbetweenstellarcouplesmayberesponsibleforthespectacularexplosionsusedtomeasuretheeffectsofdarkenergy

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Metal mist clears for fusion power

ByStephenBattersbyToxicmetaldust

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Why the Chile quake tsunami was smaller than feared

ByKateRaviliousTheearthquakeinChileonSaturdaywasoneofthebiggesttheworldhasfeltinthepastcentury–sowhywasthetsunamithatspreadacrossthePacificsmallerthanoriginallyfeared?Themagnitude-8.8earthquakewasde

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Puffed-up planets are heated like toast

ByRachelCourtlandAPLANET-sizedversionofanelectrictoastercouldexplainwhysomeexoplanetsgetsolarge.ArelatedphenomenoncouldberesponsibleforkeepingincheckthegustingwindsthatformthestripesofJupiter.Morethan

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The predictioneer: Using games to see the future

BySanjidaO'ConnellEditorial:ThefutureoffuturologyMYHOROSCOPEthisweeksaysthatnowistheperfecttimetorelocate

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CERN on trial: could a lawsuit shut the LHC down?

ByEricE.JohnsonCOURTSandlegalscholarslovequotinglegalmaximsinLatin.Oneofthemostfamousisfiatjustitiaruatcaelum.Thephraseisaresoluteaffirmationoftheruleoflaw.Itmeans“Letjusticebedonethoughtheheavensfall

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Solved: The mathematics of the Hollywood blockbuster

ByEwenCallawayEditorial:DawnofneurocinematicsHOLLYWOOD’Sgoldenagemayhaveendedinthe1950s

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New element copernicium wins a symbol at last

MOREthanadecadesinceitwasfirstspotted

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Universe's high-energy haze gets murkier

ByRachelCourtlandTheuniverse’smostpowerfulparticleacceleratorsareresponsibleforjustafractionofthefogofgamma-raylightbeyondtheMilkyWay

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Roger Penrose: Non-stop cosmos, non-stop career

ByMichaelBrooksYOU’DhavethoughtthatRogerPenrosewouldbepleasedtohavehisworkimmortalisedinanOscar-nominatedfilm.Apparentlynot.Afterfriendstoldhimabouthisbook’scameoinHappyGoLucky

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Atomic fountain reveals 'gravitational red shift'

YOURwatchrunsatinybitfasteratthetopofEverest

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