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How much energy can people create at one time without losing...

Xuejian Wu, Rutgers University - Newark Curious Kids is a series for children of all...

Microfluidics: The tiny, beautiful tech hidden all around you

Albert Folch, University of Washington When you think of micro- or nanotechnology, you likely think of small electronics like...

Warp drives: Physicists give chances of faster-than-light space travel a boost

Mario Borunda, Oklahoma State University The closest star to Earth is Proxima Centauri. It is about 4.25 light-years away,...

A concept from physics called negentropy could help your life run...

Alison Carr-Chellman,, University of Dayton Life is full of small decisions: Should I pick up that sock on the...

What makes the world’s biggest surfable waves?

Sally Warner, Brandeis University On Feb. 11, 2020, Brazilian Maya Gabeira surfed a wave off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal, that was 73.5 feet tall....

2020 Nobel Prize in physics awarded for work on black holes...

Gaurav Khanna, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Black holes are perhaps the most mysterious objects in nature. They warp space and time in extreme ways and...

Robo-boot concept promises 50% faster running

David Braun, Vanderbilt University No matter how well designed, there are no running shoes that allow runners to keep up with cyclists. The bicycle was...

NASCAR may be the fastest way to learn about physics

Christine Helms, University of Richmond There’s just something thrilling about traveling at high speeds. Throughout history people have always pushed themselves to go faster, whether...

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Evolution doesn’t proceed in a straight line – so why draw...

Quentin Wheeler, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Antonio G. Valdecasas, CSIC - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, and...