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How Black Holes Led to the Creation of Web Browsers

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Basic science research has an image problem. People object to spending public money on studies that could never affect them. Lawmakers routinely call out obscure-sounding math, physics and biology research as a waste of taxpayer funds. Now, supporters of fundamental science are fighting back with the Golden Goose awards. Physicist Larry Smarr was recently named [...]

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