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Is Science Hitting a Wall?, Part 2

Analysis of drug research identifies causes of declining returns, like the "better than the Beatles" problem, and a possible solution, "Dead Drugs Officers"

April 16, 2018 — John Horgan

Escape from Proxima b

A civilization in the habitable zone of a dwarf star like Proxima Centauri might find it hard to get into interstellar space with conventional rockets

April 16, 2018 — Abraham Loeb

The Moon in 4K

Using updated survey data a stunning ultrahigh-definition tour of the lunar surface brings our satellite to life

April 15, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

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