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Hawking makes headlines, LIDAR makes it big in Hollywood, and how to simulate a hurricane on a bubble are among this week's physics highlights.
Metamaterials make magnetic "wormholes", the case for complex dark matter, and solving the mystery of interweaved phone books are among this week's physics highlights.
Chances are you've never heard of physicist Jacob Bekenstein, who devised a nifty formula for calculating a black hole's entropy. Here's why you should remember his name
A nifty ferrofluid clock, dark matter might be a superfluid, and stunning photographs of the Perseid meteor shower are among this week's physics highlights.
Harnessing spooky action in "quantacells," the physics of MMA fighter Rhonda Rousey, and remembering Hiroshima are among this week's physics highlights.
Folding graphene like origami, the physics of how cereal gets soggy, and left-handed W bosons are among this week's highlights.
One whale's excrement is another man's treasure: ambergris is worth its weight in gold.
Fun with qubit chemistry, remembering Nobel laureate Yoichiro Nambu, and even more science of Ant-Man are among this week's physics highlights.
Pluto mania reigns supreme, the pentaquark's discovery confirmed, and the 70th anniversary of the Trinity Test are among this week's physics highlights.
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