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- NewsPhysicists discover an unexpected source of X-rays.
- NewsGetting liquid fuels from coal would likely increase carbon emissions, and certainly not reduce them.
- NewsCulture may turn potentially high achievers away from math, new study suggests.
- NewsDiscovery may lead to battery that generates magnetic currents
- NewsIn a simulated merger, astrophysicists tried to push the boundaries of two black holes into shedding their event horizons. But the resulting black hole was still shrouded by its event horizon, through which even light can’t escape.
- NewsManipulating the quantum properties of diamond impurities makes diamond into a kind of microscope that could, for example, reveal the inner working of cells.
- NewsScientists discover "dark flow" -- the unexplained streaming of galactic clusters across the universe.
- NewsPhysicists manipulated a microwave pulse and could essentially watch it transition from a quantum state into the realm of classical physics.
- NewsUsing microbes to convert PET into a high-value plastic could encourage more recycling.