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MOLECULAR EDITORS  Tomas Lindahl (left), Aziz Sancar (center) and Paul Modrich (right) shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry for working out how cells fix damaged DNA.


GRAVITY'S CENTURY  Einstein's general theory of relativity, published in November 1915, describes gravity as the warping of spacetime by masses such as the Earth and moon. 

Illustration of a wormhole

KEEP IN TOUCH  Particles radiated from a black hole may sustain two kinds of links with the black hole’s interior: a quantum connection called entanglement and a tunnel through space called a wormhole.

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