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Small Things: Lightly Toasted

Once upon a time, it was the early 20th century and physics was pretty much over. Yes, that’s right. With classical mechanics (remember what we talked about last time?) having been thoroughly thought out by some of the most brilliant scientific minds in history

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Gravitational Waves: Feeling Ripples in Spacetime

Before the dawn of civilization, two giants spun. Floating out in the void of space, two black holes circled each other. With every rotation, they came ever so slightly closer. And finally, in an instant, they collided. In an event of unimaginable power, two black holes became one with a universe-shaking blast. And over a billion years later, humanity heard

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