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Lise Meitner: “A physicist who never lost her humanity”

Against all odds, Austrian-born Lise Meitner devoted her life to a career in nuclear physics. Today we look back on the achievements of a brilliant woman who many believe was once robbed of the Nobel Prize.

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Why time travel is less implausible than you might think

We all grow older and experience time unfolding, with the present being a consequence of the past. Yet, could it […]

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The Fall of the Apple and the General Theory of Relativity

Can the basic concepts of the general theory of relativity be illustrated geometrically with almost no math? To answer this question, let’s reconsider Newton’s well-known problem of the falling apple.

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