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A decades-old description of the big bang may not hold up.

Emmy Noether Visiting Fellow Natasha Perkins says experimental relevance is not as important as many people think. If something is…
Cutting-edge science met centuries-old traditions when researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing trekked to the Canadian territory of Nunavut…
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/May 19, 2017
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