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In Depth: Fusion Strides at NIF
How scientists recently pushed closer to sustainable fusion


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Permanent Rainbow
Create a lasting rainbow with some nail polish


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People in Physics

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James Roche
James Roche is part artist, part skateboarder, part physicist, and full time funny man. This physicist and APS project coordinator knows how to make any experience fun and exciting. Physics after all, can be funny.


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Physics Buzz

Data Mining for Dark Matter
They say that to see is to believe. Nowhere is that more true than for astronomers who, despite their ongoing attempts to understand what dark matter is, have witnessed countless examples of the elusive stuff in action. What astronomers have observed so ...

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Writer's Gallery

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Death From the Skies
Philip Plait
"The Universe is trying to kill you. It's nothing personal. It's trying to kill me too" Astronomer, Phil Plait, describes how everything from asteroids to gamma ray burst would end impact the Earth.

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