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Spot the Difference to Reveal Exotic Particles
Questioning the symmetrization postulate of quantum mechanics and the notion that electrons are indistinguishable could reveal whether hypothetical new particles exist.

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Heart of Darkness
An intrepid physicist attempts to climb into the core of black hole.

October 31, 2014

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The idea of a "science hostel" is interesting - a sort of secular equivalent, but heterosexual, of a monastery.

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