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FQXi Administrator Zeeya Merali wrote on Dec. 31, 2018 @ 21:44 GMT
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It’s that time of year again! As 2018 comes to a close, we’re counting down the highlights (and lowlights) of the year in physics, as chosen by FQXi member and quantum physicist Ian Durham. Listen to tales of exploding labs, Nobel controversies, smashed records, foundational breakthroughs, and enterprising slime mold.

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2018 Year in Physics Review Part 1: We begin our countdown of the top physics stories of the year, as chosen by Ian Durham.



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Both parts of the podcast review are now up for you to enjoy. Let us know what we missed, what we should have placed higher, and if you disagree with our picks.

With best wishes for a healthy and happy 2019 from all of us at FQXi!

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