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Daredevil physicist braves underwater bullet for science

Live vicariously through a bold scientist who uses physics as a shield and stands in front of a live gun in a pool.

By January 26, 2016

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How I let a physicist paint me at CES

Technically Incorrect: A technology called Touchjet Pond, says world-renowned digital artist Jeremy Sutton, allows him to use digital paint and use the traditional tools of art -- like canvas.

By January 10, 2016

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Physicists prove Einstein's 'spooky' quantum entanglement

Multiple research teams claim to have conclusively demonstrated quantum entanglement, which had been disdainfully dubbed "spooky action at a distance" by Albert Einstein.

By November 19, 2015

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Physicists win Nobel for finding neutrinos, burdened with mass, aren't so fleeting after all

For decades, physicists thought the hard-to-detect fundamental particles were massless. Not so, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered, opening new research into the universe's past and present.

By October 6, 2015

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Physicist Hawking says there's a way out of a black hole

In a speech in Stockholm, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking says black holes "are not the eternal prisons they were once thought." That's the easy version of his musings on the topic.

By August 25, 2015

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Moon landing deniers get tweet in the eye from physicist Brian Cox

Technically Incorrect: Cox, a professor and TV star in the UK, gets tired of those who think the moon landings were filmed in a studio. Buzz Aldrin backs him up.

By July 21, 2015

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Deflategate: NFL consults with physicists

Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.

By January 28, 2015

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From a glass box to the Red Planet: The strange journey of a Martian-in-training

Physicist and comedian Josh Richards is ready and willing to die on Mars. But first he has to survive a see-through, mocked-up habitat in Sydney, Australia.

By February 6, 2016

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Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.

By October 19, 2014

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Watch Paul Rudd beat Stephen Hawking at quantum chess

Technically Incorrect: The "Ant-Man" actor shows he doesn't have a shrunken brain as he battles the great physicist. Keanu Reeves provides the play-by-play.

By January 28, 2016