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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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Physicists create tractor beam made of water

A water-based tractor beam that could contain oil spills and manipulate floating objects cannot yet be explained by mathematical theory.

By August 10, 2014

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Physicist offers $30,000 to disprove climate change

A physics professor and climate change expert is offering $30,000 of his own money to anyone who can provide irrefutable proof that man-made climate change doesn't exist.

By June 30, 2014

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'Star Trek' style teleportation might be possible, says physicist

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for the first time with tiny bits of data. Will you be sent next?

By May 30, 2014

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Physicist Hawking calculates something serious: World Cup odds

Stephen Hawking gets together with betting chain Paddy Power to offer his brain power in predicting likely winners.

By May 28, 2014

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See physicist surprised by news his Big Bang theory was right

Stanford Professor Andrei Linde gets a little choked up when a colleague delivers the news that his theory of cosmic inflation has been verified by the observation of primordial gravitational waves.

By March 18, 2014

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Physicist proposes to physicist in a physics paper

Two physicists have been together for seven years. It's like the start of a joke. Instead, it's the start of something beautiful -- and, well, physic(s)al.

By February 25, 2013

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Higgs boson theory nets Nobel for pair of physicists

The prestigious award goes to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, who a half-century ago independently proposed what became the Higgs boson, discovered in 2012.

By October 8, 2013

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Physicists inch toward atomic-scale MRI

Researchers are improving the first nanoscale MRI technique developed at MIT in 2009 in the hopes of imaging such biological samples as viruses at extremely high resolution.

By September 27, 2013

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Google Doodle kitty honors physicist Erwin Schrodinger

Famed for his theoretical experiment in which a cooped-up cat neither lives nor dies, the physicist would have been 126 years old today.

By August 12, 2013