PODCAST: Physicists were mostly skeptical back when the idea of them emerged a century ago from Einstein’s work. The evolution of the evidence, from circumstantial to conclusive, is the quintessential story of science.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~22 min
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The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered labs and sidelined scientists all over the world. Here’s a look at how some of them have coped.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~21 min
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Researchers helped mice stay mighty with an experiment to counter the effects of microgravity. The gene treatment might also enhance muscle and bone health on Earth — and in humans.
Sept. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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A longer list of Earth-like planets, eavesdropping on radio waves and looking for laser light shows: All raise the chances of detecting E.T.
March 3, 2020 • ~11 min
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New tests could verify general theory of relativity, or find flaws
Jan. 7, 2020 • ~11 min
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