Physics in Action

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In Depth: Fusion Strides at NIF

How scientists recently pushed closer to sustainable fusion


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Whirling Skirts Reveal Steady Patterns

An unexpected application of the Coriolis effect


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Glowing Carpets: Rolling Out in 2014

Pragmatic and beautiful light transmissive carpets


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Pluto's Neighbor Could Float on Water

A Kuiper Belt object less dense than water has piqued scientists' interest


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Ancient Chalice Inspires New Physics

The Lycurgus Cup's optical mysteries inspire scientists