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Jurassic World relies on ancient dino DNA to resurrect dinosaurs. But that's not possible.
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Separation and Children’s Brains
Even brief separations can impair the brain development of a young child or infant.
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Net Neutrality’s End and Science
Depending on your perspective, the repeal of net neutrality could help or hurt science.
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Tale of Two Volcanoes
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What Does Dark Energy Look Like?
The mysterious substance ripping our universe apart.
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Can You Upload Your Brain?
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Ethics and Self-Driving Cars
How do we program moral decision-making into autonomous vehicles?
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Black Hole Information Paradox
Do black holes delete information forever? Or could information somehow escape them?
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Choose Your Own Adventure into a Black Hole
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The Next Quest for New Worlds
There are worlds beyond our own. A new explorer just left Earth to hunt for them.
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Why Fart Sounds Are Funny
April Fool's! We weigh in on the serious science behind... whoopee cushions.
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Fake or Physics?
Guess which of these five unbelievable facts are real physics.
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Remembering Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking had a way of bringing the most cosmic ideas down to Earth.
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Saving Snowy Owls from Airplanes
When snowy owls land at Logan Airport, Norman Smith gives the birds a one-way flight out.
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Do We Live in a Multiverse?
A multiverse could explain why our universe is fine-tuned for life.
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What Is Dark Matter? A New Clue!
A signal from the dawn of the universe may hold surprising clues about dark matter.
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Celebrating Black Scientists
In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate these black scientists.
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Curling, A Great Physics Mystery
To physicists, curling presents the most puzzling conundrum in the Olympic Games.
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The Biggest Puzzle in Physics
Sometimes the biggest puzzle in physics seems like the worst relationship in the universe.
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Wild Ways to Find a Mate
From necking giraffes to monogamous parasites, creatures couple up in unexpected ways.
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What The Physics?! - Q&A
"What The Physics?!" host, Greg Kestin, answers questions from you, our viewers.
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What Is Blockchain?
Here's how a blockchain tracks and theoretically secures the movement of digital currency.
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What Is Bitcoin?
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