The inventor of the brain-teasing Möbius strip died 150 years ago, but his creation continues to spawn new ideas in mathematics.
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This year's Nobel Prize for literature was nixed because of a sex scandal. Other Nobels have neglected key contributors. Should all prizes be cancelled while criteria for winning is reassessed?
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An international group of physicists has announced that they have seen the first signals in a cube-shaped detector called ProtoDUNE.
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Ten years ago, the world's largest scientific instrument was turned on and the start of a research dynasty began.
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Google News does not deliver different news to users based on their position on the political spectrum, despite accusations from conservative commentators and even President Donald Trump.
We have learned that there could be life beneath Mars’ surface and that it may be impossible to terraform its surface.
Millions of Americans apply personal care products every morning before heading to work or school. But these products don't stick to our bodies permanently.
As good skeptics, we shouldn't immediately believe general relativity's tangle of mathematics at first blush. Instead, we need evidence. Good evidence.
Consider, for a moment, the paper cut. It happens suddenly and entirely unexpectedly, usually just as you are finally getting somewhere on that task you had been putting off.
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