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Articles by Catherine Meyers

Scientists found that some early commercial lithium batteries held up pretty well after about 35 years in storage.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

The rechargeable, lightweight batteries revolutionized the way we power a host of devices.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Doing dangerous things in pursuit of new knowledge was par for the course for this Prussian polymath, born 250 years ago this month.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Scientists now know much more about the underground cavities in the sand that nearly killed a boy in 2013.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Regular improvements in so-called optical clocks are setting the stage for a redefinition of the second and powering searches for new laws of physics.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Elusive intermediate mass black holes may hold clues to how their more common supermassive cousins form.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

The tiny world of Ultima Thule, which lies at the outer edges of the solar system, is flattened like a pancake, with few craters.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

The braided ribbon on a maypole can be analyzed using a type of math called group theory.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

We have now seen what we thought was unseeable, team says.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Scientists explain the lime green look of spring.

Catherine Meyers, Editor