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Articles by Charles Q. Choi

An exceptionally strong El Niño may have caused 1876-1878 famine that killed tens of millions.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Even some of the most powerful explosions in the universe might be explained by the collision of magnetic fields.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New study on how cans crumple sheds light on general mechanical properties of metal cylinders.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Image of a small, extinct mammal, gliding off a tree branch, its white underside showing.

Mouse-sized mammal had gliding membranes and a unique inner ear.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Researchers' experiment could test concepts of quantum gravity and reveal a potential key to a "theory of everything."

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists and engineers are exploring many strategies to cut the energy that powers modern computing.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A new theoretical model shows how miniature black holes devouring neutron stars from the inside might create heavy elements.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Researchers produce smallest known radio frequency identification tags.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The same salty seawater spray that strengthened ancient Roman piers millennia ago makes modern coastal concrete constructions crumble -- here’s why.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Research suggests that acceleration can stabilize shaky suitcases.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor