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When the universe was half its current age, the merger may have produced the first known intermediate-sized black hole.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

For 20 years, scientists believed that gravity caused some popped bubbles to collapse; new experiments turn that understanding on its head.

Meredith Fore, Contributor

The method may be able to improve solar flare prediction using only satellite images of the sun.

Meredith Fore, Contributor

A glimpse into the history of the start of the atomic age.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Highlights from our previous coverage of nuclear weapons and radiation.

Inside Science Staff

Two physics experts answer a bewildering shower thought.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

A small amount of water bound to the surface of the towel acts like glue to hold the cotton fibers together.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Yamir Moreno studies how human networks spread COVID-19 and other diseases.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Particle physicists have overcome one of the biggest obstacles to a collider that would smash particles for less.

Meredith Fore, Contributor

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