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A stellar explosion in the constellation Cygnus could be visible to the naked eye.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Pioneering astronomer who discovered observational evidence of the existence of mysterious dark matter in the universe dies at 88.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists have built an instrument capable of launching individual molecules for ultra-precise measurements.

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Massive pulse gave off more energy than the sun emits in a month.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The most powerful tool in the world is studying hard-to-catch particles called neutrinos.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Scientists use physical models to quantify human consciousness.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists create artificial lightning strikes to study the temperature inside real bolts of lightning.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

There are many deserving scientists, but only one prize.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

2016 Nobel Prize in Physics honors theoretical discoveries that help scientists understand unusual properties of materials, such as superconductivity and superfluidity.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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