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The image shows two clear, water-filled balls sparking while they are being microwaved.

Physicists figured out why grapes and water-filled beads make sparks in the microwave.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The end-of-the-year cool science stories summed up.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Animals famous for walking up walls can also use a combination of techniques to race across water.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Both can be made using the power of particle accelerators.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Scientists use something that comes from space to peer into large objects like pyramids

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Innovations in laser methods and technology won Nobel Prizes in 2017 and 2018, but not all lasers are the same.

Claire Cleveland, Contributor

Optical tweezers developed by a new Nobel laureate could potentially be used on slightly larger objects, but not spacecraft.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Optical innovations made by the three new laureates help scientists control tiny organisms and make incredibly short and powerful laser pulses.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will cover the discoveries behind the three most anticipated science prizes of the year.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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