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Efficient Carbon Capture
April 16, 2015
A new physics institute is developing technology to efficiently capture carbon dioxide from thin air.
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Saturn's Ringing Rings
April 16, 2015
Some ripples in Saturn's rings are induced by vibrations that reveal the planet's interior structure.
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How to Spot Distant Aliens
April 16, 2015
Physicist outlines a way to find alien life, regardless of the form it takes.
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Dark Matter Hunt Expands
April 15, 2015
XENON1T will join the hunt for dark matter this autumn.
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2015 APS Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics Recipient

Joannopoulos John D. Joannopoulos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


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