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Dark Photons Elusive
February 27, 2015
There is still no sign of a dark, heavy cousin of the photon.
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Zombie Escape Plan
February 26, 2015
The Rocky Mountains are the safest spot to hide from a US zombie outbreak.
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Sheep Jam Prevention
February 24, 2015
A wide post in front of a door prevents sheep flocks from jamming the exit.
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Dark Matter Danger
February 24, 2015
Does dark matter cause mass extinctions?
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