Paul M. Sutter

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    A Wild Idea to Solve the Mysteries of Black Holes

    Could quantum mechanics hold the key?

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    The Cosmic Web and the Fate of the Universe

    Projects to map the universe are getting weird.

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    The Sneaky Force Behind Our Sun’s Violent Outbursts

    A strange discovery from flying close to the sun.

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    Have We Gotten Dark Matter All Wrong?

    Physicists have yet to pinpoint the hypothetical matter that keeps galaxies from flying apart. Now they have a new focus.

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    What Can We Do with Moon Dust?

    Lunar soil is rich with clues about our origin and future home in space. Scientists can’t wait to get their hands dirty.

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    Searching for Life Under a Methane Rain

    What future missions to Saturn’s moon Titan will reveal about the universe.

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    Humans Could Go the Way of the Dinosaurs

    The time is now to prepare for the cosmic object that could spell our end.

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    What Is Scientific Discovery Worth?

    The quest to detect neutrinos has physicists—and society—asking hard questions.

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    New Telescopes Will Help Us SETL

    Extraterrestrial life doesn’t need to be intelligent to be worth finding.

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    The Remarkable Emptiness of Existence

    Early scientists didn’t know it, but we do now: The void in the universe is alive.