Paul M. Sutter

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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.

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    Top 10 Underrated Astronomy Papers of 2022

    There was a lot more to this year than stunning images.

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    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Uncertainty

    I now realize Heisenberg and Schrödinger are less like physicists and more like therapists.

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    Why We Need to Study Nothing

    The origins of the universe may be hidden in the voids of space.

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    Doctor Strange and the Multiverse in Science

    The multiverse of pop culture owes its existence to a testable scientific hypothesis.

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    As Creation Stories Go, the Big Bang Is a Good One

    How science is like mythology when it pushes the boundaries of the known.