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Philip Ball

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    How Big Can Schrödinger’s Kittens Get?

    Scientists are slowly scaling up quantum effects from atomic to human size.

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    Will ET Drink Water?

    The intricate compatibility of water and life on Earth may not extend to other planets.

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    The Trouble With Scientists

    How one psychologist is tackling human biases in science.

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    The Trouble With Scientists

    How one psychologist is tackling human biases in science.

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    The Strange Inevitability of Evolution

    Good solutions to biology’s problems are astonishingly plentiful.

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    The Strange Inevitability of Evolution

    Good solutions to biology’s problems are astonishingly plentiful.

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    The Scientific Problem That Must Be Experienced

    To understand turbulence we need the intuitive perspective of art.

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    Why Physicists Make Up Stories in the Dark

    In unseen worlds, science invariably crosses paths with fantasy.