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Whether it is cricket or physics, imagined scenarios can expand the limits of our understanding

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The reaction to Justin Trudeau’s explanation of Quantum Computers shows we should raise our expectations

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New quantum technology, and the measurement and definition of time

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Heroes, monsters and people: When it comes to moral choices, outstanding physicists are very ordinary

Did German physicists have a plan in the 1930s? And if so, was their physics any help? Last week, on the plane back from Chicago, I finished Philip Ball’s book about physics in Germany in the nineteen-thirties and -forties. I’m still … Continue reading

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