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Giant Magellan Telescope Organization president resigns

Management upheaval hits governing body as Ed Moses steps down

Plan for supersized entanglement is unveiled by physicist

Two 100 g mirrors could behave as quantum-mechanical objects

Brown dwarf's powerful auroras shine bright

Radio and optical emissions suggest that the sub-stellar objects behave more like planets than stars

Reservoir of ultracold atoms is filled continuously

Device could lead to better quantum accelerometers

Stretchable graphene transistors inspired by kirigami

Japanese art of paper cutting used to make micron-sized electronic and mechanical devices

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Curing the Curie complex

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Room at the bottom

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