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Fermilab’s NOvA neutrino experiment kicks off

Five-year-long construction of giant US neutrino experiment complete

Tabletop experiment could detect gravitational waves

Tiny device could beat LIGO to detecting ripples in space–time, say physicists

Retrial granted for jailed Iranian physicist

Supreme Court overturns initial verdict for Omid Kokabee

Black-hole analogue works like a laser

Sound is amplified between two "event horizons" in a Bose–Einstein condensate

Upgrade set for dark-matter detector

XENON1T will begin taking data next year

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The STEM shortage paradox

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A space cowboy's tale

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