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### Model independence

How will we deal with the deluge of data from current and future particle colliders? Michela Massimi explains why "model independence" could hold the answer

Read article: Glimpsing Chernobyl’s hidden hotspots

### Glimpsing Chernobyl’s hidden hotspots

Can drones be used to map radiation levels around the Chernobyl nuclear site? Peter Martin and Tom Scott visit the exclusion zone surrounding the plant to find out

Read article: Building a planet-sized telescope

### Building a planet-sized telescope

A behind-the-scenes look at some of the hardware that made the Event Horizon Telescope – and the iconic first image of a black hole – possible

Read article: The invisibility of length contraction

### The invisibility of length contraction

Objects travelling at relativistic speeds will shorten as a consequence of Einstein's special relativity. But what, asks David Appell, if you try to look at such an object?