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Physics and Astronomy News Archive: December 2013

Image: Astronomers Discover Planet That Shouldn't Be There
Astronomers Discover Planet That Shouldn't Be There
Source: UA   Posted: 12/8/13
The discovery of a giant planet orbiting its star at 650 times the average Earth-Sun distance has astronomers puzzled over how such a strange system came to be.

Image: You can’t get entangled without a wormhole
You can’t get entangled without a wormhole
Source: MIT   Posted: 12/8/13
MIT physicist finds the creation of entanglement simultaneously gives rise to a wormhole.







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'The strength and weakness of physicists is that we believe in what we can measure. And if we can't measure it, then we say it probably doesn't exist. And that closes us off to an enormous amount of phenomena that we may not be able to measure because they only happened once. For example, the Big Bang. ... That's one reason why they scoffed at higher dimensions for so many years. Now we realize that there's no alternative... '

Michio Kaku
(1947-)





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