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Sunday Science: A New Test for Quantum Gravity

Sabine Hossenfelder Sabine Hossenfelder
After countless attempts to develop a theory of quantum gravity, physicists are now trying their hand at measuring it through various experiments. This week we have a new proposal for an experiment, and it's a quite clever idea. Let’s have a look.

Sunday Science: New Technique To Reveal Virtual Particles

Sabine Hossenfelder Sabine Hossenfelder - Science News
The experiment this week is about an experiment which will measure nothing. But not any nothing. A very specific nothing, that's the vacuum of quantum electrodynamics.

The W Boson Is More Massive Than Expected

John Conway The Conversation
A decade of science and trillions of collisions show the W boson is more massive than expected – a physicist on the team explains what it means for the Standard Model

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How Quantum Mechanics Helps Birds Find Their Way

Some birds use Earth's magnetic field to navigate, but how they do this has been a mystery. Now, researchers have found a protein in bird eyes with a quantum mechanical sensitivity to magnetic fields.

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