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Newly Discovered Mega Comet May Be The Largest Observed In Human History
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Newly Discovered Mega Comet May Be The Largest Observed In Human History

A giant comet found far out in the solar system could be 1,000 times more massive than a typical comet,…
Physicists observed particle oscillate between matter and antimatter for the first time
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Physicists observed particle oscillate between matter and antimatter for the first time

According to the Standard Model, after the Big Bang, matter and antimatter were produced in equal amounts. However, today it…
Researchers have observed atoms with record resolution
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Researchers have observed atoms with record resolution

In recent decades, physicists have succeeded in probing matter at increasingly small scales until they reach the atomic scale. These…
Quantum entanglement has been directly observed at the macroscopic scale
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Quantum entanglement has been directly observed at the macroscopic scale

When two quantum systems are entangled, they lose all individuality to be described as one and the same entity. The…
For the first time, the orbit of electrons within excitons has been observed
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For the first time, the orbit of electrons within excitons has been observed

In 1931, Soviet physicist Yakov Frenkel introduced the concept of excitons to describe the behavior of excited atoms in the…
Interstellar Intruder 2I / Borisov is possibly the most pristine comet ever observed
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Interstellar Intruder 2I / Borisov is possibly the most pristine comet ever observed

The researchers say the first known interstellar comet to visit our solar system may be the most intact ever discovered,…
Largest supernova remnant ever observed
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Largest supernova remnant ever observed

When a massive star reaches the end of its life after having exhausted all its fuel, it explodes into a…
Polarons were observed for the first time
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Polarons were observed for the first time

First introduced in 1933 by Soviet physicist Lev Landau, polarons are quasi-particles used to describe interactions between electrons and atoms…
Octopuses observed hitting fish to control them, or sometimes out of spite
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Octopuses observed hitting fish to control them, or sometimes out of spite

In what one of them defines as “the funniest study to write in your entire career,” researchers describe and document…
The great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn observed across the world (photos)
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The great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn observed across the world (photos)

Despite the many difficulties that earthlings had to endure in 2020, the cosmos offered them a few moments of respite…
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