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Espresso in Space
January 28, 2015
Radical cup design lets astronauts sip espresso in free fall.
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Pinpointing Heart Attacks
January 26, 2015
New model of cardiac muscle tissue could provide important insights into atrial fibrillation.
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Strange Pasta
January 21, 2015
A form of matter known as "nuclear pasta" in neutron star crusts may be even weirder than previously thought.
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Sonic Booms in Nerves
January 20, 2015
Shock waves in nerve cells could speed signals.
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In this issue: Q & A with the 2015 APS president, top physics stories of 2014, Brookhaven's new light source, the growth of online digital archives, and more.
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