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The hot problem of black hole firewalls

For the last four years, physicists studying the mathematical underpinnings of black holes have been wrestling with a strange idea: that black holes contain a region known as a "firewall," which utterly annihilates matter ...

dateApr 14, 2016 in Astronomy
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The flowers miss the bees

We can thank bees for one of every three bites of food we eat. Bees pollinate crops that range from blueberries and cherries to almonds, squash and coffee beans. Bees also help ecosystems thrive by encouraging a diversity ...

dateApr 14, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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