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Two researchers have broken an encryption protocol that many saw as a promising defense against the power of quantum computing.

By studying how electric organs arose in different lineages of fish, scientists gain new insights into a long-standing question of evolutionary biology.

Two mathematicians have proven Patterson’s conjecture, which was designed to explain a strange pattern in sums involving prime numbers.

The key to understanding the origin and fate of the universe may be a more complete understanding of the vacuum.

The solutions to Einstein’s equations that describe a spinning black hole won’t blow up, even when poked or prodded.

A hidden link has been found between two seemingly unrelated particle collision outcomes. It’s the latest example of a mysterious web of mathematical connections between disparate theories of physics.

New research finds that chaos plays a bigger role in population dynamics than decades of ecological data seemed to suggest.

In the days after the mega-telescope started delivering data, astronomers reported new discoveries about galaxies, stars, exoplanets and even Jupiter.

Three computer scientists have posted a proof of the NLTS conjecture, showing that systems of entangled particles can remain difficult to analyze even away from extremes.

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