Physics

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That Horrible Spanish Train Crash Appears to Have Been Caused By a Reckless Driver

With terrible consequences.

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Scientific Proof That Cities Are Like Nothing Else in Nature

A physicist explains why we've never been able to come up with a proper metaphor.

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The Real Reason Cities Are Centers of Innovation

GDP and patents in cities usually grow at a faster rate than population. But why?

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The World's Leading Science Cities

A new study ranks the top cities for physics research around the world.

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Why Crowds Can Turn Deadly

New research confirms that human psychology isn't the cause. Physics is.

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The Science of How We Walk

An emerging field of research is devoted to studying pedestrian behavior