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'One of physics' greatest mysteries': the most precise astronomical test of electromagnetism yet

‘One of physics’ greatest mysteries’: the most precise astronomical test of electromagnetism yet

Credit: NASA There is an inconvenient and annoying problem with our understanding of the laws of nature that physicists have been trying to explain for decades. It’s about electromagnetism, the law of the interaction of atoms and light, which explains everything from why you don’t fall through the ground to why the sky is blue. …

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'One of physics' greatest mysteries': We've studied distant suns in the most precise astronomical test of electromagnetism yet

‘One of physics’ greatest mysteries’: We’ve studied distant suns in the most precise astronomical test of electromagnetism yet

There is an inconvenient and annoying problem with our understanding of the laws of nature that physicists have been trying to explain for decades. It’s about electromagnetism, the law of the interaction of atoms and light, which explains everything from why you don’t fall through the ground to why the sky is blue. Our theory …

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