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Physics Week in Review: January 13, 2018

Mysterious fast radio bursts could come from magnetars, birds of paradise have the ultimate black feathers, and there's more weird results regarding the mass of the proton. Plus much more in this week's physics highlights. New Nature paper strengthens the...
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