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Humans Are All More Closely Related Than We Commonly Think

Humans Are All More Closely Related Than We Commonly Think

Humans Are All More Closely Related Than We Commonly Think Scott Hershberger The late esteemed English actor Christopher Lee traced his ancestry directly to Charlemagne. In 2010 Lee released a symphonic metal album paying homage to the first Holy Roman emperor—but his enthusiasm may have been a tad excessive. After all, says geneticist Adam Rutherford,…

Simulation Shows Potential for Glowing Gravitons

Simulation Shows Potential for Glowing Gravitons

Simulation Shows Potential for Glowing Gravitons Charlie Wood Peer closely enough, and everything begins to look granular. Trees are made largely of quarks. Sunbeams are swarms of photons. Phones run on streams of electrons. Physicists have detected particles of matter, light, and most forces—but no experiment has yet unveiled gravity’s grainy side. Many…