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Space debris threat to geosynchronous satellites has been drastically underestimated

Collisions could occur much more often – and at higher velocities – than previously assumed

Shadows of Saturn's rings complicate ionosphere

New insights revealed by Cassini probe's close approaches

First multimessenger observation of a neutron-star merger is Physics World 2017 Breakthrough of the Year

International collaboration of astronomers and astrophysicists that ushered in new era of astronomy tops our list of the 10 key breakthroughs in physics this year

Continuous atom laser one step closer, say physicists

New way of cooling atoms is unveiled

Gyrated dice achieve perfect packing

A twist in the tale of granular compaction

Qubits transferred between atomic gas and a crystal

System uses optical fibre and three different photons

Kepler and Newton help solve mystery of how some algae swim

Biophysicists identify universal law' of microbe motion

Theorists identify stable tetraquark

Particle with two bottom quarks could be seen at CERN

Gravitational effect reveals earthquake magnitude

Secondary waves induced ahead of the primary wavefront carry additional information

UK Catapults fall short, claims review of technology innovation centres

Independent analysis calls for a halt to any new centres until significant progress' is made

Quantum simulators shed new light on magnetic phase transitions

Separate experiments use ions and Rydberg atoms for qubits

Simple swimmer could drive tiny robots

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European physicists call for 'urgent' completion of nuclear facility

Facility for Anti-Proton and Ion Research in Germany should be built "without further delays"

Open-access quantum computer goes live in Japan

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Microwaves in metamaterial perform quantum search

Entanglement-free approach achieves efficiency unattainable by classical algorithms