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Troubled Times for Alternatives to Einstein’s Theory of Gravity

Miguel Zumalacárregui knows what it feels like when theories die. In September 2017, he was at the Institute for Theoretical Physics in Saclay, near Paris, to speak at a meeting about dark energy and modified gravity. The official news had not yet broken about an epochal astronomical measurement—the detection, by ...

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Hard Times in Venezuela Breed Malaria as Desperate Flock to Mines

Hard Times in Venezuela Breed Malaria as Desperate Flock to Mines By NICHOLAS CASEY August 14, 2016 Carlos Raphael, right, and his crew in July, mining for gold at the Cuatro Muertos, or Four Dead Men, an illegal mine near Las Claritas, Venezuela, that is 15 stories deep. By NICHOLAS CASEY August 14, 2016 ...

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Amid Grim Economic Forecasts, Cubans Fear a Return to Darker Times

MEXICO CITY — During the economic turmoil of the early 1990s, power cuts in Havana were so routine that residents called the few hours of daily electricity “lightouts.” Now, grim economic forecasts; the crisis in its patron, Venezuela; and government warnings to save energy have stoked fears among Cubans of ...

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