The Data That Threatened to Break Physics

What does a rational scientist do with an impossible result?

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Feb 22 · 12 min read
Photos: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

By Ransom Stephens

Antonio Ereditato insists that our interview be carried out through Skype with both cameras on. Just the other side of middle age, his salt-and-pepper hair frames wide open eyes and a chiseled chin. He smiles easily and his gaze captures your…

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