The Problem With Science Communication

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Images and references:
Holographic wormhole, via Nature –

‘Did physicists create a wormhole in a quantum computer?’ by Davide Castelvecchi, via Nature –

Traversable Holographic Wormhole by Sarag Wells, via Vice –

‘Quantum teleportation opens a ‘wormhole in space–time’’ by Martijn Boerkamp, via Physics World –

‘Physicists Create a Holographic Wormhole’ by Natalie Wolchover, via Quanta –

‘the Smallest, Crummiest Wormhole You Can Imagine’, via The New York Times –

‘How Physicists Created a Holographic, via Quanta –

Quantum computer imagery, via Quantumai –

‘Nuclear fusion breakthrough’, via Sky News –

‘NASA scientist explains why images from new telescope astounded him’, via CNN on YouTube –

‘Neutrino Faster Than Speed of Light’, via Associated Press –

‘Michio Kaku on Quantum Computing’, via PowerfulJRE –

AskScience AMA Series, via r/askscience on Reddit –

‘Professor Andrei Linde celebrates physics breakthrough’, via Stanford –

‘Gravitational waves turn to dust’ by Ian Sample, via The Guardian –

‘The First Room-Temperature Ambient-Pressure Superconductor’, Sukbae Lee, Ji-Hoon Kim, Young-Wan Kwon, 2023, via arXiv –

‘What’s the buzz about LK-99?’, via Global News –

Meissner effect, via @andrewmccalip on Twitter –

‘Will LK99 Superconductor CHANGE THE WORLD?’, via Breaking Points on YouTube –

‘Superconductor Breakthroughs’, via WSJ –

LK99 claims forum post, via Spacebattles –

Copper graph, via Handbook of Electromagnetic Materials –

LK-99 Superconductor ​showing levitation –

‘Unreliable social science research’ by Cathleen O’Grady, via Science –

Tiny Neutrinos article by Dennis Overbye, via The NYT –

‘The Crisis in Cosmology’ by Astrophysics in Process, via Medium –

‘Some scientists speak of a “crisis in cosmology.”’ by Adam Frank, via Big Think –

‘Why is there a ‘crisis’ in cosmology?’ by Paul Sutter, via Space –

‘Breakthrough in nuclear fusion, via PBS NewsHour on YouTube –

DOE National Lab press conference, via U.S. Department of Energy on YouTube –

‘Nuclear fusion breakthrough’ by Catherine Clifford, via CNBC –

‘US officials announce nuclear fusion breakthrough’, via CNN –

Nuclear fusion article, via CNN –

Climate catastrophe article by Robin McKie, via The Guardian –

Nuclear fusion article by Nicola Davis, via The Guardian –

Fusion breakthrough article, via Imperial College London –

Wednesday briefing by Archive Bland, via The Guardian –

Sky Sport News Bulletin, via Sky Sport NZ on YouTube –

Alien Probe Ignored Us article by Ed Maz –

Attempts to scan the mysterious Oumuamua ‘comet’ article by Shivali Best, via MailOnline –

‘Have Aliens Found Us?’ by Isaac Chotiner –

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Written by Derek Muller
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