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Physical science is the study of the physical world around you. Learn about everything from electricity to magnetism in this section.
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FEATURED: PHYSICAL SCIENCE

At two remote locations in the United States—one set amid marshes and cypress stands near Livingston, Louisiana, and the other on the arid, treeless plains outside of Richland, Washington—teams of scientists in 2001 were tuning up the largest and most sensitive measuring devices ever built.

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