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MSU scientists helped uncover new physics while looking for dark matter.


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The origin of Socrates: What we know (and don’t know): When his father died, Socrates became his mother’s guardian. That's because in ancient Athens, women were not allowed to live alone, says Debra Nails, a philosophy professor at MSU.

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