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How to run slasher slashing detectors in Ethereum 2.0?

"A validator client will likely store tens or hundreds of MB of historical votes to prevent slashings." (Source) Do beacon nodes or validator clients automatically run slashing detectors? If ...
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What is the tech stack behind the Lighthouse client?

What are Lighthouse's major components? What databases did it consider and decide on? Are there elements in its architecture that are particularly differentiated from how other beacon chain clients ...
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What exactly is the content of blocks on the beacon chain?

I am trying to wrap my head around how the POS ethereum will work and have so many questions. First one is basically about the beacon chain. What exactly would the blocks in the beacon chain contain? ...
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Will Beacon node end up supporting smart contracts?

I am aware that part of the PoS migration is the Phase 2, which will introduce the Smart Contract Execution. What is not clear though is if beacon nodes would be expanded to support smart contract ...
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