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Quantum Entanglement and Superconductivity

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Quantum Entanglement and Superconductivity

In this talk at the Perimeter Institute Dr. Subir Sachdev presents the topic of quantum entanglement and its role in the physics of superconductivity. In particular, Dr. Sachdev will discuss the frontiers in the experimental study of high temperature superconductivity and how it is connected to the bizarre quantum behaviour in black holes. For more high […]

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Physics News of the Week: New Evidence for an Exotic Superconducting State

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: New Evidence for an Exotic Superconducting State

Another great autumn week has passed and it’s time to take a look at the top news of the week. As always, here are the top three news stories with corresponding links. For more news and other free stuff, register for our email newsletter. 1. Siding Spring Comet Comet Races Past Mars ( Oct 20) […]

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Historic Footage of Salam, Sciama, Witten and Budinich

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Historic Footage of Salam, Sciama, Witten and Budinich

Here we have a very special video of Abdus Salam, Dennis Sciama, Edward Witten and Paolo Budinich in conversation. Abdus Salam won his Nobel prize for his work on electroweak unification and became the first Muslim to win the Nobel science prize. Dennis Sciama was a leading figure in the British physics circles. He is often […]

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Physics News of the Week: Compact Fusion Reactors and a Watery Moon of Saturn

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: Compact Fusion Reactors and a Watery Moon of Saturn

This week, as always, some amazing physics papers were released, so here’s a quick summary including the links to original articles. For more news register for our email newsletter here. 1. Lockheed Martin Pursues Compact Fusion Reactor Concept (Oct 16) Lockheed Martin, an American global aerospace, defense and security company, has recently made it to the […]

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Lawrence Krauss: Inflation to Eternity

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lawrence Krauss: Inflation to Eternity

In this talk at the CERN Colloquium on Cosmological Physics Lawrence Krauss tackles the topic of cosmic inflation. The last decade or two have represented the golden age of observational cosmology, producing a revolution in our picture of the Universe on its largest scales, and perhaps also its smallest ones. One of the ideas that has in […]

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The Physics of Nothing

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Physics of Nothing

In this video from the World Science Festival we have another great panel of scientists discussing what we know about nothing. An introduction is given by John D. Barrow, who gives a short history of the philosophy and science of empty space and what role it plays in our universe. The other speakers include physicists Frank Wilczek, […]

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Physics News of the Week: A New Subatomic Particle and Nobel Prizes

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Physics News of the Week: A New Subatomic Particle and Nobel Prizes

This week, as always, some amazing physics papers were released, so here’s a quick summary including the links to original articles. For more news register for our email newsletter here. 1. 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for the Development of Blue LED’s (Oct 7) So recently the Nobel prize in physics has been awarded jointly […]

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Why Blue LED’s Are Awesome

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why Blue LED’s Are Awesome

So recently the 2014 Nobel prize in physics has been jointly awarded to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes. “So what’s the big deal with blue LED’s?” you might be asking right now. This short article will take a look at the importance of LED’s in general […]

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