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

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

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

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

Why Blue LED’s Are Awesome

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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Big News in Astrophysics: Primordial Gravitational Waves Detected

Big News in Astrophysics: Primordial Gravitational Waves Detected

| March 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

So recently some rumors have been floating online  about a big discovery in astrophysics. And it turns out, scientists working at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center have announced finding convincing evidence of primordial gravitational waves — a discovery as big as the elusive Higgs boson particle.  The detection has yet to be published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, […]

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