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  • Smart, funny book on why physics matters
    "Physics for Rock Stars" covers why you should trust laws of nature.
  • Physics Olympiad hosts 200 high schoolers
    On Saturday, 200 high school students from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts descended on Sloane Physics Lab to join in a competition designed to test students’ functional understanding of physics.
  • Physics Professor Wins 24-Hour Run, Funds for Special Olympics
    For Physics professor, mother of three, and ultrarunner Jenny Hoffman ’99, “time is [her] most limited resource.”
  • Middle school students learn about physics
    The Honeywell Forces in Motion team is going around to select valley schools and providing an innovating way to teach students physics concepts and ideas.                
  • Physicists Sound Warning To Nail Beauty Fanatics
    Provided by Michael Bishop, Institute of Physics The daily trimming of fingernails and toenails to make them more aesthetically pleasing could be detrimental and potentially lead to serious nail conditions. This is according to researchers at the University of Nottingham who have devised equations to identify the physical laws that govern nail growth, and used them to throw light on the causes ...
  • Ithaca Physics Bus and local teens take physics to NYC
    Several Cornell graduate students in the field of physics and the science outreach specialist for Xraise Cornell, the outreach program of CLASSE (Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education) took advantage of the new Ithaca Physics Bus to showcase the work of local school-age JunkGenies at the World Maker Faire, Sept. 20-21, at the New York Hall of Science in New York City.
  • Bright idea scores Nobel in physics
    American and 2 Japanese scientists awarded high honor for cooking up a new light bulb "to the benefit of us all"
  • Nobel Prize for physics: How LEDs change the world.
    The Nobel Prize for physics was awarded Tuesday to the inventors of blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs). The Nobel-winners' creation is already transforming everyday devices in the developed world, and are bringing cheaper, better light to those who don't have it.
  • Nobel Prize for physics: How LEDs change the world (+video)
    The Nobel Prize for physics was awarded Tuesday to the inventors of blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs). The Nobel-winners' creation is already transforming everyday devices in the developed world, and are bringing cheaper, better light to those who don't have it.
  • Spooky Quantum Physics Demonstration Tonight: How to Watch Live
    Dive headlong into the weird world of quantum mechanics tonight (Oct. 1) with Harvard physics professor Subir Sachdev who will explain the link between the strange phenomena of spooky quantum entanglement and the wonder of weightless levitation made possible by superconductors. You can watch a live webcast on Live Science of Sachdev's presentation at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical ...

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