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- 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 ...
- Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor
Tom Tombrello, a Caltech physics professor for more than 50 years and an inspiration for freshmen who had to grapple with diabolically complex riddles to enter his legendary class on scientific thinking, has died. He was 78.
- CERN at 60: The Biggest Moments at the Famous Particle Physics Lab
Europe's particle-physics lab, made famous most recently for the discovery of the Higgs boson, turns 60 this week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- Demonstrating to young minds the possibilities of physics
With exotic science equipment in tow, University of Pennsylvania physics professor Larry Gladney gave Philadelphia high school students an eye-popping demonstration of the interactions among sound, light, and energy, but the key message was: "Don't give up."
- Climate Change, Cosmic Dust, Fish-Inspired Wind Farms and DARPA's Post-GPS Push
The following articles are freely available online from Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed magazine in the world devoted to physics and the physical science community.
- Shortage of girls taking A-level physics is ‘appalling’, says Cambridge University’s gender equality champion
The lack of girls taking A-level physics is “appalling” and contributing to the UK having an underskilled workforce, says Cambridge University’s gender equality champion.
- Quantum Computing: Internet Giants’ Latest Craze or Real Paradigm Shift?
Bringing quantum physics into computing would make it possible to rapidly develop algorithms which today would take many years to build. Google has now entered the fray, hiring for its ongoing project one of the foremost brains in quantum computing. Simon Guigue lire la suite
- Renowned Stanford physicist, Nobel laureate Martin Perl dies
PALO ALTO -- Martin L. Perl, a pioneer in the physics field who also won a Nobel Prize during his illustrious five-decade career, died Tuesday, officials at Stanford University confirmed Wednesday.
- Higgs Boson to the World Wide Web: 7 Big Discoveries Made at CERN
The world's biggest atom smasher, where monumental discoveries such as the detection of the once-elusive Higgs boson particle and the creation of antimatter have occurred, is celebrating its 60th anniversary today (Sept. 29). The physics world erupted in excitement in July 2012, when scientists using the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN announced they had detected a particle that looked to be ...
- Bungie’s Destiny Utilizes Havok® Physics, Cloth and Script Technology
Havok®, a leading provider of game development technology announced today that its Physics, Cloth and Script technologies are helping to power Bungie’s highly-anticipated open world shooter, Destiny.