Dr. Martin Jesse Klein, highly-regarded historian of modern physics, passed away last year in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at the age of 84.
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Bonnie T. Fleming, recently appointed Horace D. Taft Associate Professor of Physics, focuses her research on experimentally defining the fundamental behavior of the tiny elemental particles known as neutrinos.
Thanks to preserved evidence of melanin in a fossil feather from Brazil, paleontologists at the Peabody Museum have come one step closer to reconstructing a visual representation of early birds and dinosaurs.
Snowflakes are miniscule crystals of ice that contain intricate surface patterns on every face. This complex geometry acts as a mirror, reflecting nearly all the light that strikes it.
Since joining the Yale faculty in 1998, Schoelkopf, newly endowed William A. Norton Professor of Applied Physics and Physics, has focused on quantum computing and nanoscale physics.
A collaboration led by Yale professors Rob Schoelkopf, Michel Devoret, and Steven Girvin is developing a method of communication between qubits, a “quantum bus,” which could be extended to systems involving more qubits working at greater distances.
Particle accelerators allow scientists to give small-massed particles, such as protons and electrons, a substantial amount of kinetic energy to collide with targets in order to study subatomic particles.
Assistant Professor Physics Richard Easther recently received a 5-year National Science Foundation Career Award. Easther’s research focuses on theoretical elementary particles, such as superstring theory and cosmology. Charles University recently awarded the 2008 Commemorative Medal to Gibbs Professor of Physics
It is the rare scientific concept that manages to crossover to the vernacular. It is even rarer that the concept becomes essential to the standard ninth grade social studies curriculum, but diffusion has done it. You may have been introduced
Anthony Zee’s Fearful Symmetry: the Search for Beauty in Modern Physics distinguishes itself in its attempt to construct a way of seeing that uses both scientific and artistic approaches.