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Light and Truth: Photon Control for Quantum Computing

Light and Truth: Photon Control for Quantum Computing

Grace Pan April 13, 2014 0

Yale physicists have harvested and controlled light photons to serve as storage bits for quantum information.

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Newton’s Football, the Science Behind America’s Game

Newton’s Football, the Science Behind America’s Game

Elena Malloy April 13, 2014 0

Review of the book Newton’s Football, the Science Behind America’s Game by Allen St. John and Ainissa Ramirez.

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Meet a Physicist: David Poland

Meet a Physicist: David Poland

Mina Himwich March 25, 2014 0

Yale Assistant Professor of Physics David Poland.

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Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian

Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian

Andrew Qi December 25, 2013 1

Yale University professor A. Douglas Stone’s new book is a compelling tale of Einstein’s overlooked contributions to quantum mechanics, made accessible for scientist and casual reader alike

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Ben Horowitz ES ’14: Making a Cosmological Splash

Ben Horowitz ES ’14: Making a Cosmological Splash

Grace Pan December 25, 2013 1

Education has never been an easy issue to tackle, but physics major and Splash co-founder Ben Horowitz has brought non-traditional learning to Yale to distill the hidden passions of thousands of students.

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Q&A: How do dancers spin without becoming dizzy?

Q&A: How do dancers spin without becoming dizzy?

Caroline Ayinon December 24, 2013 0

Scientists have discovered a physiological basis for ballet dancers’ ability to avoid the effects of dizziness

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Advanced Neutron Microscopes on the Horizon

Advanced Neutron Microscopes on the Horizon

Jiahe Gu December 23, 2013 0

A team consisting of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is working to develop a microscope that uses beams of neutrons to produce high-resolution

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Adam Marcus, Dan Spielman, and Nikhil Srivastava Prove 54-year old Kadison-Singer Conjecture

Adam Marcus, Dan Spielman, and Nikhil Srivastava Prove 54-year old Kadison-Singer Conjecture

Ameya Mahajan December 21, 2013 0

Adam Marcus, Daniel Spielman, and Nikhil Srivastava have proven the 54-year-old mathematical problem known as the Kadison-Singer Conjecture, which holds important consequences for the field of interlacing families as well as the mathematical foundations

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Inside the Minds of Two Award-Winning Yale Physicists

Inside the Minds of Two Award-Winning Yale Physicists

Edward Kong December 20, 2013 0

Four Yale Physicists who have recently won awards remark on their achievements, how they became interested in research, and advice they would give to undergraduates considering research in the physical sciences.

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Q&A: Can Temperatures Ever Drop Below Absolute Zero?

Q&A: Can Temperatures Ever Drop Below Absolute Zero?

Ahmed Ansari December 20, 2013 0

Absolute zero is the lowest possible temperature, right? Not quite — physicists have recently developed a negative temperature system by creating an atomic gas that exists at a few billionths of a Kelvin below

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