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10 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Mapping the optimal route between two quantum states

As a quantum state collapses from a quantum superposition to a classical state or a different superposition, it will follow a path known as a quantum trajectory.


Related Topix: Physics, Science

16 hrs ago | Overclockers Club

Properties Separated from Particles in Experiment

In 2001 an idea was published that under quantum mechanics, particles could behave like the Cheshire Cat and have their properties separated from the particle, like the grin being found off of the cat from Alice's Adventure in Wonderland .


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Dance program aids Parkinson's patients

But since being told she had Parkinson's disease eight years ago, Hill has refused to sit down and take the diagnosis.


Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Ashland, OR

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Local high school student attends youth leadership seminar

Alexandra Gessesse daughter of Alexandra Hazandrea and Menasse Gessesse of Apple Valley and student at Granite Hills High School recently attended the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held at Chapman University and joined more than 190 other young high school leaders from the region.


Gorilla Girls redux

No, it's not the work of the Gorilla Girls, circa 1984, who protested against MoMA's 169-artist show that took in only 13 women, not to mention the exhibit curator's contention that those bypassed should rethink their careers.



The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties

The Quantum Cheshire Cat: Can a particle be separated from its properties? On July 29, the prestigious journal, Nature Communications , published the results of the first Cheshire Cat experiment, separating a neutron from its magnetic field, conducted by Chapman University in Orange, CA, and Vienna University of Technology.


Related Topix: Orange, CA, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Physics, Science

The Wave

Chapman gives students chance at hands-on movie making

Maddie Gwinn, 17, of Overlake School in Bellevue, Wash., takes a shot low to the ground as instructor Tom Ptasinski looks over her shoulder during the filming of a short movie by high school students at Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.


Related Topix: Bellevue, WA, Education Etc., Theater, Arts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wave

Summer in full swing

The entire Chapman community, as well as interested residents, were invited to attend the event, which boasted free admission and parking for its attendees.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Autopsy Finds Slain Robbery Suspect Who Allegedly Begged For Her Life Wasn’t Pregnant

Long Beach homeowner Tom Greer, 80, told a TV station he began firing after his collarbone was broken during an assault by the woman and a man that Greer discovered in his home.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime, Life, Self Defense

PhysicsWeb Events

Paradoxical pigeons are the latest quantum conundrum

First there was Schrodinger's cat, now an international team of physicists has come up with a new animal-related paradox involving "quantum pigeons".


Related Topix: Physics, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

My Edmonds

Meadowdale graduate competes for his dream tonight on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

Who is Casey Askew? The 19-year old dancer is putting Edmonds on the map in this season's run of So You Think You Can Dance .


Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, So You Think You Can Dance

OC-centric New Play Festival at Chapman University to Run 8/21-31

The fourth annual edition of OC-centric: Orange County's New Play Festival introduces Southland audiences to four local playwrights emerging as powerful voices in Southland theatre, and a quartet of intriguing and satisfying plays from their imaginations - stories brought to life by actors and directors from across Southern California in ... (more)


Related Topix: Orange County, CA, California, Fullerton, CA


'Dear White People': You Now Need At Least Two Black Friends

THIS JUST IN: "Dear white people: the minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has just been raised to two.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS Local

Second Defendant Takes Stand In Fatal Santa Ana Nightclub Beating Case

The second defendant accused in the deadly beating of a 23-year-old Westminster woman outside a Santa Ana nightclub took the stand Monday as the trial draws to a close.


Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, Westminster, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014


"The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution"

George Leef reviews a new book by John Compton, political scientist at Chapman University, on how evangelical anti-vice campaigns against gambling, liquor and other social ills helped undermine the Constitution's curbs on centralized power, paving the way for later Progressive gains.


Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Wave

Youth orchestra looks to the future through the eyes of students

With more than 90 young musicians, Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra is alive and well in Orange County.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Orange County Register

8 easy ways to boost your productivity

Workplace distractions are everywhere, especially in an age of social media and open-plan offices.


Related Topix: Orange, CA, Irvine, CA, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Santa Monica, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Back Stage

Funding Dance Training with NYC Dance Alliance

In the ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel just north of Times Square, dozens of dancers draped their legs over the backs of chairs and stretched on the carpeted floor for their shot at a college scholarship.


Related Topix: Pace University, Point Park University, Park University, Arts, Ballet

Coast Magazine

OC Economy

"Trends are in place for a better Orange County economy this year and for a much better economy for 2015," according to a mid-year report by Chapman University economist Dr. Esmael Adibi.


Related Topix: Orange County, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Wave

Summer concert series return to Chapman University

Chapman University's annual free summer concert series will start July 18. This year's theme is "Throwback Summer," with three bands covering classic rock and doo-wop.