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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

Google Backs Second Quantum Computing Effort

The Internet search giant on Tuesday said it is backing a project to design and build "new quantum information processors" with researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science, Computer Science, Search Engines, CPU, Science / Technology, Computers, University of Southern California

5 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Cute Dog Video Answers Mystery Of The Cosmos. Maybe.

Around 400 BC, the Greek philosopher Democritus and other "atomists" make the radical proposition that below all the worlds' appearances, all matter is composed of tiny, indivisible particles.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Feynman Lectures On Physics Now Available Online Free Of Charge

Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website are pleased to present this online edition of The Feynman Lectures on Physics.

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Related Topix: Science, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

9 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Single Laser Stops Molecular Tumbling Motion Instantly

In the quantum world, making the simple atom behave is one thing, but making the more complex molecule behave is another story.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Science, Astronomy

13 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

How to Teach Physics to Your Dog, Now With More "Quantum" [Uncertain Principles]

If you're making your weekly check of the ebook editions of my quantum book , you may have noticed a change: they're no longer sporting the original black cover you'll see in the right sidebar, but a new cover based on the smash hit UK edition .

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16 hrs ago | ResearchBuzz

WordPress, Bauhaus, Physics, More: Morning Buzz, September 2nd, 2014

Ubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 has been released . The Feynman Lectures on Physics are now available in their entirety online and for free .

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology

20 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Neutrinos Created By Energy-Generating Fusion...

Thanks to one of the most sensitive neutrino detectors on Earth, physicists have for the first time confirmed the existence of low-energy neutrinos created by the "keystone" proton-proton fusion process taking place in the core of the sun , ending a search that has been going on in the scientific community for decades.

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Related Topix: Science, Irvine, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Star

SRNS interns complete summer program

Submitted photo SRNS President and CEO Carol Johnson, right, talks with SNRS interns Rebecca Lewis, left, Michael Williams and Ansley Summer.

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Ubergizmo

Scientist Uses Physics To Visually Map Out His WiFi Signal

We're sure many of you experience some frustration when you go to certain areas of your house, only to find that WiFi in that particular area is either very bad or non-existent at all.

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Related Topix: Science, Gadgets

ZPEnergy.com

NASA successfully tests space drive self-powered by energy from the vacuum

From Tom Bearden's website : NASA has conducted long-awaited experiments to prove that the fabled space drive, capable of generating its own thrust and breaking a fundamental law of physics, works.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Science

New Scientist

Boost for cancer therapy sought by Ashya King's family

A police hunt was launched last week after the parents of a child with a type of brain cancer called medulloblastoma removed him from Southampton General Hospital and fled to Spain.

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The Japan Times

After STAP scandal, Riken plots its future

With recent revelations of misconduct involving its research on so-called STAP cells, stem cell researcher Haruko Obokata and her employer, Riken Institute, have come under intense scrutiny and criticism.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, World News, Japan, Asia, Science, Chemistry

Shelter Island Reporter

Suffolk Closeup: A scientific look at politics

On June 28, a group of Congressional representatives, led by Tim Bishop who represents Shelter Island, hosted a reception in East Hampton for a fellow congressman, Bill Foster of Illinois.

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Related Topix: Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate, Science, Department of Energy

Engadget

Physics' best-known lectures are now available to everyone on the web

Ask professors about important physics lectures, and they'll probably point you toward Richard Feynman's famous 1964 talks.

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CiteULike

Probabilities from entanglement, Born's rule p_k=aS IS_kaS ^2 from envariance

I show how probabilities arise in quantum physics by exploring implications of environment - assisted invariance or envariance , a recently discovered symmetry exhibited by entangled quantum systems.

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Gizmag

Fermilab experiment will attempt to answer whether we actually live in "the Matrix"

In what may be one of the most mind-bogglingly surreal experiments ever floated, scientists at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory will attempt to discover if the universe is "real" or merely a holographic 3-D illusion that we just think is real.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Science, Gadgets

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Nanodot

What kind of nanomachines will advanced nanotechnology use?

Long-term readers of Nanodot will be familiar with the work of Richard Jones, a UK physicist and author of Soft Machines: Nanotechnology and Life , reviewed in Foresight Update Number 55 page 10. Basically Jones follows Eric Drexler's lead in Engines of Creation in arguing that the molecular machinery found in nature provides an existence proof of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Scientific Blogging

How The Higgs Became The Target Of Run 2 At The Tevatron

Until the second half of the nineties, when the LEP collider started to be upgraded to investigate higher centre-of-mass energies of electron-positron collisions than those until then produced at the Z mass, the Higgs boson was not the main focus of experiments exploring the high-energy frontier.

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TheDailyBeast.com

Is the Cosmos Just a Big Hologram?

What if our 4D Universe isn't actually 4D? Enter the holographic principle-the craziest thing you'll read about today.

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The Sand Trap

New Callaway Driver: Big Bertha V Series

Speed Optimized Technology is written on the toe. As they did with the most recent Big Bertha series, Callaway is pushing the physics angle, their Sir Isaac Newton caricature From looking at both clubs, the Ping will be the straighter, consistent club for those that need/want help -- I assume that tail gives it a higher MOI.

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