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2014-06-17 12:26:36

Carefully fabricating nanofibers by heating and pulling may make for highly-efficient, optics-based, low-power atom traps WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take

2014-05-26 13:26:05

Michael Lewis's bestselling book "Flash Boys" describes how some brokers, engaging in high frequency trading, exploit fast telecommunications to gain fraction-of-a-second advantage in the buying and selling of stocks.

2014-04-23 12:32:18

UMD celebrates grand opening of world-class research and education facility COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

2014-02-13 10:38:36

Atomtronics is an emerging technology whereby physicists use ensembles of atoms to build analogs to electronic circuit elements.

2014-01-03 15:51:23

The 18th century writer Adam Smith provided a workable metaphor for the way society utilizes resources.

Living On The Edge
2013-10-21 12:28:24

Topology -- the understanding of how things are connected -- remains abstract, even with the popular example of doughnuts and coffee cups.

2013-05-21 10:38:03

Entanglement, by general consensus of physicists, is the weirdest part of quantum science.

Rubidium Vapor Stores Visual Images
2013-04-04 19:22:16

Scientists have demonstrated how they are able to store visual images within a thin vapor of rubidium atoms.

Reading Photons In Quantum Information Enters A New Phase
2013-01-07 07:44:51

A new device developed by researchers at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) uses an active detection process to establish a new, more accurate standard for reading quantum information.

2012-05-31 01:14:40

The storage of light-encoded messages on film and compact disks and as holograms is ubiquitous---grocery scanners, Netflix disks, credit-card images are just a few examples.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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