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Latest Mark G. Raizen Stories

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2010-05-21 08:37:42

A century after Albert Einstein said we would never be able to observe the instantaneous velocity of tiny particles as they randomly shake and shimmy, so called Brownian motion, physicist Mark Raizen and his group have done so.

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2008-03-06 11:50:00

Scientists from the University of Texas at Austin open up new avenues of research using atomic coilguns and lasers

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2005-08-09 18:45:00

Physicists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a new technique for cooling atoms and molecules that will allow them to study quantum physics more effectively with a greater variety of particles.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.