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Quantum Inverted Pendulum
2013-08-28 08:18:43

A simple pendulum has two equilibrium points: hanging in the "down" position and perfectly inverted in the "up" position.

One More Victory Scored Over Uncertainty In Quantum Physics Measurements
2012-02-27 05:56:47

For scientists working in quantum physics, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle says that measurements of properties such as the momentum of an object and its exact position cannot be simultaneously specified with arbitrary accuracy.

2008-12-05 19:39:17

Demand for taxpayer funded in-vitro fertilization among women over 40 in Australia has doubled in recent years, officials said. The Sydney Daily Telegraph reported Friday that the number of women over 40 wishing to conceive has more than doubled government payments to IVF programs to $42.6 million in the last four years. Michael Chapman from IVF Australia said the rate of successful pregnancy for women over 45 is appalling, the newspaper said. We as doctors present the facts, and the facts...


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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