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2013-08-19 23:20:38

Canada’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is pleased to announce the schedule for BrainSTEM: Your Future Is Now Festival. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Canada’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is pleased to announce the schedule for BrainSTEM: Your Future Is Now Festival. From Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, this one-of-a-kind scientific celebration will connect the public with the latest and most intriguing technological innovations through a series of...

2012-02-16 13:57:12

We are on the cusp of a new information revolution – a quantum leap in technology – and the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo is leading the way. With the world´s largest concentration of researchers working to harness the forces of quantum mechanics, the institute stands to transform computing, communications and other technologies. “We are learning to speak the language of the quantum realm – of atoms and electrons and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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