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Latest Rydberg atom Stories

2012-06-05 11:31:01

Researchers from the University of Bonn have just shown how a single atom can be split into its two halves, pulled apart and put back together again.

2012-01-26 13:01:48

Does antimatter behave differently in gravity than matter?

Physicists Mimic Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids Inside Single Atom
2012-01-25 04:06:50

Rice University physicists have gone to extremes to prove that Isaac Newton's classical laws of motion can apply in the atomic world: They've built an accurate model of part of the solar system inside a single atom of potassium.

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2010-07-13 08:26:09

An international team measures the charge radius of the hydrogen nucleus and stumbles across some mysteries of physics.

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2010-05-07 09:30:00

In an achievement that could help enable fast quantum computers, University of Michigan physicists have built a better Rydberg atom trap.

2009-06-24 11:09:48

A group of University of Oklahoma researchers led by Dr. James P. Shaffer, Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy, have discovered giant Rydberg molecules with a bond as large as a red blood cell.

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2009-04-23 12:00:10

Scientists say the Rydberg molecule, a molecule that until now existed only in theory, has finally been created.

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2008-07-01 16:10:00

Nearly a century after Danish physicist Niels Bohr offered his planet-like model of the hydrogen atom, a Rice University-led team of physicists has created giant, millimeter-sized atoms that resemble it more closely than any other experimental realization yet achieved.


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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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