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2013-11-26 15:08:20

A colloquium paper published in EPJ D looks into the alleged issues associated with quantum theory. Berthold-Georg Englert from the National University of Singapore reviews a selection of the potential problems of the theory.

2013-07-22 10:18:05

Since Erwin Schroedinger's famous 1935 cat thought experiment, physicists around the globe have tried to create large scale systems to test how the rules of quantum mechanics apply to everyday objects.

2011-11-21 12:37:42

For millennia, writing has been the preferred way to convey information and knowledge from one generation to another.

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2011-04-06 09:39:29

The quantum physics of tailor-made organic macro-molecules – For the first time - as presented in Nature Communications - the quantum behavior of molecules consisting of more than 400 atoms was demonstrated by quantum physicists based at the University of Vienna in collaboration with chemists from Basel and Delaware.

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2010-06-23 14:18:17

The remarkable ability of an electron to exist in two places at once has been controlled in the most common electronic material – silicon - for the first time.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.