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There is something deeply ingrained in human behavior that unwittingly forces us to see the concept of a streak, winning or losing, in a situation that couldn't be any more random.
Physicists at the University of Rochester have created a silicon nanocavity that allows light to be trapped longer than in other similarly-sized optical cavities.
Some of the most active volcanoes in the world can be found in the Galapagos Islands. These volcanoes are responsible for more than 50 eruptions in the last 200 years. Even with such activity, scientists knew far more...
Until recently measuring a 27-dimensional quantum state would have been a time-consuming, multistage process using a technique called quantum tomography, which is similar to creating a 3D image from many 2D ones.
Most people can see their body's movement in the absence of light
The ability to shrink laboratory-scale processes to automated chip-sized systems would revolutionize biotechnology and medicine.
researcher at the University of Rochester has developed a process to grow highly customizable coatings of foam-like polymers.
The RRPC presented awards to four individuals who have helped advance the Optics, Photonics and Imaging industry in the Rochester region. Rochester, NY (PRWEB)
Researchers at the University of Rochester have measured for the first time light emitted by photoluminescence from a nanodiamond levitating in free space.
Madagascar has long been known as a hotspot of biodiversity. Although it represents only one percent of the earth's area, it is home to about three percent of all animal and plant species on the planet. But research suggests the island's heyday of species development may be all but over.
Edward Gibson is a former astronaut for NASA as well as a pilot, engineer, and physicist. He was born Edward George Gibson on November 8, 1936 in Buffalo, New York. After his graduation from Kenmore Senior High School, he went on to attend the University of Rochester in New York State where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering in June 1959. He subsequently attended the California Institute of Technology where he earned his Master of Science degree in engineering in June...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
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