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2013-11-16 23:04:05

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics announces a multimillion-dollar partnership with the Krembil Foundation to establish prestigious research chairs for two of the world’s top young theoretical physicists. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics announced today a multimillion-dollar partnership with the Krembil Foundation to establish prestigious research chairs for two of the world’s top young theoretical physicists....

2012-12-24 15:14:47

Forget solid, liquid, and gas: there are in fact more than 500 phases of matter. In a major paper in today's issue of Science, Perimeter Faculty member Xiao-Gang Wen reveals a modern reclassification of all of them. Condensed matter physics — the branch of physics responsible for discovering and describing most of these phases — has traditionally classified phases by the way their fundamental building blocks — usually atoms — are arranged. The key is something...


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