- Quantum Theory Lesson 1: Quantum states
I have just completed the first in a series of youtube video's on quantum theory. This one deal with quantum states. In these video's I attempt to explain quantum mechanics in a way that anyone who has graduated high school could understand. The ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - May 18 2008 - 1:06am
- Old School Analog Logic Better For Quantum Computing
Digital logic, or bits, is the only paradigm for the IT world, and up to now researchers used it almost exclusively to study quantum information processing. But European scientists say that an analog approach is far easier in the quantum world. Modern comp ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 23 2008 - 9:31am
- Solved: One Mystery Of The Geyser On Enceladus
The raging eruption of dust and water from the south pole of Enceladus, Saturn's sixth-largest moon, has intrigued scientists ever since the Cassini spacecraft provided dramatic images of the phenomenon. Physicist Nikolai Brilliantov from the Universi ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 22 2008 - 1:29pm
- Switchyard For Single Electrons
Scientists of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) achieved to transfer very small charge "packets", comprising a well-defined number of few electrons, between metallic electrons precisely by using a single-electron pump. A single-elec ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 24 2008 - 8:30am
- The Top 5 Ways Physics Has Improved Health Care
Many of the greatest inventions in modern medicine were developed by physicists who imported technologies such as X rays, nuclear magnetic resonance, ultrasound, particle accelerators and radioisotope tagging and detection techniques into the medical domai ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 28 2008 - 5:49pm
- Research: Metamaterials And The Stealth Battleship
Naval warships are all-powerful vessels but they are also easy to spot. Concerns about being detected have led the military to develop new stealth technologies that allow ships to be virtually invisible to the human eye, to dodge roaming radars, put heat-s ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 29 2008 - 11:29am
- LHC News: Final ATLAS Detector Installation Completes World's Largest Jigsaw Puzzle
Today the ATLAS collaboration at CERN celebrates the lowering of its last large detector element. The ATLAS detector is the world’s largest general-purpose particle detector, measuring 46 metres long, 25 metres high and 25 metres wide; it weighs 7000 tonne ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 29 2008 - 12:33pm
- Electronic Structure Of DNA Revealed For The First Time
Utilizing a technique that combines low temperature measurements and theoretical calculations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists and others have revealed for the first time the electronic structure of single DNA molecules. The knowledge of the elec ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 1 2008 - 8:24pm
- Squeezed Light Quantum Memory Allows Physicists To Store True 'Nothing'- And Retrieve It
How do scientists store nothing? It may sound like the beginning of a bad joke, but the answer is causing a stir in the realm of quantum physics after two research teams, including one from the University of Calgary, have independently proven it’s possible ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 5 2008 - 11:18am
- Explosive Embossing Puts Holograms In Steel
People who handle explosives usually have heavy-duty tasks to perform – dislodging rocks, demolishing old buildings, or triggering an avalanche. Now explosives can be used for delicate tasks, too, like making it possible to place holograms in steel. Nearly ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 5 2008 - 12:04pm