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Quantum coherence and quantum entanglement are two landmark features of quantum physics, and now physicists have show that in theory the two phenomena are "operationally equivalent"—that is, equivalent for all practical...

source: PhysOrg

One image that has recurred several times at the Convergence meeting is a slide Neil Turok used in his opening talk, showing “all known physics” in a single image. This is, of course, an equation, from the Standard Model of particle physics, containing terms...

source: Forbes

Quantum mechanics governs the quirky, counterintuitive way the world works at the small scales of atoms and subatomic particles. It might also be important for helping animals understand their place in their surroundings. New research suggests that wood mice, commonly found...

source: Scientific American

For many sea creatures, regrowing a lost limb is routine. But when a young jellyfish loses a tentacle or two to the jaws of a sea turtle, for example, it rearranges its remaining limbs to ensure it can still eat and swim properly. The adaption...

source: Scientific American

Are traditional bulky turbines the only way to capture the energy blowing in the wind? The answer is apparently no. Earlier this year, a team of scientists measured how a flag made of the right material can be well-suited for the production of energy. Read the associated...

source: WorldCrunch

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a 32-year-old theoretical astrophysicist. Her academic home is the elite physics department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In one sense, she may be among a dying breed: Prescod-Weinstein is a...

source: The Huffington Post


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