Archive: 09/28/2005

Explain physics with the whole instead of particles

Physicists usually describe the world from the vantage point of its smallest component parts. But quantum theory does not allow itself to be conceptually crammed into such a framework. Instead, in her dissertation at Uppsala ...

Sep 28, 2005
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Manipulation of single atoms provides fundamental insights

It seemed like science-fiction just a few years ago, but is now common practice for scientists at the Paul Drude Institute for Solid State Electronics (PDI) in Berlin. The scientists manipulate single atoms resting on surfaces ...

Sep 28, 2005
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