Institute of Physics

No longer splitting hairs over splitting atoms?

As public opinion shifts and many more governments around the world consider nuclear energy as a solution to climate concerns and energy security, it is time to ask why it has become a more attractive option. The Institute ...

Jul 29, 2008
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Should physicists work to the sound of silence?

In this month's issue of Physics World, Felicity Mellor, a senior lecturer in science communication at Imperial College London, questions whether the requirement of the modern physicist to collaborate and communicate is pre ...

Apr 01, 2014
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Can we detect quantum behaviour in viruses?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The weird world of quantum mechanics describes the strange, often contradictory, behaviour of small inanimate objects such as atoms. Researchers have now started looking for ways to detect quantum properties ...

Mar 11, 2010
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