Institute of Physics

What if there is only one universe?

( -- Lee Smolin, author of the bestselling science book The Trouble with Physics and a founding member and research physicist at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Canada, writes exclusively ...

dateJun 04, 2009 in General Physics
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Making quantum cryptography practical

Quantum cryptography, a completely secure means of communication, is much closer to being used practically as researchers from Toshiba and Cambridge University's Cavendish Laboratory have now developed high speed detectors ...

dateApr 30, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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Microbot motors fit to swim human arteries (Video)

( -- A range of complex surgical operations necessary to treat stroke victims, confront hardened arteries or address blockages in the bloodstream are about to be made safer as researchers from the Micro/Nanophysics ...

dateJan 20, 2009 in Engineering
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