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Researchers Create New Form of Matter

Physicists at the University of Pittsburgh have demonstrated a new form of matter that melds the characteristics of lasers with those of the world's best electrical conductors - superconductors.

dateMay 17, 2007 in General Physics
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Physicists Unite Light And Matter (Update)

Physicists have for the first time stopped and extinguished a light pulse in one part of space and then revived it in a completely separate location. They accomplished this feat by completely converting the ...

dateFeb 07, 2007 in General Physics
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Physical reality of string theory demonstrated

String theory has come under fire in recent years. Promises have been made that have not been lived up to. Leiden (The Netherlands) theoretical physicists have now for the first time used string theory to describe a physical ...

dateJul 06, 2009 in General Physics
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Breaking the limits of classical physics

(Phys.org) -- With simple arguments, researchers show that nature is complicated. Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have made a simple experiment that demonstrates that nature violates common sense ...

dateJun 07, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Electron filmed for first time ever

Now it is possible to see a movie of an electron. The movie shows how an electron rides on a light wave after just having been pulled away from an atom. This is the first time an electron has ever been filmed, ...

dateFeb 22, 2008 in General Physics
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