News tagged with physics demonstrations

Highest honors for quantum computer pioneer

Experimental physicist Rainer Blatt from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) in Innsbruck, Austria, will receive the Stern-Gerlach Medal of the German Physical Society. The medal ...

Mar 23, 2012
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Professor shows the 'wonder-full' side of physics

(PhysOrg.com) -- The audience laughs and applauds as the performers on stage pull trick after trick from their sleeves: suspending a ball in midair, defying gravity, turning water into ice right before people's ...

Jul 13, 2010
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Tying light in knots

(PhysOrg.com) -- The remarkable feat of tying light in knots has been achieved by a team of physicists working at the universities of Bristol, Glasgow and Southampton, UK, reports a paper in Nature Physics this w ...

Jan 17, 2010
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