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Space race under way to create quantum satellite

In this month's special edition of Physics World, focusing on quantum physics, Thomas Jennewein and Brendon Higgins from the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, Canada, describe how a quantum space ...

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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3Qs: What's next for Lance Armstrong?

Road racing cyclist Lance Arm­strong, who won the Tour de France a record seven con­sec­u­tive times after beating tes­tic­ular cancer in the late 1990s, has report­edly admitted to using performance-​​enhancing ...

dateJan 24, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Armchair skippers race virtual Vendee Globe

Navigating stormy seas by day and night, hundreds of thousands of virtual skippers are sailing the Vendee Globe while safe and dry at home thanks to an online version of the round-the-world yacht race.

dateNov 19, 2012 in Software
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Sail around the world on your sofa

Hundreds of thousands of internet gamers are currently up at all hours as they take part in a virtual version of the ultimate endurance sailing experience, the round-the-world single-handed yacht race the ...

dateNov 16, 2012 in Software
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Study identifies four family cultures in America

(Phys.org)—Four types of family cultures – the Faithful, the Engaged Progressives, the Detached and the American Dreamers – are molding the next generation of Americans, a three-year study by the University of Virginia's ...

dateNov 16, 2012 in Social Sciences
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