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According to Quantum Mechanics…

 

 
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Quantum Mechanical Effects in Microgravity

If there were any quantum effects to be seen, I wasn’t paying attention… Dorith (Mrs. diyPhysics) and I were having too much fun!    Click here for photos of Day 1 in the G Force One zero-g airplane Click here for photos of Day 2 in the G Force One zero-g airplane For more information about Zero G

 
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Loved the Book “How the Hippies Saved Physics” by David Kaiser

I just finished the book ”How the Hippies Saved Physics” by David Kaiser and absolutely loved! The book was fun and immensely educational regarding the seemingly unlikely seed of modern-day quantum information theory.  I must confess that when I first saw the book on the shelf at my local Barnes & Noble I dismissed it as yet another

 
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I Really Understand QM…

 
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Bad Physics at the Equator – Shame on the Intiñan Solar Museum!

Abigail and I just returned from a trip to the Galapagos Islands.  On the way, we visited the iconic Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World) monument which commemorates the 18th-century French Geodesic Mission expedition carried out for the purpose of measuring the roundness of the Earth and measuring the length of a degree of latitude at

 
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Happy Quantum Halloween!

 
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No Joke: Science Is A Laughing Matter – NPR’s Science Friday April 1st Edition

  Yesterday, Friday, March 30th, 2012, NPR’s Science Friday had its yearly April 1st “No Joke: Science Is A Laughing Matter” program.  Want to hear a joke about sodium hypobromite? NaBrO! Can science be the butt of a good joke? Ira Flatow and guests test the hypothesis in an annual April Fools’ joke-a-thon. They share

 
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Engineer’s Date Night

From:  http://www.edn.com/article/471834-Something_from_nothing.php  

 
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Our New Photomultiplier :)

A very funny cartoon by Prof. Dr. Claus Grupen of Siegen University:  

 
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