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Article in SJ Voice: Father & Daughter Team Up to Make Science Accessible for Everyone

From today’s SJ Voice: Click here for the full article.

 
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diyPhysics on Scientific American

George Musser – an editor at Scientific American (and author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to String Theory”) – visited our basement lab a few weeks ago.  Today he published a very nice blog about us on the Scientific American site.  Thanks George! Click here for the blog.

 
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New Book by Prof. Mark Beck – Great Complement to Our diy Quantum Physics Book!

Prof. Mark Beck from the Dept. of Physics at Whitman College recently published an excellent book titled “Quantum Mechanics: Theory and Experiment.”  It is written for an advanced undergraduate/graduate quantum mechanics class.  This book presents the theory in its full formalism (with thorough, high-level math), as well as describes five laboratory experiments that explore the use of entangled photons in the

 
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diy Quantum Physics Book Featured in Philadelphia’s Exponent

  We were interviewed by the Jewish Exponent and featured in today’s edition.  Check it out at: http://www.jewishexponent.com/article/26460/FatherDaughter_CoAuthors/ A scan of the printed edition is at: Exponent002

 
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A Number of Perkin Elmer SPCM AQRH 12 on eBay (No Connection to Seller)

My ongoing eBay search found a  number of Perkin Elmer SPCM AQRH-12 units.  Two are listed for $499 (buy-it-now) as working, one for $199 as “parts/repair.”  I have no connection to seller. eBay auctions: 230835435238, 230835438679, and 320959423052 (parts/repair).

 
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At Least a Billion Femto Angstroms

 
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Tabletop Electron Accelerator Demonstrator at Trocadéro’s Gardens in Paris, France

Harvey Summers called my attention to a miniature electron accelerator that was built for an exhibit at the Trocadéro’s Gardens in Paris, France.  The device is an exhibit that was shown to the public for the first time during the CNRS exhibition “Entrée en matière” in November 2011.

 
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Welcome to diyPhysics.com !

Welcome to diyPhysics.com, a blog dedicated to the advanced do-it-yourselfer interested in modern and quantum physics! We are the authors of the book “Exploring Quantum Physics through Hands-On Projects,” which will help you understand Quantum Physics through hands-on experiments that you can conduct at school or at home! Our book will guide you in the

 
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