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A new experiment is testing whether our apparently three-dimensional universe is actually a 2-D hologram, some kind of Matrix-like projection we all perceive as real.
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Two single-layer semiconductor materials can be connected in an atomically seamless fashion known as a heterojunction, researchers say.
The solution to the big issue of nuclear nonproliferation might be smaller than you think, so small it's virtually invisible and massless.
The cats represent the famous Schrodinger cat paradox, in which a quantum cat closed in a box can be dead and alive at the same time.
A carbord cut-out of a cat imaged by photons that never went through the cut-out itself.
Like twins separated at birth who are later reunited, two laser beams revealed invisible objects in a display of their weird quantum connection, researchers reported on Wednesday.
New research from UCL shows we will soon uncover the origin of the ultraviolet light that bathes the cosmos, helping scientists understand how galaxies were built.
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Both plants, algae and bacteria contain light-absorbing proteins which play a role in photosynthesis and thus how the organisms produce energy.
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Physicists believe it may be possible that life as we know it could be an optical illusion created by light diffraction.
An experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer intends to test several theories about the universe, including the holographic principle.
Through a confluence of events, Benjamin Bederson, who was drafted into the Army in 1942, had a front-seat view of the top secret effort to develop the first atomic bomb during World War II.Bederson, a resident of the New York City borough of Manhattan, had two and a half years of college physics at the time he was drafted.
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Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick.
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