Quantum Physics

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  1. double-slit experiment illustration
    Quantum Physics

    Antimatter keeps with quantum theory. It’s both particle and wave

    A new variation of the classic double-slit experiment confirms that antimatter, like normal matter, has wave-particle duality.

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  2. LabEscape glasses
    Science & Society

    A science-themed escape room gives the brain a workout

    Quantum physicist Paul Kwiat reveals what it takes do well in LabEscape, his science-themed escape room.

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  3. car engine
    Quantum Physics

    A new quantum engine packs more power than its standard counterparts

    A new type of tiny machine harnesses quantum physics to produce more power than a normal engine, under certain conditions.

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  4. proton spin
    Particle Physics

    How a proton gets its spin is surprisingly complicated

    Pinning down the source of protons’ spin is surprisingly hard to do.

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  5. scientists working on LIGO
    Quantum Physics

    LIGO will be getting a quantum upgrade

    Quantum squeezing of light will help scientists make better gravitational wave detectors.

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  6. two pigeons, each sitting in a cubbyhole
    Quantum Physics

    Photons reveal a weird effect called the quantum pigeonhole paradox

    Quantum particles seem to disobey a fundamental principle of mathematics.

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  7. quantum wave function
    Quantum Physics

    ‘Beyond Weird’ and ‘What Is Real?’ try to make sense of quantum weirdness

    The books ‘Beyond Weird’ and ‘What is Real?’ have different perspectives on what quantum physics says about reality.

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  8. Sierpinski triangle and quantum fractal
    Quantum Physics

    Physicists wrangled electrons into a quantum fractal

    The tiny, repeating structure could reveal weird behavior of electrons in fractional dimensions.

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  9. Douglas Stanford
    Quantum Physics

    Douglas Stanford probes the chaos inside black holes

    Theoretical physicist Douglas Stanford is linking some of the most massive objects known to the quantum realm.

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