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A long-range interaction prevents two atoms from simultaneously being driven to highly excited states.
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Moves to increase global competitiveness could hurt the country’s research enterprise.
Social scientists call for “smartening up” the process of disseminating scientific information to lay audiences.
Goal is to harmonize peer review criteria and other research policy issues among developed and developing nations.
Aided by optical cavitiesand superconductingcircuits, researchers are coaxing ever-larger objects to wiggle, shake, and flex in ways that are distinctly quantum mechanical.
Phases of matter distinguished by topological properties sometimes possess quasiparticles with bizarre statistics. Those that do may see applications in quantum information processing.
When you’re searching for elusive manifestations of new physics, it’s easy to be fooled by statistical fluctuations or instrumental quirks.
With a statistical understanding of our natural rhythmic imperfections, one can make computer-generated music sound more human.