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photons

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Researchers switch to photons in race for faster microchip

UT Dallas to develop photonic integrated circuit faster than anything on the market today.

By Jan. 23, 2008

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Science trumps the Force to create a real-life lightsaber

Researchers from MIT and Harvard create a new form of matter and teach us all a lesson about the power of quantum friendship.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Asteroid breaks up just like in Atari game

A phenomenon known as "YORP torque" is ripping an asteroid apart, and thanks to a team of telescopes, astronomers have been able to watch for the first time ever.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Superradiant laser is super stable

Physicists create a prototype of a very stable, although dim, laser which could improve atomic clocks and equipment, such as GPS, which rely on them.

By Apr. 5, 2012

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Shutter speed demon: Camera takes trillion frames per second

MIT researchers concoct a camera that captures so many frames per second it can track the movement of photons. Photons! And it could even help you take better pictures, eventually.

By Dec. 13, 2011

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Quantum-mechanics security firm nabs $5.6M investment

ID Quantique is using photons to boost security for both the public and private sectors.

By Oct. 15, 2013

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Element of mystery: Will periodic table get new resident?

A new superheavy element has been confirmed after experiments by Swedish scientists. It may soon get an official name and join its buddies at the periodic table.

By Aug. 27, 2013