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Retrial for Kokabee
October 16, 2014
After four years in prison, physicist Omid Kokabee has been granted a retrial by the Iranian Supreme Court.
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Quantum Steering Achieved
October 14, 2014
Experimental realization of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen steering game demonstrates quantum non-locality.
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New Meson Discovered
October 12, 2014
A newly discovered meson, built of a charm anti-quark and a strange quark, could deepen our understanding of the strong force.
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Fusion Advance
October 10, 2014
Neutron flux from Sandia's Z machine heralds fusion advance.
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