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Squeezing Photons
July 15, 2014
By squeezing photons, physicists bridge discrete and continuous quantum regimes.
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Diversity in Physics
July 14, 2014
Diversity is improving in physics academe, but there's still a long way to go.
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Gluon Spin in Protons
July 11, 2014
As much as half of a proton's spin may come from the gluons that hold it together.
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The Big Bounce
July 9, 2014
Could BICEP2 and Planck data show signs that the Big Bang was a rebirth rather than a beginning?
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