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CERN's Large Hadron Collider getting major luminosity upgrade

After eight years of banging subatomic particles together, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is getting a major upgrade. In a ceremony on Friday, the high-energy physics laboratory ...

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Entanglement "on demand" sets the stage for quantum internet

With more sensitive data than ever being shared – and stolen – online, more secure connections are desperately needed. The answer could be a quantum internet, where information is ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Gizmag

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Einstein's travel diaries reveal physicist's racism

Private journals from the physicist's 1920s tour of Asia reveal racist and xenophobic comments.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from BBC News

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Has US physics lab found a new particle?

Results from the MiniBooNE physics experiment suggest a particle known as the sterile neutrino might have been found.

Wed 6 Jun 18 from BBC News

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Quantum transfer at the push of a button

In new quantum information technologies, fragile quantum states have to be transferred between distant quantum bits. Researchers at ETH have now realized such a quantum transmission between ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from

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KATRIN experiment investigates neutrino mass

Neutrinos are everywhere, and yet their presence is rarely felt. Scientists have assumed for decades that, because they interact so little with matter, neutrinos must lack any measurable mass. ...

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Silicon provides means to control quantum bits for faster algorithms

Quantum bits are now easier to manipulate for devices in quantum computing, thanks to enhanced spin-orbit interaction in silicon.

Fri 8 Jun 18 from

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New particle accelerators will probe how charged particles assume a new identity, or change 'flavor'

Particle accelerators are powerful devices that use electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles like electrons or protons at speeds close to the speed of light, then smash them head-on. ...

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Multiple lasers could be replaced by a single microcomb

Every time we send an e-mail, a tweet, or stream a video, we rely on laser light to transfer digital information over a complex network of optical fibers. Dozens of high-performance lasers are ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from

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