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Harvard-Smithsonian Center scholar to speak March 31 article thumbnailHarvard-Smithsonian Center scholar to speak March 31. Ryan Allured from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics will be the next speaker in the 2015 Physics Colloquium Series on March 31.  [Read the rest]
U-Club to hear of ISU Solar Car trip to Abu Dhabi article thumbnailU-Club to hear of ISU Solar Car trip to Abu Dhabi. The story of the ISU Solar Car Team in Abu Dhabi will be the topic of the next University Club (U-Club) discussion, Friday, April 3, with Professor of Physics Daniel Holland. [Read the rest]
Solar winds topic of physics colloquium March 24 article thumbnailSolar winds topic of physics colloquium March 24. Solar winds will be the topic of the next Department of Physics colloquium series at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in Moulton Hall, room 214. [Read the rest]
Springing forward: Understanding Daylight Saving Time article thumbnailSpringing forward: Understanding Daylight Saving Time. Tom Willmitch, the director of Illinois State University’s planetarium, looks at the history of Daylight Saving Time and why the idea of it may be "wonky."  [Read the rest]
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After all of the time spent in space, researchers are still learning new things about the effects of weightlessness on the human body. On the way, during our science show Uncommon Knowledge, Jay and Janet, with the help of a NASA astronaut, explain how one newly discovered problem could have repercussions for a planned trip to Mars.

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Graphene sandwich squares away ice

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:32:04 GMT

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Entangled photons cast a new light on cause and effect

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:39:12 GMT

Correlation can imply causation in the quantum world, say physicists
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'Twisted light' gives quantum cryptography a boost

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:53:39 GMT

Technique could make cryptographic systems more resilient to eavesdroppers
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