What’s Inside a Black Hole’s Horizon?

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota generated a public outcry when he indicated that he would not have shut…

What’s Inside a Black Hole’s Horizon?

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota generated a public outcry when he indicated that he would not have shut down subway service for a pair of kittens lost in the tunnels. Even more outrage could have arisen from the discussions that took place at…

Nobel Prize—Why Particles Have Mass

Nearly 50 years after its prediction, particle physicists have finally captured the Higgs boson. So the Nobel Committee has awarded this year’s physics prize to two of the theorists who initiated this particle hunt. François Englert of the Free University of Brussels (ULB) and Peter Higgs of…

Putting “Quantumness” to the Test

What is a quantum computer? We could say it’s a machine that calculates solutions to…

Accelerating Electrons with Light

Particles in today’s accelerators are driven by radiofrequency waves, but using visible light should in…

An Invitation from Physics

Headed to the 2013 APS March meeting in Baltimore? Join us Wednesday March 20th for beer, pizza, and what is certain to be an excellent talk by Nobel laureate Bill Phillips. We’re thrilled to have Bill Phillips as the speaker at Physics’ annual APS March Meeting…

1st International Turkish Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy (TURCMOS 2013)

We cordially invite you to attend the “1st International Turkish Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy (TURCMOS 2013)”, which will be held at the Harbiye Cultural Center & Museum, Istanbul, TURKEY, September 15-20, 2013. Details can be found at our official web site at  www.turcmos2013.org . The scope of the congress…

1st International Conference on Innovation in Art Research and Technology

Call for papers: This first International Conference on Innovation in Art Research and Technology will be held…

Summer Course Ancient and Historic Metals: Technology, Microstructure, and Corrosion

A Summer Intensive Course on Ancient Metals and Metallography is to be taught by Prof.…