Planck's Constant

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Name: Planck's Constant
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Manhattan Episode 04: A Visit from God

Niels Bohr is coming to Los Alamos! The A-list physicist, who unlocked the quantum structure of the atom, has escaped Nazi-occupied Denmark and reached New Mexico. It’s a development that excites the entire town and drives the story of episode 4.Akley ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Irwin Oppenheim, professor emeritus of chemistry, dies at 84

MIT professor emeritus of chemistry Irwin Oppenheim, 84, of Cambridge, passed away on June 3 from complications following cardiac surgery. Oppenheim carried out his undergraduate studies in chemistry and physics at Harvard University, graduating summa ... [Published MIT News feed - Jun 11 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Millikan, Einstein, and Planck: The Experiment io9 Forgot [Uncertain Principles]

A couple of weeks ago, io9 ran a piece about the old accusations that Robert Millikan manipulated his data for the electron charge with the headline Did a Case of Scientific Misconduct Win the Nobel Prize for Physics? that got a lot of attention. I ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 15 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Dark Energy, Faster-Than-Light Travel, and Fine Structure Bombs [Uncertain Principles]

Last week’s talks were using sci-fi space travel as a hook to talk about relativity, and my original idea for the talk was to explain how faster-than-light travel ultimately ends up violating causality. Some observers will see effects happening before ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 06 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Inflation on the back of an envelope

Guest blog by John Preskill of Caltech, a trained particle physicist, cosmologist, a top quantum computing expert, and a teacher of nations Last Monday was an exciting day !After following the BICEP2 announcement via Twitter, I had to board a transcontinental ... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 24 2014]
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...is walking through the desert, Crosley and the MP are behind him, fighting over who is more important to a war effort: soldiers or scientists. "If it weren’t for guys like me, guys like you would still be poking each other to death with sharpened sticks" Crosley says. He asks the MP for a drink of water and for him to hold the camera...
...an important index [of] human civilization – 'global aggregate knowledge of chemical thermodynamics' — has declined 65 percent," Deutch adds. "Given all of Irwin’s contributions, I have thought for some time that his work has not received the recognition it should from the scientific community.”  "

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Manhattan Episode 04: A Visit from God [Published Popular Mechanics - Aug 18 2014]
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Dark Energy, Faster-Than-Light Travel, and Fine... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 06 2014]
Inflation on the back of an envelope [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 24 2014]
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Irwin Oppenheim, professor emeritus of chemistr... [Published MIT News feed - Jun 11 2014]
MIT professor emeritus of chemistry Irwin Oppenheim, 84, of Cambridge, passed away on June 3 from complications following cardiac surgery. Oppenheim carried out his undergraduate studies in chemistry and physics at Harvard University, graduating summa ...
Millikan, Einstein, and Planck: The Experiment ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 15 2014]
A couple of weeks ago, io9 ran a piece about the old accusations that Robert Millikan manipulated his data for the electron charge with the headline Did a Case of Scientific Misconduct Win the Nobel Prize for Physics? that got a lot of attention. I ...
Dark Energy, Faster-Than-Light Travel, and Fine... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 06 2014]
Last week’s talks were using sci-fi space travel as a hook to talk about relativity, and my original idea for the talk was to explain how faster-than-light travel ultimately ends up violating causality. Some observers will see effects happening before ...
Inflation on the back of an envelope [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 24 2014]
Guest blog by John Preskill of Caltech, a trained particle physicist, cosmologist, a top quantum computing expert, and a teacher of nations Last Monday was an exciting day !After following the BICEP2 announcement via Twitter, I had to board a transcontinental ...
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