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From Brown: "Can the wave function of an electron be divided and trapped?"

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October 28, 2014
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Electrons are elementary particles — indivisible, unbreakable. But new research suggests the electron’s quantum state — the… 1,640 more words

Basic Research

Parenthood: Brown University

Nathan Huffner (Rick Moranis) wears a Brown University T-shirt in the 1989 movie Parenthood.


New evidence for an exotic, predicted superconducting state

Superconductors and magnetic fields do not usually get along. But a research team led by a Brown University physicist has produced new evidence for an exotic superconducting state, first predicted a half-century ago, that can indeed arise when a superconductor is exposed to a strong magnetic field. 805 more words



On Tuesday, UCAAP was screening a documentary about Vincent A. (Buddy) Cianci, the longest-serving mayor of Providence city. The documentary described his fluctuated life since childhood to active participation in politics. 403 more words

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Flame Retardant ‘Firemaster 550’ Is an Endocrine Disruptor causing extreme weight gain

The flame-retardant mixture known as “Firemaster 550” is an endocrine disruptor that causes extreme weight gain, early onset of puberty and cardiovascular health effects in lab animals, according to a new study spearheaded by researchers from North Carolina State University and Duke University. 585 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

The Lost Jenks Museum of Natural History Makes a Brief Return to Brown University

In 1945, Brown University threw away a natural history museum…literally.  92 truckloads of artifacts and specimens were transported to a University dump on the banks of the Seekonk River and discarded; dealing a coup de grace to the  718 more words

Natural History

DeWitt's Wozniewski commits to Brown

DeWitt senior lineman Jacob Wozniewski has committed to play football for Brown University in the Ivy League next season.

Wozniewski has been up front at offensive tackle for a powerful rushing attack this season for the 8-0 Panthers, who are ranked third in the latest Associated Press Division 3 state poll. 233 more words