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Scientists Say They've Created A Freaky New Form Of Light

The Huffington Post  | By David Freeman

Posted: 09/16/2014 8:46 am EDT Updated: 09/16/2014 1:59 pm EDT

It’s easy to shine light through a crystal, but researchers at Princeton University are turning light… 354 more words


Remnants of Karen

Karen offshore still
and still lopsided
generally headed north
things could go downhill
later today or tonight
high seas storm surge
the center of Karen… 32 more words


Preston Nicolas, one cute son of a gun

We’re coming up quickly on little Preston’s birthday. As I continue to remark upon it, time is insane. It has always seemed to go by more quickly than expected, but having small children really seems to emphasize that rapidity. 458 more words


the times they are a-changin'

WHEW. This has been a full week. Preston started saying “what’s that?” (except his version is more like “stha”). He also referred to an Olaf wall decal as “dada” 230 more words


A Glimpse of the sun power: How the auroras are formed?

I never asked myself this question but as I was searching about the sun, I found how auroras are created. First let me introduce you the Coronal Mass Ejection (CME). 188 more words

Physics And Chemistry

The LHC as a photon collider

Yes, that’s correct: photon collider.

The Large Hadron Collider is known for smashing together protons. The energy from these collisions gets converted into matter, producing new particles that allow us to explore the nature of our Universe. 855 more words

High Energy Physics

The camera doesn’t always tell the truth. The aperture widens, the shutter opens for one three-hundred-twentieth of a second, a sensor behind it gathers in the photons –are they waves or particles?– and records the information gathered, sending electrons to a wafer of silicon. 247 more words