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NBS and the Laser On the 50th Anniversary of the Laser
Start Date: 12/03/2010

When the first laser was demonstrated fifty years ago, it was seen mostly as a solution in search of a problem. As lasers were further developed, … more

Mood Disorders and Creativity
Start Date: 11/05/2010

A possible link between madness and genius is one of the oldest and most persistent of cultural notions; it is also one of the most controversial. … more

Deepwater Horizon: Science in Action
Start Date: 10/29/2010

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been called the largest response to an environmental catastrophe in the history of the U.S. As the lead … more

Modern Day Alchemy with Metamaterials Invisibility Cloaks and Superlenses
Start Date: 10/15/2010

Controlling light by bending space? Science fiction? Is it something just for magicians and imaginary heroes like Harry Potter? Transformation … more

The European Spallation Source Getting the "Green" Light
Start Date: 09/24/2010

Image courtesy of ESS more

Thirtieth Anniversary of the Discovery of the Quantum Hall Effect
Start Date: 05/21/2010

The discovery of the QHE 30 years ago was a by-product of basic research on silicon field effect transistors. Today, the word QHE is a synonym for … more

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