Site of 300 Propellers
15 Mar 2013 - 09:12
Professor Shintake plans to station 300 huge propellers 100 meters underneath the ocean’s surface in the Kuroshio current. The propellers should generate one million kilowatts of energy in total –...
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12 Mar 2013 - 10:06
Physicists have long searched for universal laws that explain the nature and properties of matter and energy on scales as large as the universe and as small as a proton, but until relatively recently...
Type: News Article
Brains in Sync
12 Mar 2013 - 10:05
Professor Greg Stephens and colleagues at Princeton University showed that when two people talk their brain activity synchronizes for more effective communication. Credit: Lauren Silbert
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12 Mar 2013 - 10:05
Professor Greg Stephens searches for patterns in the behavior of Caenorhabditis elegans, a transparent worm about one millimeter in length. He and colleagues at Princeton University directly analyzed...
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5 Feb 2013 - 16:52
On February 2, 2013, the Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzō Abe, paid a visit to the OIST campus in Onna Village to receive an update on...
Type: News Article
22 Jan 2013 - 17:38
While some languages are more difficult to translate than others, the hardest by far is mathematics. And if there's a dialect of math that boggles more minds than any other, it’s the complex...
Type: News Article
The Quantum Systems Unit
22 Jan 2013 - 17:15
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Quantum Coherence in a Bose-Einstein Condensate
22 Jan 2013 - 17:01
Many-particle quantum coherence is a phenomenon where two or more particles take on the form of a wave and combine to act as one large wave. A Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC) consists of a gas cooled...
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The Superposition of an Atom
22 Jan 2013 - 16:50
Under quantum conditions a single atom can be in two places at once, i.e. in superposition with itself. These images show the superposition of an atom from two different perspectives. The red smears...
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