30 Jan 2013 - 15:11
If you are the first to discover something, that discovery can sometimes open even more doors. Behind the doors of the Churaumi Plaza at the Ocean Expo Park...
Type: News Article
30 Jan 2013 - 12:08
The world’s first coral with a decoded genome is on display in Okinawa.
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29 Jan 2013 - 10:00
One of the major frontiers of modern science is a comprehensive understanding of the human brain and its functions to guide the development of new technologies in information and communication. In a...
Type: Press release
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...
Type: Photo
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...
Type: Photo
The Double-Slit Experiment
22 Jan 2013 - 16:46
By shooting an electron at a wall with two slits positioned in front of a screen, physicists found that matter can exhibit the characteristics of a wave in one case and a particle in another. If the...
Type: Photo
Quantum Cherry Blossom Tree
22 Jan 2013 - 16:39
Chlorophyll pigment molecules pass energy from a photon until it reaches a special molecule of chlorophyll -- the reaction center. Photosynthesis' efficiency may be due to the photon energy's...
Type: Photo
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