Diamonds ‘entangled’ in physics feat

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Written by Aaron Rowe – CNN By zapping diamonds with an enormous number of laser beam pulses, physics researchers have created several cases of what Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.” A team of scientists showed that two diamonds can entangle with one another, meaning that vibrations in one of the crystals share an invisible, long-range connection with vibrations … Read More

How the Hippies Saved Physics

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The surprising story of eccentric young scientists who stood up to convention-and changed the face of modern physics. Today, quantum information theory is among the most exciting scientific frontiers, attracting billions of dollars in funding and thousands of talented researchers. But as MIT physicist and historian David Kaiser reveals, this cutting-edge field has a surprisingly psychedelic past.¬†How the Hippies Saved … Read More