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Announcement of 2016 Nobel Prizes

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines” The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael … Continue reading

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Announcement of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics

8th October 2013 Congratulations to Professor Peter Higgs and Professor Francois Englert for the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013. “For the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and … Continue reading

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News and Such

Forthcoming and Recent Conference Papers International Workshop on Computational Nanotechnology 5-9 June 2017, Low Wood Hotel, Windermere, UK Image charge models for accurate construction of the electrostatic self-energy of 3D layered nanostructure devices John R Barker and Antonio Martinez Dissipative NEGF … Continue reading

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Outreach: some talks in 2012

6.30 p.m., November 19th, 2012: Royal Observatory at Greenwich Flamsteed Astronomical Society Remote Exploration of rocky planets: craters to smart dust Prof John Barker 10.30 a.m.,November 27th, 2012  Jordanhill Parish Church Kelvin Probus Club, Glasgow A question of Cosmology Prof … Continue reading

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Higgs Announcement

4th July, 2012 CERN reports that the Large Hadron Collider has indeed found evidence for a new particle consistent with the Higgs boson predicted by the Standard Model. I obtained this photo of Peter Higgs as a screen capture from … Continue reading

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In search of Higgs

The link gives an excellent account of the LHC search for Higgs in cartoon form from PHD comics: Higgs Boson explained by Cartoon    

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