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Gold and white (or is it blue and black?) dress conundrum

Peter Griffin posted in on February 28th, 2015.

AusSMC: The social media world has erupted into debate today over a visual conundrum – why is it that a dress that looks gold and white to some people looks blue and black to others? See the dress here. Below a vision scientist offers a scientific explanation. Associate Professor Andrew Metha is in the Department […]

Nobel Prize for Physics – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on October 10th, 2012.

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Serge Haroche and David J. Winelan. The Laureates independently invented and developed ground-breaking methods for measuring and manipulating individual particles while preserving their quantum-mechanical nature, in ways that were previously thought unattainable. The official Nobel announcement and background on the award winning research can be […]

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