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New Results in Quantum Tunneling vs. The Speed of Light

In a race, who would win: quantum tunneling or the reigning champ, the speed of light? Paradoxically, the most promising prospects for moving matter around faster than light may be to put a metaphorical brick wall in its way. New efforts in quantum tunneling – both theory and experiment – show that superluminal motion may […]

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How to Measure the Speed of Light with Marshmallows

The beauty of science is that it’s everywhere and here’s a creative way to do some science at home with marshmallows courtesy of the The Royal Institution.

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