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QuEST Project Increases Pre-College Exposure to Quantum Information Science |

With $1.5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Physics and Astronomy and the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics are spearheading pre-college exposure to quantum information science. Their project, Quantum Education for Students and Teachers program (QuEST), will advance quantum education, physical …

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National Academy Of Sciences: Boost Immigration, Immigrant Scientists

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Albert Einstein Memorial statue. (Photo by: Jeffrey … [+] Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images In a new report, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) called for protecting U.S. technological advantages by attracting more foreign-born talent, increasing immigration and taking other measures. The …

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The Science of Government Grant Equity Requirements

Oct. 16, 2022 12:42 pm ET Listen to article (1 minute) Regarding Lawrence Krauss’s “Even Science Grants Bow to ‘Equity and Inclusion’” (op-ed, Oct. 13): The new grant requirements are consistent with particle physics. The government is merely providing “action at a distance,” the quantum idea that two particles can interact even though they aren’t …

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The fantastical chemistry transpiring within colorful autumn leaves

CINDY MURRAY Special to the Daily Sun Ahh…autumn! How I relish the season! How I revel in its gentle breezes and azure skies plush with cottony clouds! And above all, how I eagerly await northern Arizona’s showcase of fall color! For me, the harbinger of autumn is my own Virginia creeper’s leafy display of vibrant …

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