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Samarth_forfrontpage_10-2015.jpgChance effect of lab's fluorescent lights leads to discovery

09 October 2015 — An accidental discovery of a "quantum Etch-a-Sketch" that may lead to the next generation of advanced computers and quantum microchips has been made by team of scientists from Penn State University and the University of Chicago. The team accidentally has discovered a new way of using beams of light to draw and erase quantum-mechanical circuits on topological insulators, a unique class of materials with intriguing electronic properties.

Some Vaccines Support Evolution of More-Virulent Viruses (27 July 2015)

Increasing prevalence of autism is due, in part, to changing diagnoses (22 July 2015)

Jane Charlton selected as Penn State Teaching Fellow (20 July 2015)

2D materials researchers aim 'beyond graphene': In the realm of 2D materials, weirdness works (20 July 2015)

AstroFest 2015 is Four Evenings of Astronomy Activities and Stargazing During Arts Festival (7 July 2015)

How the Mammoth Got its Wool: Genetic changes are identified that helped the woolly mammoth survive in the Arctic (2 July 2015)

Kin Fai Mak to receive Department of Energy Early Career Research Program funding (1 July 2015)

Black hole, quiet since 1989, now caught burping a rare X-ray flare (30 June 2015)

Charlton honored with President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration (30 June 2015)

Lord of the Rings: Astronomers Pinpoint the Location of a Mysterious Neutron Star with Superlative Rings of X-ray Light (23 June 2015)

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