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A. Douglas Stone
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A. Douglas Stone is Carl Morse Professor and Chair of Applied Physics at Yale University. He is a leading researcher on quantum effects in nanostructures and in laser physics. His most recent breakthrough was the development of a “time-reversed laser” or anti-laser. He is the author of Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian which was picked by Science Friday as one of the best science books of 2013.

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Fantasy Physics: Should Einstein Have Won 7 Nobel Prizes?

(5) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 4:16 PM

2014-03-12-Albert_Einstein_28Nobel291.pngAlbert Einstein never cared too much about receiving awards and honors (or even birthdays, since Pi Day is this week), and that included the Nobel Prizes, which were established in 1901, at roughly the same time as Einstein was beginning his research career...

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What Is a Boson? Einstein Was the First to Know

(151) Comments | Posted September 1, 2012 | 6:15 PM

Recently people around the world have been exposed to an unfamiliar scientific term, due to the observation of a new elementary particle by physicists at CERN. The term is "boson," and the particle, the Higgs boson, completes a chapter in the modern sub-atomic description of nature. The word surely sounds...

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