Innovation & Collaboration
Updated: November 5, 2013 - 3:54pm
Theoretical physicist Joseph Polchinski is recognized for work that has advanced the understanding of string theory
Updated: November 5, 2013 - 3:48pm
Semiconductors have had a nice run, but for certain applications, such as astrophysics, they are being edged out by superconductors.
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