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  1. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    21 Jun '09 23:38
    William D. Phillips, who works with the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, demonstrates the cooling potential of liquid nitrogen, the laser-based technique known as "optical molasses" and shows how magnetic bottles can help science built more accurate atomic clocks.


    http://www.tvo.org/TVO/WebObjects/TVO.woa?video?BI_Full_20080920_834096_WilliamPhillips
  2. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    22 Jun '09 00:04
    Originally posted by uzless
    William D. Phillips, who works with the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, demonstrates the cooling potential of liquid nitrogen, the laser-based technique known as "optical molasses" and shows how magnetic bottles can help science built more accurate atomic clocks.


    http://www.tvo.org/TVO/WebObjects/TVO.woa?video?BI_Full_20080920_834096_WilliamPhillips
    Yep, saw that one, he is a good speaker. I liked the part where he put about 20 air filled balloons in a bucket of LN2, they squashed flat.
  3. 22 Jun '09 18:41
    truly awesome lecture, quantum computers gonna make these quad core machines look like ancient water clocks!
  4. Standard member PBE6
    Bananarama
    23 Jun '09 17:46
    For those of you who haven't watched this yet, it is a treat - the way physics is supposed to be taught!