Max Born

Born identity revealed in newly-opened archive

07 Oct 2011

A Nobel Prize Medal, a postcard from Einstein and a Hitler-stamped letter of expulsion are among a fascinating archive of documents and other material belonging to Max Born – one of the fathers of quantum mechanics – being opened by Cambridge University’s Churchill Archives Centre.

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The next generation of computing

04 Jul 2011

Progress in electronics has relied heavily on reducing the size of the transistor to create small, powerful computers. Now spintronics, hailed as the successor to the transistor, looks set to transform the field.

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