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CONGRESS WATCH Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), usda.gov Basic Facts about Low-Income Children (pdf), Yang Jiang, Mercedes Ekono, Curtis Skinner, nccp.org Childhood Obesity Facts, cdc.gov National School Lunch Program (NSLP), usda.gov School Breakfast Program (SBP), usda.gov Who is really behind … Continue reading


CONGRESS WATCH Memorial Day History, va.gov 2014 Memorial Day Ceremonies, va.gov


CONGRESS WATCH Roadmap, ccsfforward.com Harvey Milk Stamps, usps.com Leaving no service member behind when they return home, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), thehill.com 2014 Commencement at Cal, YouTube [VIDEO 1:51:20]

Tricking the uncertainty principle

By Jessica Stoller-Conrad – Prof. of Applied Physics Keith Schwab and his colleagues began by developing a way to actually detect the noise produced during the scattering of microwaves—electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength longer than that of visible light.

To do this, they delivered microwaves of a specific frequency to a superconducting electronic circuit, or resonator, that vibrates at 5 GHz.

The electronic circuit was then coupled to a mechanical device formed of two metal plates that vibrate at around 4 MHz.

The researchers observed that the quantum noise of the microwave field, due to the impact of individual photons, made the mechanical device shake randomly with an amplitude of 10-15 meters, about the diameter of a proton. more> http://tinyurl.com/peq3ozk


CONGRESS WATCH Make it in America, democraticleader.gov The Economy and Jobs, democraticleader.gov Immigration, democraticleader.gov The Ryan Budget: Wrong for Small Businesses, Wrong for America (pdf), US Congress The Fair Minimum Wage Act (H.R. 1010), Committee on Education & the Workforce/US … Continue reading