Tue October 9, 2012
The Two-Way

French And American Scientists Share Physics Nobel

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 6:07 am

The medal for the Nobel in Physics. According to the Nobel committee, the inscription reads: " 'Inventas vitam juvat excoluisse per artes' loosely translated 'And they who bettered life on earth by their newly found mastery.' "

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the United States for their work on the "fundamental interactions between light particles and matter."

"The Nobel laureates have opened the door to a new era of experimentation with quantum physics by demonstrating the direct observation of individual quantum particles without destroying them," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement.

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Sat September 22, 2012

Boulder Debates Making Pearl Street Mall A No-Smoking Zone

Downtown Boulder

The City of Boulder is considering a proposal to ban smoking along the four blocks of the Pearl Street Mall. An open house to give the public more details is scheduled for Wednesday.

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Mon September 17, 2012


Sat September 15, 2012

Proposed Trader Joe's Boulder Location Missing Signature Item

Trader Joe's at Hampshire Mall in Hadley, Massachusetts.
Sprew Wikimedia Commons

The much anticipated Trader Joe’s grocery store coming to Boulder next year will be missing one of its best known products, “Two-Buck Chuck.”

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Fri September 14, 2012

Boulder Medication Drop Helps Keep Waterways Clean

Thousands of prescription pills are bagged for disposal at a medicine drop in Virginia.
The Virginia Guard CreativeCommons/Flickr

The City of Boulder is encouraging residents to drop off their expired or unwanted medication for proper disposal Saturday. The free event is aimed at keeping medicine from being flushed down the drain. 

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