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January 20th, 2006

Conference to explore life in the quantum age

Abstract:
Within a few years the lives of most people will be touched by the quantum revolution – a change as profound as cars, flight, antibiotics or the Internet.

Progress in understanding the arcane laws that govern nature at the sub-atomic level and spectacular new advances in minuscule technology are ushering humanity into the quantum age, said Professor Gerard Milburn, head of Quantum Nanoscience at The University of Queensland. Professor Milburn is convener of a major international scientific meeting, the Sir Mark Oliphant Conference on Frontiers of Quantum Nanoscience, which opens at Noosa on Monday.

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