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Snapshots From the Meeting

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Science  08 Apr 2011:
Vol. 332, Issue 6026, pp. 171
DOI: 10.1126/science.332.6026.171-b

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Snapshots from the American Physical Society meeting include lowering the energy of a vibrating widget enough to achieve the least motion allowed by quantum mechanics—the so-called ground state of motion—and a network model that demonstrates that if 10% of the members of a group hold an unshakable conviction, their view will eventually win out.