Devin Powell

Devin Powell is a freelance science writer in Washington, D.C.

Devin Powell Published January 25, 2013

Atomic and Molecular Physics

A tiny cavity made from two optical fibers—previously used only with neutral atoms—strengthens the interaction between an ion and a photon, an important step toward quantum computers and networks.

Devin Powell Published March 22, 2013

Magnetism | Particles and Fields | Geophysics

New search for hypothetical particle focuses on old rocks where monopole abundance should be higher.

Devin Powell Published November 1, 2013

Quantum Information

Researchers demonstrated quantum protocols that allow someone to temporarily “lock” information away and reveal it at a later time in a way that guarantees complete honesty.