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Senate confirms Powell for 2nd term as Fed fights inflation

Senate confirms Powell for 2nd term as Fed fights inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chair, giving bipartisan backing to Powell’s high-stakes efforts to curb the highest inflation in four decades. The 80-19 vote reflected broad support in Congress for the Fed’s drive to combat surging prices through a series of sharp …

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Computational sleuthing confirms first 3D quantum spin liquid

Computational sleuthing confirms first 3D quantum spin liquid

A 3D representation of the spin-excitation continuum—a possible hallmark of a quantum spin liquid—observed in 2019 in a single crystal sample of cerium zirconium pyrochlore. Credit: Tong Chen/Rice University Computational detective work by U.S. and German physicists has confirmed that cerium zirconium pyrochlore is a 3D quantum spin liquid. Despite the name, quantum spin liquids …

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