Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Scientists used samples from sclerosponges off the coast of Puerto Rico to calculate ocean surface temperatures going back 300 years. Douglas Rissing/iStockphoto/Getty Images Topics: Climate Change, Existentialism, Global Warming, Research,…
Tuesday
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image source: Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures - Isabel Wilkerson, Livestream (2022) Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Climate Change, Existentialism, Fascism "While I was at the hotel today, an elderly gentleman called upon me to know whether…
Feb 9
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Credit: Cell Reports Physical Science (2024). DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2024.101783 Topics: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Polymer Science, Polymers Scientists at King's College London have developed an innovative solution for recycling single-use bioplastics…
Feb 5
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TSMC is building Two New Facilities to Accommodate 2nm Chip ProductionTopics: Applied Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoengineering, Semiconductor Technology Realize that Moore’s “law” isn’t like Newton’s Laws of…
Jan 29
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Credit: Public DomainTopics: Applied Physics, Education, History, Materials Science, Philosophy, Radiation, Research We take for granted that Earth is very old, almost incomprehensibly so. But for much of human history, estimates of Earth’s age were…
Jan 24
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Climate of fear Anti-science protestors led to the closure of the High Flux Beam Reactor at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in the US 25 years ago using tactics that are widespread today. (Courtesy: iStock/DanielVilleneuve) Topics: Biology,…
Jan 23
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A team of physicists has discovered a new superconducting material with unique tunability for external stimuli, promising advancements in energy-efficient computing and quantum technology. This breakthrough, achieved through advanced research…
Jan 22
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Fluorine gas etches the surface of silicon into a series of angular peaks that, when viewed with a powerful microscope, look much like the pyramid pattern in the sound-proofing foam shown above. Researchers at PPPL have now modeled how these peaks…
Jan 17
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Significant Li plating capacity from Si anode. a, Li discharge profile in a battery of Li/graphite–Li5.5PS4.5Cl1.5 (LPSCl1.5)–LGPS–LPSCl1.5–SiG at current density 0.2 mA cm–2 at room temperature. Note that SiG was made by mixing Si and graphite in…
Jan 16
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 Image source: CSO online - Swatting Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Climate Change, Existentialism, Fascism, Star Trek Bedlam is a scene of madness, chaos, or great confusion. The term bedlam comes from the name of a hospital in London,…
Jan 12
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PAC1R-expressing dorsal raphe neurons in the mouse brain (red) serve as the projection targets for PACAP parabrachial neurons to mediate panic-like behavioral and physical symptoms. Credit: Salk Institute Topics: Biology, Medicine, Research, Science…
Jan 10
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Scientists have developed amorphous silicon carbide, a strong and scalable material with potential uses in microchip sensors, solar cells, and space exploration. This breakthrough promises significant advancements in material science and microchip…
Jan 9
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Scandium is the only known elemental superconductor to have a critical temperature in the 30 K range. This phase diagram shows the superconducting transition temperature (Tc) and crystal structure versus pressure for scandium. The measured results…
Jan 8
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  Image source: Facebook memeTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Climate Change, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism What is lost in the above Facebook meme: 5:00 - 5:30 pm was typically your local news. 6:00 - 6:30 pm, before “Bewitched,”…
Jan 5
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Illustration of a UCLA-developed solid-state thermal transistor using an electric field to control heat movement. Credit: H-Lab/UCLA Topics: Applied Physics, Battery, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Energy, ThermodynamicsA new thermal transistor…
Jan 4
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A view of the assembled experimental JT-60SA Tokamak nuclear fusion facility outside Tokyo, Japan. JT-60SA.ORG Topics: Applied Physics, Economics, Energy, Heliophysics, Nuclear Fusion, Quantum MechanicsJapan and the European Union have officially…
Jan 3
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