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 Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Exoplanets, Space ExplorationIn 2008, HR8799 was the first extrasolar planetary system ever directly imaged. Now, the famed system stars in its very own video.Using observations collected over the past 12 years,…
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A vertical shock tube at Los Alamos National Laboratory is used for turbulence studies. Sulfur hexafluoride is injected at the top of the 5.3-meter tube and allowed to mix with air. The waste is ejected into the environment through the blue hose at…
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Life on other planets might not look like any beings we’re used to on Earth. It may even be unrecognizable at first to scientists searching for it. Credit: William HandTopics: Astrobiology, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Planetary Science, SETI, Space…
Tuesday
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Credit: michaelmjc/Getty Images (chalkboard); Scientific American (words and design)Topics: Biofuels, Civilization, Climate Change, ExistentialismClimate change is already disrupting the lives of billions of people. What was once considered a…
Monday
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New liberal ad ties presumptive future House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to ‘red scare’ icon Joseph McCarthy, Peter Weber, The WeekTopics: Civics, Civilization, Democracy, Economics, Existentialism, FascismDebt Ceiling and DystopiaThe debt limit does not…
Jan 27
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image Source: MedPage TodayTopics: Biology, Biotechnology, Civilization, COVID-19, DNA, EpidemiologyCurrently authorized bivalent COVID-19 boosters demonstrated similar protection against symptomatic illness from the XBB/XBB.1.5 Omicron subvariants…
Jan 26
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On target: Water is fanned out through a specially developed nozzle, and then a laser pulse is passed through it to create a switch. (Courtesy: Adrian Buchmann)Topics: Applied Physics, Lasers, Materials Science, Photonics, Semiconductor TechnologyA…
Jan 25
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FIG. 1. (a) Sketches of the excitations of surface plasmons polaritons - SPP (top), localized surface plasmons - LSP (middle), and magnetic plasmons - MP (bottom). All these excitations are associated with a collective motion of surface charges…
Jan 24
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Numerical simulation of the neutron stars merging to form a black hole, with their accretion disks interacting to produce electromagnetic waves. Credit: L. Rezolla (AEI) & M. Koppitz (AEI & Zuse-Institut Berlin)Topics: Black Holes, Cosmology,…
Jan 23
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The Last Kingdom recap: season one, episode three: succession in Wessex, Sarah Hughes, The GuardianTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Democracy, ExistentialismThe modern martial arts belt ranking system first started emerging in 1907 when…
Jan 20
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An Orbitrap cell. Credit: Ricardo ArevaloTopics: Astrobiology, Astronautics, Biology, Laser, NASA, Planetary Science, Space ExplorationAs space missions delve deeper into the outer solar system, the need for more compact, resource-conserving, and…
Jan 19
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Credit: Nicoletta BaroliniTopics: Chemistry, Graphene, Materials Science, Modern Physics, NanotechnologyGraphullerene, an atom-thin material made of linked fullerene subunits, gives scientists a new form of modular carbon to play with.Carbon, in its…
Jan 18
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Massive subsidies to regain the edge of the US semiconductor industry will not likely succeed unless progress is made in winning the global race of idea flow and monetization.Topics: Applied Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical…
Jan 17
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3f_vD6icWkDecember 10, 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Prize Speech Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Democracy, Existentialism, History, Human RightsNote: Sourced from…
Jan 16
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Research Gate dot net: Epidemiology of Munchausen syndrome by proxy in New ZealandTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human RightsTina Depuy (from her website: tee-nuh doo-pwee) wrote an analysis of the…
Jan 13
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Credit: Petrovich9/Getty ImagesTopics: Entanglement, Particle Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Research, Theoretical PhysicsReference: Albert Einstein colorfully dismissed quantum entanglement—the ability of separated objects to share a condition or…
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