Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
(Just_Super/iStock) Topics: Black Holes, Cosmology, Dark Energy, Einstein, General Relativity, GravityA fifty-year-old hypothesis predicting the existence of bodies dubbed Generic Objects of Dark Energy (GEODEs) is getting a second look in light of…
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Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Everyone who was in the Fullerton, CA, movie theater, not just those at the "Avengers" screening, may have been exposed to the contagious disease. (Source: CDC/Twitter, KCRG) Topics: Biology, Civil Rights, Human RightsNormally, I save this type of c…
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Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image Source: Trump's 'Sharpie Gate' Hurricane Dorian Stunt is Getting Trolled on Twitter Alison Sullivan, God's Daily Dot Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Human Rights, Star Trek I will make a commentary on "Sharpie Gate" momentarily.…
Sep 6
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Under pressure: calculated structure of lithium magnesium hydride. Lithium atoms appear in green, magnesium in blue and hydrogen in red. (Courtesy: Ying Sun et al/Phys. Rev. Lett.) Topics: Chemistry, Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Superconductor…
Sep 5
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
A carbon nanocone includes nitrogen atoms around the periphery to improve the material’s solubility. Carbon atoms are shown in gray; hydrogen in white; nitrogen in blue; and oxygen in red. Topics: Applied Physics, Chemistry, Graphene, Nanotechnology…
Sep 4
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
A scheme to beam solar power entails collecting sunlight and beaming it to Earth. An array of mirrored heliostats (conical structure) collects the sunlight, and a photovoltaic array (disk) converts it into electricity, which is then converted into a…
Sep 3
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Credit: Getty Images Topics: Modern Physics, Phonons, Quantum Mechanics, Theoretical PhysicsResearchers have gained control of the elusive “particle” of sound, the phonon. Although phonons—the smallest units of the vibrational energy that makes up s…
Sep 2
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
 Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights We got here from a so-called "reality show" about a faux billionaire: The Apprentice was first aired in 2004, and presented Trump as the ultra-successful real estate deal-maker who…
Aug 30
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
SpaceX's Mars Starship prototype "Starhopper" hovers over its launchpad during a test flight in Boca Chica, Texas, U.S. August 27, 2019. REUTERS/Trevor Mahlmann Topics: Mars, NASA, Space Exploration, Spaceflight (Reuters) - SpaceX test-launched an e…
Aug 29
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
(Image: © Shutterstock) Topics: Black Holes, Cosmology, General Relativity, Wormholes Everybody wants a wormhole. I mean, who wants to bother traveling the long-and-slow routes throughout the universe, taking tens of thousands of years just to reach…
Aug 28
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
New wearable sensors developed by scientists at UC Berkeley can provide real-time measurements of sweat rate and electrolytes and metabolites in sweat. (Credit: Bizen Maskey, Sunchon National University) Topics: Biophysics, Biotechnology, Microfluid…
Aug 27
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
An illustration of a spacecraft powered by nuclear thermal propulsion. (Image: © NASA/Marshall) Topics: Mars, NASA, Nuclear Fission, Space Exploration, SpaceflightHumanity's next giant leap could be enabled by next-gen nuclear tech, NASA Administrat…
Aug 26
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Human RightsThis week was epic crazy, but republics have done crazy before.The third of Rome’s emperors, Caligula (formally known as Gaius) achieved feats of waste and carnage during his four-year reign…
Aug 23
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Fermilab intern Tiffany Price connects with Dana Simone Stovall-Savage at Fermilab’s booth. Photo: Bailey Bedford Topics: Afrofuturism, Black Panther, Diversity, Diversity in Science, Women in ScienceIn July, Fermilab joined Wakandacon in Chicago, t…
Aug 22
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
New 5G antennas (left) are smaller than 4G ones (right). Upcoming 5G networks will use higher-frequency radio spectrum, which will provide more bandwidth and enable the faster data-transfer rates that new technologies, such as autonomous vehicles, s…
Aug 21
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Illustration of a tungsten disulfide monolayer suspended in air and patterned with a square array of nanoholes. Upon laser excitation, the monolayer emits photoluminescence. A portion of this light couples into the monolayer and is guided along the…
Aug 20
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