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Topology with Liquid Crystals - Physics

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Topology with Liquid Crystals Physics It could be used to understand how different boundary conditions affect the stability of the Hopf fibration, which has applications not only in abstract mathematics but also in fields like quantum physics and...
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Thousands rally against nuclear power in Tokyo

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Tokyo (AFP) June 02, 2013 - Thousands of anti-nuclear demonstrators rallied in the Japanese capital Tokyo on Sunday as conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe considers restarting reactors.
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Lee Smolin describes a new model of the universe (w/ Video)

Lee Smolin describes a new model of the universe (w/ Video) | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Time is real, the laws of physics can change and our universe could be involved in a cosmic natural selection process in which new universes are born from black holes, renowned physicist and author Lee Smolin said in a talk at the Institute of...
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The Next Einstein? --"Radical New Theory Answers Unsolved Mysteries of ... - The Daily Galaxy (blog)

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UNA junior receives physics scholarship - Times Daily

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UNA junior receives physics scholarship Times Daily His most recent project was exploring the subject of galactic cannibalism.
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Accurate Distance Measurement Resolves Major As...

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Sometimes astronomy is like real estate -- what's important is location, location, and location.
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Solar plane aims for new world distance record

Solar plane aims for new world distance record | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Solar Impulse, the first aircraft that can fly day and night fueled entirely by energy from the sun, embarked Wednesday on the second leg of its historic journey across the American continent.
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Bacteria use hydrogen, CO2 to produce electricity - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Bacteria use hydrogen, CO2 to produce electricity - ScienceBlog.com (blog) | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
ScienceBlog.com (blog) Bacteria use hydrogen, CO2 to produce electricity ScienceBlog.com (blog) Researchers have engineered a strain of electricity-producing bacteria that can grow using hydrogen gas as its sole electron donor and carbon dioxide as...
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World’s First Floating Wind-Current Turbine to be Installed Off Japanese Coast

World’s First Floating Wind-Current Turbine to be Installed Off Japanese Coast | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Company is planning to test the world's first hybrid wind-current power generating system this year off the coast of Japan

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Space Station Statistics Tell the Story of Science in Orbit

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The most recent International Space Station Utilization Statistics, published on May 2, are a look back at station data from December 1998 to September 2012. This includes 32 crew expeditions to the complex, with an expedition referring to a 3 to 6 month timeframe based on crew rotation. The statistics focus on research and technology investigations, along with education activities conducted in orbit.


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Scientists uncover the fundamental property of astatine, the rarest atom on Earth

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An international team of scientists, including a University of York researcher, has carried out ground-breaking experiments to investigate the atomic structure of astatine (Z=85), the rarest naturally occurring element on Earth.

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Energy Innovation and Using Fat for Electricity | The Energy Collective

Energy Innovation and Using Fat for Electricity | The Energy Collective | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Oil and fat accumulating under the streets of London is apparently causing a bit of an issue. However, the city is going to burn these fatbergs in order to create electricity — about 130 GWh of electricity per year.
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Philosophy is Not Dying | 60 Second Reads | Big Think

Philosophy is Not Dying | 60 Second Reads | Big Think | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
I claim that reading quantum physics through Hegel and vice versa is very productive.

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60,000 in Tokyo protest government plans to restart nuclear power

60,000 in Tokyo protest government plans to restart nuclear power | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Approximately 60,000 people rallied in Japan’s capital ofTokyo on Sunday, June 2nd in order to protest recent government plans to restart the country’s idled nuclear reactors. People gathered in Shiba Park and later marched towards the parliament building. Among the organizers wasKenzaburo Oe, a Nobel literature laureate, who called on the Japanese government to leave the nuclear power plants in suspension out of fears for safety.
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Never-before-seen alien planet just 300 light years from Earth - Fox News

Never-before-seen alien planet just 300 light years from Earth - Fox News | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Economic Times Never-before-seen alien planet just 300 light years from Earth Fox News A newly discovered gaseous planet has been directly photographed orbiting a star about 300 light-years from Earth.
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Polariton Fluids for Optical Logic

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Laser control of polariton current offers a new range of devices for all-optical logic circuits.
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Do dark-matter discs envelop galaxies? - physicsworld.com

Do dark-matter discs envelop galaxies? - physicsworld.com | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Do dark-matter discs envelop galaxies? physicsworld.com A new type of dark matter that could strongly interact with regular matter to form large discs that would overlap galaxies like our own has been postulated by a group of researchers in the US.
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How the 1920s Thought Electricity Would Transform Farms Forever - Gizmodo

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How the 1920s Thought Electricity Would Transform Farms Forever Gizmodo It shows which states in the U.S.
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Spanish turbines could develop up to 430MW wind projects in India | Renewable Energy Technology

Spanish turbines could develop up to 430MW wind projects in India | Renewable Energy Technology | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Renewable Energy Technology connects western and emerging markets news across the renewable energy industry (Spain's Gamesa turbines could develop up to 430MW wind projects in India http://t.co/04zL9BVkGX)...
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Quantum Dot Technology On Its Way to Smartphones, Tablets and TVs

Quantum Dot Technology On Its Way to Smartphones, Tablets and TVs | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Just when you thought display technology could hardly get any better, along come quantum dots, making screens more colorful while consuming less power.
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Half of Germany’s 63,000 Megawatts of Renewable Energy is Locally Owned

Half of Germany’s 63,000 Megawatts of Renewable Energy is Locally Owned | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Courtesy of Craig Morris and the Germany Renewable Energy industry, evidence that Germany’s renewable energy program remains people powered.  Total megawatts represent wind and solar only.

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Eastern seaboard, other amazing images from space - Albany Times Union

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Chris Hadfield/CSA/NASA). Col. Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency became the first... Humans need straight lines, nature doesn't.
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Scientists Create Thermal Invisibility Cloak | Physics | Sci-News.com

Scientists Create Thermal Invisibility Cloak | Physics | Sci-News.com | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
A team of researchers successfully tested a form of invisibility cloak that can guide the flow of heat around objects, making them thermally invisible.

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Nuclear waste on the move in clean-up

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Radioactive waste and parts of Australia's oldest nuclear reactor will be trucked out of Sydney under plans to clean up the Lucas Heights nuclear facility and develop a national hazardous-waste dump in the outback.

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Magnetar found at giant black hole

Magnetar found at giant black hole | Modern Physics Projects | Scoop.it
Magnetized neutron star could test Einstein’s theory.

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