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Chapter 14: Advanced Physics

Chapter  14: Advanced Physics | Physics | Scoop.it
Since 1890, there were enormous advances in physics, and some of these advances have brought into question, or have directly contradicted, certain theories that had seemed to be strongly supported ...
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New type of solar concentrator desn't block the view

New type of solar concentrator desn't block the view | Physics | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.
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Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space - CNET

Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space - CNET | Physics | Scoop.it
Designboom Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space CNET A prototype for a solar array developed by NASA is more like a solar flower than a solar panel. It's both beautiful and practical.
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Study offers insights into a new class of semiconducting materials

Study offers insights into a new class of semiconducting materials | Physics | Scoop.it
A new paper by University of Notre Dame researchers describes their investigations of the fundamental optical properties of a new class of semiconducting materials known as organic-inorganic "hybrid" perovskites.
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Study finds physical link to strange electronic behavior

Study finds physical link to strange electronic behavior | Physics | Scoop.it
Scientists have new clues this week about one of the baffling electronic properties of the iron-based high-temperature superconductor barium iron nickel arsenide.
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Researchers develop treated surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move (w/ Video)

Researchers develop treated surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move (w/ Video) | Physics | Scoop.it
Researchers at MIT and in Saudi Arabia have developed a new way of making surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move across them.
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Heterogeneous carbon hosts enable stable lithium-sulfur battery

Heterogeneous carbon hosts enable stable lithium-sulfur  battery | Physics | Scoop.it
Sulfur, in tremendous abundance as byproducts of petroleum industry, is one of the most intriguing solutions to address the energy dilemma by manifesting the chemistry between sulfur and lithium.
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NASA's Opportunity surpasses benchmark set in 1973 by a Russian probe | Technology | Dunya News

NASA's Opportunity surpasses benchmark set in 1973 by a Russian probe | Technology | Dunya News | Physics | Scoop.it
Opportunity has set a new record, logging just over 25 miles on the surface of the Red Planet (#pakistan#news NASA's Opportunity surpasses benchmark set in 1973 by a Russian probe: LOS ANGELES: (Reuters) -...
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Photonic Positive: It’s go for LUX-Zeplin experiment in dark matter

Photonic Positive: It’s go for LUX-Zeplin experiment in dark matter | Physics | Scoop.it
Photonic Positive: It’s go for LUX-Zeplin experiment in dark matter. #physics http://t.co/BQacCC6H32
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Astronomers View Stardust Being Made in Real Time

Astronomers View Stardust Being Made in Real Time | Physics | Scoop.it
Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers view stardust being made in real time and reveal how stardust forms around a supernova.
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2-D model may help explorers find reservoirs of the 'ice that burns' 

2-D model may help explorers find reservoirs of the 'ice that burns'  | Physics | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A decade of research by Rice University scientists has produced a two-dimensional model to prove how gas hydrate, the "ice that burns," is formed under the ocean floor.
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Computing paths to asteroids helps find future exploration opportunities

Computing paths to asteroids helps find future exploration opportunities | Physics | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —As left over building blocks of the solar system's formation, asteroids are of significant interest to scientists. Resources, especially water, embedded within asteroids could be of use to astronauts traveling through deep space.
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Magnetic bubble may give space probes a soft landing

Magnetic bubble may give space probes a soft landing | Physics | Scoop.it
Next year, NASA will test plasma parachutes for spacecraft – a way to glide safely to the surface of Earth or Mars without huge heat shields
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Special Relativity -  Cetin BAL - GSM:+90  05366063183 - Turkey / Denizli

Special Relativity -  Cetin BAL - GSM:+90  05366063183 - Turkey / Denizli | Physics | Scoop.it
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Type Ia supernovae stem from the explosion of white dwarfs coupled with twin stars

Type Ia supernovae stem from the explosion of white dwarfs coupled with twin stars | Physics | Scoop.it
Type Ia supernovae happen when a white dwarf, the "corpse" of a star similar to the Sun, absorbs material from a twin star until it reaches a critical mass—1.4 times that of the Sun—and explodes.
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Astronomers Create Maps of Milky Way's Interstellar Material - Sci-News.com

Astronomers Create Maps of Milky Way's Interstellar Material - Sci-News.com | Physics | Scoop.it
Sci-News.com Astronomers Create Maps of Milky Way's Interstellar Material Sci-News.com In 1922, U.S. astronomer Mary Lea Heger discovered dark lines indicating 'missing' starlight, which must have been absorbed by a yet unknown source.
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Light pulses control graphene's electrical behavior

Light pulses control graphene's electrical behavior | Physics | Scoop.it
Graphene, an ultrathin form of carbon with exceptional electrical, optical, and mechanical properties, has become a focus of research on a variety of potential uses.
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Berkeley team explores sound for indoor localization

Berkeley team explores sound for indoor localization | Physics | Scoop.it
The global positioning system, or GPS, has its limitations—namely, it cannot work indoors. Potential solutions for indoor positioning continue to fire up the imaginations of scientists. The latest news involves a form of echolocation.
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NASA sees warmer cloud tops as Tropical Storm Hernan degenerates

NASA sees warmer cloud tops as Tropical Storm Hernan degenerates | Physics | Scoop.it
Tropical Storm Hernan degenerated into a remnant low pressure area on July 29. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed cloud tops were warming as the storm weakened.
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Mercury's magnetic field tells scientists how its interior is different from Earth's

Mercury's magnetic field tells scientists how its interior is different from Earth's | Physics | Scoop.it
Earth and Mercury are both rocky planets with iron cores, but Mercury's interior differs from Earth's in a way that explains why the planet has such a bizarre magnetic field, UCLA planetary physicists and colleagues report.
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[1407.6422] Predicting minimum-bias trigger-associated dijet correlations in p-p collisions

Predicting minimum-bias trigger-associated dijet correlations in p-p collisions. (arXiv:1407.6422v1 [... http://t.co/DflIgT5Tuv #physics
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eufisica - eufisica shared Phys.org's photo. | Facebook

eufisica - eufisica shared Phys.org's photo. | Facebook | Physics | Scoop.it
eufisica shared Phys.org's photo. (http://t.co/88YgqkguTq)
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Ocean on Saturn moon could be as salty as the Dead Sea

Ocean on Saturn moon could be as salty as the Dead Sea | Physics | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Cassini mission have firm evidence the ocean inside Saturn's largest moon, Titan, might be as salty as the Earth's Dead Sea.
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Presence of serpentine on Vesta suggests exogenic origin

Presence of serpentine on Vesta suggests exogenic origin | Physics | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Rocks are silent storytellers: because each mineral is created only under certain conditions, they provide insight into the evolution of the body on which they are found.
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Synopsis: Sound Switch

Synopsis: Sound Switch | Physics | Scoop.it
A novel type of acoustic metamaterial made of rubber and metal absorbs or transmits sound waves, depending on how the material is squeezed. Published Thu Jul 03, 2014
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