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Google launches 2D physics library LiquidFun, Google Play games plugin for Unity, and new game categories

Google launches 2D physics library LiquidFun, Google Play games plugin for Unity, and new game categories | Physics | Scoop.it

Google today announced new developer tools specifically for building mobile games.

 

The company has launched a new 2D physics library called LiquidFun, a Google Play games plugin for Unity which works across Android and iOS, as well as new game categories in Google Play.

 


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, December 11, 2013 2:21 PM

This could be a good additional teaching and learning resource for STEM teachers to use in the learning environment.

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The role of big laboratories

This paper presents the role of big laboratories in their function as research infrastructures.

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tmertzi's curator insight, December 8, 2013 11:27 AM

An article by CERN's DG R.-D. Heuer. Worth reading all aspects of it.

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Vanadium dioxide 'smart glass' can be activated to block infrared light while remaining transparent to visible light

Vanadium dioxide 'smart glass' can be activated to block infrared light while remaining transparent to visible light | Physics | Scoop.it
'Smart glass' can switch from transparent to opaque at the flick of a switch and is increasingly used in cars, aircraft and homes to reduce the Sun's glare and filter out infrared light and heat.

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Joao Leao's curator insight, December 6, 2013 12:56 PM

That is pretty smart!

 

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World record solar cell with 44.7% efficiency

World record solar cell with 44.7% efficiency | Physics | Scoop.it
German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Soitec, CEA-Leti and the Helmholtz Center Berlin announced today that they have achieved a new world record for the conversion of sunlight into electricity using a new solar cell structure with...
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New paradigm for solar cell construction demonstrated

New paradigm for solar cell construction demonstrated | Physics | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —For solar panels, wringing every drop of energy from as many photons as possible is imperative.
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Toys that seem to defy the laws of physics

Toys that seem to defy the laws of physics | Physics | Scoop.it
In the 2010 movie "Inception," Leonardo DiCaprio's character has a fun way of determining whether he is dreaming or awake: He spins a top, and if the top topples he knows he's awake, and if it spins forever, he knows...
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Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system

Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system | Physics | Scoop.it
Physicist doubts work like Higgs boson identification achievable now as academics are expected to 'keep churning out papers'
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Better batteries possible with new spectroscopic technique - Phys.org

Better batteries possible with new spectroscopic technique - Phys.org | Physics | Scoop.it
This schematic depicts a new spectroscopy technique that offers a never-before-seen look at how electrodes function. Windows etched into a foil covering allow soft X-rays to measure charge dynamics in an operating ...
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10 Biggest Questions Raised by Quantum Physics : Discovery Channel

10 Biggest Questions Raised by Quantum Physics : Discovery Channel | Physics | Scoop.it
Our biggest questions raised by quantum physics will explore the complexity and uncertainty of this field. Learn more about quantum physics here. (10 Biggest Questions Raised by Quantum Physics!

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FEFF9 Calculations of Resonant X-ray Emission Spectra

FEFF9 Calculations of Resonant X-ray Emission Spectra | Physics | Scoop.it

FEFF9 Calculations of Resonant X-ray Emission Spectra


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