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After the Higgs, LHC Rounds Up the Unusual Suspects in Particle Physics - NBCNews.com

After the Higgs, LHC Rounds Up the Unusual Suspects in Particle Physics - NBCNews.com | Physics Education | Scoop.it
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Supersymmetry and dark matter, neutralinos, gravitinos and gluinos ... you can expect exotic topics like these to be spinning around as th...
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Research With Space Explorers May One Day Heal Earth’s Warriors

Research With Space Explorers May One Day Heal Earth’s Warriors | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Study seeks to expand knowledge of bone growth protein for potential use in treatments for patients, from soldiers to the elderly, on Earth.
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New Particles Found at Large Hadron Collider

New Particles Found at Large Hadron Collider | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Two new “baryons” made of three quarks each are an exotic twist on normal protons and neutrons
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The Physics of Popcorn | ScienceTake | The New York Times

Researchers have delved deep into what exactly happens to popping kernels, before the butter and salt. Produced by: James Gorman and Poh Si Teng Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1FXs2zP...
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What will you try? Announcing the Google Science Fair 2015!

For more details about prizes, the judges, and how to enter, visit www.googlesciencefair.com.
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Searching for Susy: Collider to push physics frontier - Business Insider

Searching for Susy: Collider to push physics frontier - Business Insider | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Geneva (AFP) - Excitement is mounting at the world's largest proton smasher, where scientists are close to launching a superpowered hunt for particles that...
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3-D Printing Prosthetic Hands That Are Anything but Ordinary

3-D Printing Prosthetic Hands That Are Anything but Ordinary | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Three-dimensional printers create inexpensive, striking prosthetics that hint at comic-book superpowers for children who are missing fingers.
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A New Physics Theory of Life | Quanta Magazine

A New Physics Theory of Life |  Quanta Magazine | Physics Education | Scoop.it
An MIT physicist has proposed the provocative idea that life exists because the law of increasing entropy drives matter to acquire lifelike physical properties.
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The Physics Behind “Intellstellar’s” Visual Effects Was So Good, it Lead to a Scientific Discovery

The Physics Behind “Intellstellar’s” Visual Effects Was So Good, it Lead to a Scientific Discovery | Physics Education | Scoop.it
While he was working on the film Interstellar, executive producer Kip Thorne was tasked with creating the black hole that would be central to the plot. As
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Scientists Discover How to Create Matter from Pure Light: Science Fiction Turns into Fact

Scientists Discover How to Create Matter from Pure Light: Science Fiction Turns into Fact | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Creating matter from light? It sounds like something out of science fiction, right? Well scientists have managed to take something that seems improbable and devise an experiment to make it possible.
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What Would It Look Like If The Moon Was A Disco Ball? | IFLScience

What Would It Look Like If The Moon Was A Disco Ball? | IFLScience | Physics Education | Scoop.it
If the moon was a disco ball, would it reflect dancing light upon Earth? Michael Stevens from Vsauce explores this very question in a six minute video with beautiful visuals.
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Physics reveals how nature sparkles

Physics reveals how nature sparkles | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.
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Sterling students take on physics challenge, try to stay dry - SaukValley.com

Sterling students take on physics challenge, try to stay dry
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Sterling High School seniors Tyler Austin (left) and Jacob Oelrichs paddle furiously to cross the pool Tuesday morning at the Duis Center in Sterling.
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CERN Physicists Measure Polarizability of Pion - Sci-News.com

CERN Physicists Measure Polarizability of Pion - Sci-News.com | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Scientists from CERN’s COMPASS collaboration have measured the polarizability of pion - the fundamental low-energy parameter of strong interaction.
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Why Do Mirrors Reverse Left and Right but Not Up and Down? - Slate Magazine (blog)

Why Do Mirrors Reverse Left and Right but Not Up and Down? - Slate Magazine (blog) | Physics Education | Scoop.it
I love brain teasers, especially when they’re based on real-world things we see every day but maybe don’t really think about. I first heard of this one not too long ago: Why do mirrors reverse left and right, but not up and down?
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Research suggests that the pipeline of science talent may leak for men and ... - Inside Higher Ed

Research suggests that the pipeline of science talent may leak for men and ... - Inside Higher Ed | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Inside Higher Ed Research suggests that the pipeline of science talent may leak for men and ...
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Physics, Zen and the art of skateboarding - Waterloo Chronicle

Physics, Zen and the art of skateboarding - Waterloo Chronicle | Physics Education | Scoop.it
On the second floor of the maze-like interior of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, there is an office unlike any other in the building.
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High five: MSU honored for physics teacher education - MSUToday

High five: MSU honored for physics teacher education - MSUToday | Physics Education | Scoop.it
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition has honored MSU by including the university as an initial inductee into its "5+ Club," an elite group of institutions that has graduated five or more physics teachers in a given year.
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Tough As Nails: Female Scientists Rise Up In Nigeria - NPR (blog)

Tough As Nails: Female Scientists Rise Up In Nigeria - NPR (blog) | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Working as a professor isn't an easy job anywhere. But try doing innovative research with only four hours of electricity a day, no access to the Internet and hostility from male colleagues.
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Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed

Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Landing on a comet, laser fusion and a working tractor beam are among the physics breakthroughs of the year, as chosen by a leading magazine.
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Crime Scene Science: Solve Mysteries by Investigating Drops - Scientific American

Crime Scene Science: Solve Mysteries by Investigating Drops - Scientific American | Physics Education | Scoop.it
A Halloween-themed activity from Science Buddies
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CRISP PACKETS CAN EAVESDROP ON YOUR CONVERSATIONS.

CRISP PACKETS CAN EAVESDROP ON YOUR CONVERSATIONS. | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Researchers at MIT have demonstrated that Crisp packets can be used to eavesdrop on your conversations. The team has developed an algorithm which analyses the tiny vibrations of everyday objects using a high speed camera.
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Episode 576: When Women Stopped Coding

Episode 576: When Women Stopped Coding | Physics Education | Scoop.it
A lot of computing pioneers, the ones who programmed the first digital computers, were women. For decades, the number of women in computer science was growing. But in 1984, something changed.
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U.S. Midterm Elections Offer Little Hope for Science - Scientific American

U.S. Midterm Elections Offer Little Hope for Science - Scientific American | Physics Education | Scoop.it
November vote is unlikely to break a political stalemate that has squeezed research funding
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How to Turn Your Love of Physics into the Best Halloween Costume - io9

How to Turn Your Love of Physics into the Best Halloween Costume - io9 | Physics Education | Scoop.it
Now you can combine your love of Halloween and spooky action at a distance. Over at Symmetry Magazine, Lauren Biron offers some excellent suggestions for dressing as your favorite concepts from physics.
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