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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

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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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Astronomy and Space News - Astro Watch: How NASA Builds a Space Laser

Astronomy and Space News - Astro Watch: How NASA Builds a Space Laser | Physics | Scoop.it
To build a satellite that will measure all the bumps and dips of our dynamic Earth, engineers started with a black box, built of a composite honeycomb material to make it as light as possible.
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Morpheus prototype uses hazard detection system to land safely in dark (w/ Video)

Morpheus prototype uses hazard detection system to land safely in dark (w/ Video) | Physics | Scoop.it
NASA demonstrated that it can land an unmanned spacecraft on a rugged planetary surface in the pitch dark in a May 28, 2014 free-flight test of the Morpheus prototype lander and Autonomous Landing Hazard Avoidance Technology, or ALHAT.
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Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data

Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data | Physics | Scoop.it
It’s not “Star Trek,” but the physicists say they can send quantum information from one electron to another 10 feet away with perfect accuracy.
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Graphene's multi-colored butterflies

Graphene's multi-colored butterflies | Physics | Scoop.it
Combining black and white graphene can change the electronic properties of the one-atom thick materials, University of Manchester researchers have found.
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Table-top supernova: Amplification of cosmic magnetic fields replicated (w/ Video)

Table-top supernova: Amplification of cosmic magnetic fields replicated (w/ Video) | Physics | Scoop.it
Astrophysicists have established that cosmic turbulence could have amplified magnetic fields to the strengths observed in interstellar space.
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Higgs Boson Discovery Wins Nobel Prize for Physics Dr. Brian Greene - YouTube

Subscribe to SciEd Network today! (#physics Higgs Boson Discovery Wins Nobel Prize for Physics Dr. Brian Greene http://t.co/fnj2n2UBHF)
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Carnegie Mellon prototype shows interface value of smartwatch

Carnegie Mellon prototype shows interface value of smartwatch | Physics | Scoop.it
The smartwatch is an interesting form factor but a Carnegie Mellon team that is focused on interfaces noted its limitations and addressed the size challenge.
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Spiders spin possible solution to 'sticky' problems

Spiders spin possible solution to 'sticky' problems | Physics | Scoop.it
Researchers at The University of Akron are again spinning inspiration from spider silk—this time to create more efficient and stronger commercial and biomedical adhesives that could, for example, potentially attach tendons to bones or bind fractures.
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Battery-electric bus does over 700 miles in 24 hours (w/ video)

Battery-electric bus does over 700 miles in 24 hours (w/ video) | Physics | Scoop.it
One could easily welcome a better future in public-transport bus rides everywhere.
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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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eufisica - eufisica compartilhou um link. | Facebook

eufisica - eufisica compartilhou um link. | Facebook | Physics | Scoop.it
Surprisingly strong magnetic fields challenge black holes' pull phys.org A new study of supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies has found magnetic fields play an impressive role in the systems' dynamics.
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Google uses machine learning at data centers in efficiency drive

Google uses machine learning at data centers in efficiency drive | Physics | Scoop.it
How low can we go? That is a big question for a company such as Google which needs to think carefully about energy usage at data centers, the backbone of Google's entire business.
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Gravity versus the Standard Model

Gravity versus the Standard Model | Physics | Scoop.it
Jon Butterworth: Einstein's general relativity, and quantum field theory in the Standard Model of particle physics, have different spheres of influence. Uniting them is one of the big challenges of physics.
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Team first to detect exciton in metal

Team first to detect exciton in metal | Physics | Scoop.it
University of Pittsburgh researchers have become the first to detect a fundamental particle of light-matter interaction in metals, the exciton. The team will publish its work online June 1 in Nature Physics.
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Surprising nanotubes: Some slippery, some sticky

Surprising nanotubes: Some slippery, some sticky | Physics | Scoop.it
Nanotubes—microscopic cylinders the shape of drinking straws, but just one-thousandth the diameter of a human hair—have been the subject of intensive research, with potential uses ranging from solar cells to chemical sensors to reinforced composite...
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The Story of Physics: Extended Version - Dara O Briain's Science Club - Episode 2 - BBC Two - YouTube

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01p014h Balls, pendulums, apples and magnets all played their part in the story of modern physics...
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Astrophoto: Space Station Creates a Zipper on the Sun

Astrophoto: Space Station Creates a Zipper on the Sun | Physics | Scoop.it
A mosaic of 46 images showing the transit of the ISS across the sun visible from southwest London on May 16, 2014 at 06:23 UT. Credit and copyright: Roger Hutchinson. “I’ve been wanting to get one of these for ages!
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Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending May 10, 2014)

Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending May 10, 2014) | Physics | Scoop.it
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server. Towards A Microscopic Understanding Of Phonon Heat Conduction
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