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WATCH: You'll Never Believe What's Levitating This Water

WATCH: You'll Never Believe What's Levitating This Water | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
By Joanne ManasterFrom Argonne Labs comes this intriguing video demonstrating the acoustic levitation of liquids on a piece of equipment developed for NASA to simulate microgravity conditions.
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UCLA's new transparent solar film could be game-changer

One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLA announcing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon.
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Tech Billionaires Plan Audacious Mission to Mine Asteroids

Tech Billionaires Plan Audacious Mission to Mine Asteroids | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
There's gold in them there hills. You know, those ones floating around in space. Asteroids contain many tons of precious metals, making them...
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Space firm about to make a big announcement. I take a stab at what it is. | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Space firm about to make a big announcement. I take a stab at what it is. | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
Astronomy | asteroid mining | I'm overwhelmed with work right now prepping for a half dozen different things, but I had to make some comment on a press release I just got in the mail.Here's...
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Keep weapons out of the wrong hands ~ sign and share - Amnesty International Australia

Keep weapons out of the wrong hands ~ sign and share - Amnesty International Australia | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
Amnesty International Australia - Promoting and Defending Human Rights in Australia and around the world.
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Brian Cox Explains Entropy and the Arrow of Time with Sandcastles and Glaciers

Brian Cox Explains Entropy and the Arrow of Time with Sandcastles and Glaciers | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
Understanding the joy and tragedy of the human condition through desert sand and polar ice.
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Findings Cast Doubt on Moon Origins - ScienceNOW

Findings Cast Doubt on Moon Origins - ScienceNOW | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
Findings Cast Doubt on Moon Origins - ScienceNOW...
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Gravity - From Newton to Einstein - The Elegant Universe

From the NOVA PBS series "THE ELEGANT UNIVERSE', host Brian Greene guides us through Newton's discovery of gravity to the explanation of it, through Einstein...
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Le smartphone dix fois moins cher que l'iPhone arrive !

Le smartphone dix fois moins cher que l'iPhone arrive ! | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
Un modèle haut de gamme et low cost s'apprête à venir chatouiller le téléphone d'Apple et la galaxie Android avec l'appui de... Facebook.
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Raspberry Pi goes on general sale

Raspberry Pi goes on general sale | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
A £22 ($35) bare-bones computer intended to help teach people programming goes on sale for the first time.
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Ethical Questions Surround ‘Electrical Thinking Cap’ that Improves Mental Functions | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

Ethical Questions Surround ‘Electrical Thinking Cap’ that Improves Mental Functions | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
What if a drug could improve learning and cognition and had no untoward medical consequences? Wouldn’t it be justified to make it widely available? A group ...
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Telepathy machine reconstructs speech from brainwaves - health - 31 January 2012 - New Scientist

Telepathy machine reconstructs speech from brainwaves - health - 31 January 2012 - New Scientist | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
In what amounts to technological telepathy, neuroscientists are on the verge of being able to hear silent speech by monitoring brain activity...
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Eureka! Episode 18 - Evaporation and Condensation

A goldfish bowl filled with water demonstrates the process of evaporation, in which speeding molecules escape from a liquid to form a gas.
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This Will Mindfuck You: The Double-Slit Experiment | High Existence

This Will Mindfuck You: The Double-Slit Experiment | High Existence | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
The video below shows scientific proof that there is something NOT quite logical or scientific about this universe. The mere act of observation can completely change the outcome of an event!
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Zeolite thermal storage retains heat indefinitely, absorbs four times more heat than water | ExtremeTech

Zeolite thermal storage retains heat indefinitely, absorbs four times more heat than water | ExtremeTech | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
In theory, you can store heat in these pellets, and then extract exactly the same amount of heat after an indeterminate amount of time.
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China's electric 'cars' hit the roads

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Small electric vehicles with rechargeable batteries are becoming more popular in China.
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Everyday Objects Under Electron Microscope | EgoTV

Everyday Objects Under Electron Microscope | EgoTV | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
You come into contact with millions of different objects every day.
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The Carbon Map and Data Visualization | Cosmic Variance | Discover Magazine

The Carbon Map and Data Visualization | Cosmic Variance | Discover Magazine | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
Science | How best to represent data is a question that physicists spend a lot of time thinking about.
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John Baez - Google+ - Water is complicated stuff! There are at least sixteen…

John Baez - Google+ - Water is complicated stuff! There are at least sixteen… | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
Water is complicated stuff! There are at least sixteen known crystal phases of ice, many shown here.
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The Galaxy's Heart of Darkness

http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell http://facebook.com/SpaceFan Music used: http://www.archive.org/details/DWK048 http://www.archive.org/details/LostChildren014 ESO...
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U.S. State Science Standards Are “Mediocre to Awful” | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

U.S. State Science Standards Are “Mediocre to Awful” | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network | Worthwhile | Scoop.it
A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute paints a grim picture of state science standards across the United States. But it also reveals some ...
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Inside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer's Disease [HQ]

This 4-minute captioned video shows the intricate mechanisms involved in the progression of Alzheimer's disease in the brain. http://www.nia.nih.gov Permissi...
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