Recently Discovered Exoplanet GJ 1132b. The distant planet GJ 1132b intrigued astronomers when it was discovered last year. Located just 39 light-years from Earth, it might have an atmosphere despite being baked to a temperature of around 450 degrees Fahrenheit. But would that atmosphere be thick and soupy or thin and wispy? New research suggests […]

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A Great Physics Professor Is A Rare Thing! Physics course like mathematics and maybe accounting can be either fun or downright boring right? The difference can make the class drag on and seem to never end or make time fly! Interesting that a physics lecture can have an impact on the pereption of time.

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Measuring Pacific Sea Level Rise. Climate change is predicted to cause sea level rise as the glaciers and ice melt at two poles of the earth. Depending on the predicted degrees of temperature rise there are different scenarios predicting the level of see level rise.

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Enter the Era of Augmented Reality Games. The first real commercial application for augmented reality is of course, no supprise a video game. Pokemon Go, is a smart phone based game that uses the camera to create a version of augmented reality.

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Your Fitbit or Apple Smart Phone Spying On Your Passwords? Here is a disturbing bit of research news from brought to you vai the National Science Foundation regarding some of my favorite devices. If you are wearing a fitness tracker or smartwatch that also tracks fitness you will want to pay attention to this!

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New Research Impacts Implanted Devices. At one time it was science fiction to be able to communicate wirelessly with computer based devices. Now not only can we communicate with devices, but there is an effort to connects all kinds of sensors and devices to the internet, wirelessly. The same goes for implanted devices.

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And Now Energy Harvesting Robots. It seems that it is the age of robotics. Industrial robots have been replacing factory workers since the 1980’s but in 2016 it seems we have turned some kind of corner. And around every corner is another robot in every shape and size you can think of.

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The Mysterious Ancient Stones Release Their Secrets At Last. University of Adelaide research has for the first time statistically proven that the earliest standing stone monuments of Britain, the great circles, were constructed specifically in line with the movements of the Sun and Moon, 5000 years ago.

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Understanding High Temperature Superconductivity. So much of the energy that we generate is lost to inefficiencies and resistance in the wires or conductors through which the electrons travel. It doesnt mater if the electricity is made from coal,natural gas, wind,nuclear or solar technologies when it comes to transport losses.

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Flexible Electronic Newpapers ,Cellphones and Tablets. Science has been promising us electronic newpapers that you can roll up and tuck under your arm like the old days, for decades. Now that real newspapers are practically obselete to most of us who use electronic media to stay informed, electronic newspapers may really be coming!

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