Search found 1389 matches

by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 27, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions
Replies: 53
Views: 23387

Re: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions

Researchers say 'unusual' metamaterial could double capacity of wireless networks https://techxplore.com/news/2021-09-unusual-metamaterial-capacity-wireless-networks.html by Matthew Tierney, University of Toronto Your office wall may play a part in the next generation of wireless communications. Uni...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 27, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Energy & the Environment News and Discussions
Replies: 128
Views: 45074

Re: Energy & the Environment News and Discussions

New imaging system reveals solar panel defects even in bright sunlight https://phys.org/news/2021-09-imaging-reveals-solar-panel-defects.html by The Optical Society Researchers have developed and demonstrated a new system that can detect defects in silicon solar panels in full and partial sunlight u...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 27, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Material Science News and Discussions
Replies: 24
Views: 9836

Re: Material Science News and Discussions

New world record in materials research: X-ray microscopy at a speed of 1000 tomograms per second https://phys.org/news/2021-09-world-materials-x-ray-microscopy-tomograms.html by Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres Most people are familiar with computed tomography from medicine: A part o...
by weatheriscool
Sun Sep 26, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Exoplanets – worlds of other suns
Replies: 32
Views: 10645

Re: Exoplanets – worlds of other suns

2022 Should See Start of Technology Demos Leading to High Resolution Exoplanet Imaging September 23, 2021 by Brian Wang A NASA NIAC Phase III is developing and plans to fly a 2022 TDM (Technology Demonstration Mission) to prove the SGLF’s (Solar Gravitational Lens Focus) mission architecture. They w...
by weatheriscool
Sun Sep 26, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Climate Change News & Discussions
Replies: 118
Views: 38991

Re: Climate Change News & Discussions

Observations confirm that aerosols formed from plant-emitted compounds can make clouds brighter by University of Eastern Finland https://phys.org/news/2021-09-aerosols-plant-emitted-compounds-clouds-brighter.html Brighter clouds reduce the amount of solar radiation reaching the Earth's surface, the...
by weatheriscool
Sat Sep 25, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Afghanistan news and discussions
Replies: 105
Views: 28600

Re: Afghanistan news and discussions

Witness: Taliban hang dead body in Afghan city's main square Source: AP KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan, a witness said Saturday, in a gruesome display that signaled a return to some of the Taliban’s method...
by weatheriscool
Sat Sep 25, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: USA News and Discussions
Replies: 143
Views: 52689

Re: USA News and Discussions

House Budget Committee votes to pass the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill Source: CNN The House Budget Committee voted Saturday to pass the $3.5 trillion spending bill out of committee and send it to the House floor. The vote was 20 to 17 with Democratic Rep. Scott Peters of California joining Repu...
by weatheriscool
Sat Sep 25, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: 2022 midterm election thread
Replies: 1
Views: 127

2022 midterm election thread

Grassley will seek reelection, boosting GOP's majority hopes Source: Politico Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley announced on Twitter Friday morning he will run for an eighth term, a move that makes it more likely the GOP can keep control of his seat in next year's midterm elections. Grassley rompe...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Blue Origin
Replies: 12
Views: 4291

Re: Blue Origin

'Star Trek' Star William Shatner Heading to Space on Bezos' Next Rocket https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/startrek-shatner-bezos-rocket/2021/09/24/id/1037860/?fbclid=IwAR3_Sni8sIIA3J-1cRvAvsPPjtxYS71fpwr5eNiX70iy8yS8befOg9jtv_g By Charles Kim | Friday, 24 September 2021 06:27 PM At 90, actor Willia...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Physics News and Discussions
Replies: 51
Views: 20300

Re: Physics News and Discussions

Quasi-particles with tunable interactions https://phys.org/news/2021-09-quasi-particles-tunable-interactions.html by University ofAmsterdam The laws of quantum mechanics allow for the existence of 'quasi-particles': excitations in materials that behave exactly like ordinary particles. A major advant...