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by weatheriscool
Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:18 am
Forum: Space
Topic: Mars News and Discussions
Replies: 34
Views: 11483

Re: Mars News and Discussions

NASA's InSight finds three big marsquakes, thanks to solar-panel dusting https://phys.org/news/2021-09-nasa-insight-big-marsquakes-solar-panel.html by Jet Propulsion Laboratory On Sept. 18, NASA's InSight lander celebrated its 1,000th Martian day, or sol, by measuring one of the biggest, longest-las...
by weatheriscool
Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:17 am
Forum: Physics
Topic: Quantum Computing News and Discussions
Replies: 24
Views: 6953

Re: Quantum Computing News and Discussions

A new way to control qubits by Tim Christie, University of Oregon https://phys.org/news/2021-09-qubits.html A research team that includes two UO physicists have outlined new techniques for controlling the building blocks of quantum computing, a potentially significant step toward making such compute...
by weatheriscool
Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 497
Views: 101139

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases expected to become more common in coming months Source: Roll Call Mild cases of COVID-19 among vaccinated individuals are becoming increasingly common as the highly contagious delta variant barrels through communities, but physicians and public health experts say that sho...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Energy & the Environment News and Discussions
Replies: 127
Views: 42244

Re: Energy & the Environment News and Discussions

Study: Expanding teleworking would reduce pollution by up to 10% https://phys.org/news/2021-09-teleworking-pollution.html by Autonomous University of Barcelona A study by the ICTA-UAB analyzes different proposals for the implementation of telework based on mobility and air quality data obtained in B...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Social Media & Big Tech news and discussions
Replies: 31
Views: 9883

Re: Social Media & Big Tech news and discussions

Facebook overpaid FTC fine as 'quid pro quo' to protect Zuckerberg from liability, shareholders clai Source: Marketwatch Facebook Inc. overpaid billions of dollars to the Federal Trade Commission as part of an agreement to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg from being held personally liable for the Cambridge ...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Biology & Medicine News and Discussions
Replies: 144
Views: 47533

Re: Biology & Medicine News and Discussions

Bone-loss discovery points to potential treatment for osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-bone-loss-discovery-potential-treatment-osteoporosis.html by Josh Barney, University of Virginia A new discovery about osteoporosis suggests a potential treatment target fo...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Superconductors news and discussions
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Superconductors news and discussions

Researchers achieve charge-order-enhanced capacitance in semiconductor moiré superlattices https://phys.org/news/2021-09-charge-order-enhanced-capacitance-semiconductor-moir-superlattices.html by Ingrid Fadelli , Phys.org In recent years, electronics engineers have been experimenting with new materi...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Energy & the Environment News and Discussions
Replies: 127
Views: 42244

Re: Energy & the Environment News and Discussions

Sunlight-driven photocatalytic water splitting for hydrogen production at scale https://phys.org/news/2021-09-sunlight-driven-photocatalytic-hydrogen-production-scale.html by Shinshu University Large-scale solar hydrogen production through water splitting using a powder photocatalyst is considered o...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Quantum Computing News and Discussions
Replies: 24
Views: 6953

Re: Quantum Computing News and Discussions

Supercomputer probes the limits of Google's quantum processor https://techxplore.com/news/2021-09-supercomputer-probes-limits-google-quantum.html by Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology CPQM's Laboratory for Quantum Information Processing has collaborated with the CDISE supercomputing team &...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions
Replies: 52
Views: 20847

Re: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions

New optical 'transistor' speeds up computation up to 1,000 times, at lowest switching energy possible by Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology https://phys.org/news/2021-09-optical-transistor-lowest-energy.html An international research team led by Skoltech and IBM has created an extremely en...