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by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Economic and jobs news thread
Replies: 59
Views: 28156

Re: Economic and jobs news thread

US budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion in 2021, 2nd highest Source: AP By MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. budget deficit totaled $2.77 trillion for 2021, the second highest on record but an improvement from the all-time high of $3.13 trillion reached in 2020. The deficits in both years r...
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions
Replies: 59
Views: 30267

Re: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions

Quantum-encrypted information transmitted over fiber more than 600 kilometers long by The Optical Society https://phys.org/news/2021-10-quantum-encrypted-transmitted-fiber-kilometers.html By implementing a new signal stabilization technique, researchers were able to achieve secure quantum communicat...
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Military & War
Topic: China could mount full scale invasion of Taiwan by 2025
Replies: 20
Views: 1961

China vrs taiwan violence and war

China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments Source: AP BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday said there is “no room” for compromise or concessions over the issue of Taiwan, following a comment by U.S. President Joe Biden that the U.S. is committed to defending the island if it is attacked. For...
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Exoplanets – worlds of other suns
Replies: 44
Views: 15223

Re: Exoplanets – worlds of other suns

TOI-2285b: A 1.7 Earth-radius Planet Near the Habitable Zone around a Nearby M Dwarf
https://arxiv.org/abs/2110.10215
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions
Replies: 59
Views: 30267

Re: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions

Enhanced touch screens could enable users to 'feel' objects https://techxplore.com/news/2021-10-screens-enable-users.html by Steve Kuhlmann, Texas A&M University College of Engineering The next time you buy a new couch, you may not ever have to leave your old one to get a feel for the texture of...
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Batteries & Energy Storage news and discussions
Replies: 19
Views: 7209

Re: Batteries & Energy Storage news and discussions

New material could pave way for better, safer batteries https://techxplore.com/news/2021-10-material-pave-safer-batteries.html by Brown University In pursuit of batteries that deliver more power and operate more safely, researchers are working to replace the liquids commonly used in today's lithium ...
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:48 am
Forum: Physics
Topic: Microscopy & Imaging News and Discussions
Replies: 11
Views: 4693

Re: Microscopy & Imaging News and Discussions

Novel advanced light design and fabrication process could revolutionize sensing technologies https://phys.org/news/2021-10-advanced-fabrication-revolutionize-technologies.html by Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt and Penn State engineers have developed a novel approach to design and fabricate thin-fi...
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: USA News and Discussions
Replies: 180
Views: 65262

Re: USA News and Discussions

Biden says he would 'absolutely' consider deploying National Guard to address supply-chain issues Source: Washington Post President Biden said he would “absolutely” consider calling on the National Guard to address supply-chain issues as he faced questions Thursday from a live studio audience at a t...
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:37 am
Forum: Physics
Topic: Physics News and Discussions
Replies: 62
Views: 28528

Re: Physics News and Discussions

New photonic chip for isolating light may be key to miniaturizing quantum devices https://phys.org/news/2021-10-photonic-chip-isolating-key-miniaturizing.html by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Light offers an irreplaceable way to interact with our universe. It can travel across galactic ...
by weatheriscool
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:34 am
Forum: The History Forum
Topic: Natural History (13.8 billion years BC – 3.3 million BC)
Replies: 49
Views: 22394

Re: Natural History (13.8 billion years BC – 3.3 million BC)

Early dinosaurs may have lived in social herds as early as 193 million years ago https://phys.org/news/2021-10-early-dinosaurs-social-herds-million.html by Jennifer Chu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology To borrow a line from the movie "Jurassic Park:" Dinosaurs do move in herds. And a...