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2 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Mocking Literalists Defy 'Literal' Science For 'Creation Myth'

Everybody loves a good story and, as Aristotle taught, nothing drives impact like a beginning, middle and end.

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3 hrs ago | Live Science

More Efficient, Durable Solar Cells are Possible Thanks to Glass

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Stanford University, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

6 hrs ago | Science Daily

Atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon

An astronomer has published the results of the comparison of his model of Titan's atmosphere with the latest data.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

7 hrs ago | Science Daily

Scientists find way to maintain quantum entanglement in amplified signals

Physicists Sergei Filippov and Mario Ziman have found a way to preserve quantum entanglement of particles passing through an amplifier and, conversely, when transmitting a signal over long distances.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, World News, Science, Slovakia, Computers

7 hrs ago | CiteULike

Preparing physics graduate students to be educators

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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10 hrs ago | Science Daily

Spinach could lead to alternative energy more powerful than Popeye

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Science, Purdue University

12 hrs ago | Live Science

String Theory: The Physics of Master Guitar Playing

How do great guitarists bend a string like Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix? One scientist sought to figure out how legendary performers make great music.

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Related Topix: Science, Ireland, World News,

12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Rock'n'Roll Oncologist Reveals The Physics Behind Great Guitarists

During daylight hours, Dr David Robert Grimes takes on the serious and important job of battling cancer.

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Related Topix: Science, Oncology, Medicine, Short, Music!

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

The physics of lead guitar playing

String bends, tapping, vibrato and whammy bars are all techniques that add to the distinctiveness of a lead guitarist's sound, whether it's Clapton, Hendrix, or BB King.

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Related Topix: Science, Oncology, Medicine

15 hrs ago | NatureNews

Plasma physics: The fusion upstarts

To reach one of the world's most secretive nuclear-fusion companies, visitors must wind their way through a suburban office park at the foot of the Santa Ana Mountains, just east of Irvine, California, until they pull up outside the large but unmarked headquarters of Tri Alpha Energy.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Science, Irvine, CA

17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Hidden information behind imaging tests for cancer may unlock new approaches to radiation therapy

Information hidden in imaging tests could help doctors more accurately choose the radiation therapy dose needed to kill tumors, suggests a study of more than 300 cancer patients being presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine .

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Science, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

21 hrs ago | Science Daily

Massive neutrinos and new standard cosmological model: No concordance yet

Neutrinos, also known as 'ghost particles' because they barely interact with other particles or their surroundings, are massless particles according to the standard model of particle physics.

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Related Topix: Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Concrete pours into Michigan physics site

Construction on Michigan State University's physics research facility is moving forward with the addition of about 140 truckloads of concrete.

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Related Topix: Science, Michigan, Michigan State University

NatureNews

China plans super collider

The 27-kilometre Large Hadron Collider at CERN could soon be overtaken as the world's largest particle smasher by a proposed Chinese machine.

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Science Daily

A new multi-bit 'spin' for magnetic random access memory storage

Interest in magnetic random access memory is escalating, thanks to demand for fast, low-cost, nonvolatile, low-consumption, secure memory devices.

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Tikkun Magazine

The God of Process Theology: An Interview with John Cobb

Cobb : I grew up in a religious Methodist Christian family, and when I started meeting intellectuals I realized that this was considered a rather unusual and somewhat eccentric position.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Science Daily

Boosting the force of empty space: Theorists propose way to amplify force of vacuum fluctuations

Vacuum fluctuations may be among the most counter-intuitive phenomena of quantum physics.

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Quantum leap in lasers at Dartmouth brightens future for quantum computing

Dartmouth scientists and their colleagues have devised a breakthrough laser that uses a single artificial atom to generate and emit particles of light.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Science

EKathimerini

Greek students to carry out experiment at CERN after sharing first place in international competition

Odysseus' Comrades, a team of students from Varvakios Pilot School in Athens, have been invited to travel to CERN in Switzerland to carry out their own experiments after winning first place in the Swiss-based research organization's A'beam line for schools competition,A' together with a rival team from Dominicus College in the Dutch city of ... (more)

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RedOrbit

Mission Name Chosen For Astronaut Tim Peake:...

Image Caption: ESA astronaut Tim Peake inspecting a Russian Orlan suit during training at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre near Moscow.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Science

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