Sound waves passing through the air objects that break a body of water and cause ripples or shockwaves from earthquakes all are considered elastic waves These waves travel at the surface or through a material ... - Read More
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Outside his career as a noted nanochemist Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab director Paul Alivisatos is an avid photographer To show off his photos his preferred device is a Kindle Fire HDX tablet because ... - Read More
Metamaterials have extraordinary properties when it comes to diverting and controlling waves especially sound and light for instance they can make an object invisible or increase the resolving power of a lens Now researchers at ... - Read More
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have demonstrated a new and more efficient way to trap light using a phenomenon called bound states in the continuum BIC that was first proposed in the ... - Read More
Environmentalists dispirited by the Republicans' dominance of the recent midterm elections can take heart non Tea Party Republicans' views on science and environmental issues are closer to those of Independents than to Tea Party supporters ... - Read More
How does glass transition from a liquid to its familiar solid state How does this common material transport heat and sound And what microscopic changes occur when a glass gains rigidity as it cools A ... - Read More
Released 20 Oct 2014 1 05 PM EDTEmbargo expired 23 Oct 2014 2 00 PM EDTSource Newsroom Howard Hughes Medical Institute HHMI more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only ... - Read More
Offshore wind power is a valuable source of renewable energy that can help reduce carbon emissions Technological advances are allowing higher capacity turbines to be installed in deeper water but there is still much unknown ... - Read More
Particle physicists have a hard time identifying all the elementary particles created in their particle accelerators But now researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have designed a material that makes it much easier to distinguish ... - Read More
What could the natural diversity and beauty of plant leaves have in common with one of humankind's greatest creative inventions the violin Much more than you might imagine There are many parallels between leaves and ... - Read More
Scientists in Italy are experimenting with sound vibrations to replace pesticides Adapting different eco friendly methods they are able to boost harvests and open up a new chapter in sustainable farming Scientists in Northern Italy ... - Read More
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology are first to show the use of sound to communicate with an artificial atom They can thereby demonstrate phenomena from quantum physics with sound taking on the role of ... - Read More
For the first time researchers have been able to open a kind of window into the inner workings of a lithium ion battery Using a neutron beam chemists and engineers at The Ohio State University ... - Read More
The sea grass beds of Long Island's Great South Bay once teemed with shellfish Clams scallops and oysters filtered nutrients from the water and flushed money through the local economy But three decades after the ... - Read More
Where the river meets the sea there is the potential to harness a significant amount of renewable energy according to a team of mechanical engineers at MIT The researchers evaluated an emerging method of power ... - Read More
Released 19 Aug 2014 2 00 PM EDTSource Newsroom University of Alabama Huntsville more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Central States Section of The Combustion Institute International ... - Read More
There's a new wave of sound on the horizon carrying with it a broad scope of tantalizing potential applications including advanced ultrasonic imaging and therapy and acoustic cloaking levitation and particle manipulation Researchers with the ... - Read More
In quantum mechanics interactions between particles can give rise to entanglement which is a strange type of connection that could never be described by a non quantum classical theory These connections called quantum correlations are ... - Read More
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