Category: Science

Nanoparticle Thin Films That Self-Assemble in One Minute

Nanoparticle Thin Films That Self-Assemble in One Minute

| June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Upon solvent annealing, supramolecules made from gold nanoparticles and shut up copolymers will self-assemble into in a great degree ordered thin films in one detailed. Credit: Ting Xu, Berkeley Lab/UC BerkeleySource featured

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Geochemists Reveal Earth’s Formation is Older Than Previously Thought

Geochemists Reveal Earth’s Formation is Older Than Previously Thought

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

A ‘Blue Marble’ fancy of the Earth taken from the VIIRS medium aboard NASA’s most newly launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP. This complex image uses a number of swaths of the Earth’s superficies taken on January 4, 2012.Source featured

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5 Key Takeaways From Startling Global Refugee Report

5 Key Takeaways From Startling Global Refugee Report

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ugandan refugees live in crowded pavilion cities. More than a million and a moiety people have become refugees in the geographical division. PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN STANMEYER, VII The contain of people forced to flee their homes in a circle the world has passed 50 million for the first time since the Second World War, the [...]

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Longest Migration Among African Mammals Discovered

Longest Migration Among African Mammals Discovered

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Burchell’s zebras (Equus quagga) migrate from one side Chobe National Park in Botswana. PHOTOGRAPH BY FRANS LANTING, MINT IMAGES, CORBIS A inhabitants of zebras surprised biologists by structure a more than 300-mile beeline over parts of Namibia and Botswana—the longest tumid-mammal migration ever documented in Africa. In the wilds of Africa, pabulum and water come [...]

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Physicists Encode One Qubit in Entangled States Distributed Over Several Particles

Physicists Encode One Qubit in Entangled States Distributed Over Several Particles

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

This 7-ion order applied for encoding one logical quantum bit can be used as a structure block for much larger quantum systems. The bigger the lattice, the more robust it becomes. (Illustration: IQOQI/Harald Ritsch)Source featured

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$2 Billion Plan to Restore Everglades Stuck in Congressional Limbo

$2 Billion Plan to Restore Everglades Stuck in Congressional Limbo

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eco Pond, seen to this place in the early morning, is the southernmost state on the mainland of Everglades National Park. PHOTOGRAPH BY KAREN GLASER In the 20th century the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drained a great deal of of Florida’s Everglades to prepare the wetlands because of development. At the dawn of the [...]

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A Path Toward a New Breed of Miniature Particle Accelerators

A Path Toward a New Breed of Miniature Particle Accelerators

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

3D Map of the longitudinal wakefield generated by the incoherent combination of 208 cheap-energy laser beamlets. In the space behind the driver, the wakefield is according to rule. Credit: Carlo Benedetti, Berkeley LabSource featured

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4 Key Takeaways From EPA’s New Rules for Power Plants

4 Key Takeaways From EPA’s New Rules for Power Plants

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Football players practice near a coal-fired power put in seed in West Virginia, a state that stands to be significantly affected by proposed EPA emissions rules announced Monday. PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBB KENDRICK, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE The fresh rules announced Monday to limit carbon emissions from U.S. sovereign plants represent President Barack Obama’s boldest essay yet [...]

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Zombie Spacecraft Rescue Planned by Private Group

Zombie Spacecraft Rescue Planned by Private Group

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ISEE-3 spacecraft (illustrated beyond) has been lost in space ago 1997. ILLUSTRATION BY NASA A crew of NASA retirees, young hackers, and seasoned engineers has an audacious dream to rescue an sinful spacecraft that has been coasting, unwanted and unloved, end the solar system since the middle-1990s. Originally known as the International Sun-Earth Explorer-3 [...]

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Gulls Be Gone: 10 Ways to Get Rid of Pesky Birds

Gulls Be Gone: 10 Ways to Get Rid of Pesky Birds

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gulls are regulars at trumpery dumps, beaches, and boardwalks, where they have power to become a nuisance. Photograph by Purcell Pictures, Inc., Alamy Their cries may rescind those long summer days at the margin, but seagulls that flock together can be pretty pesky, even bad despite our health. To keep them at bay, population have [...]

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