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Re: 7) Tech & Sci News
« Reply #75 on: April 16, 2017, 11:39:57 pm »

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TECH:

New method for 3-D printing extraterrestrial materials
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-method-d-extraterrestrial-materials.html

Artificial biofilm increases energy production in microbial fuel cells
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-nature-artificial-biofilm-energy-production.html

Researchers capture excess photon energy to produce solar fuels
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-capture-excess-photon-energy-solar.html

Pot Breathalyzer Hits the Street
https://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-09-13/pot-breathalyzer-hits-the-street

How I Made My Own iPhone -in China
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leFuF-zoVzA

SpaceX to launch VR camera into space, bringing the astronaut experience to all
http://mashable.com/2017/04/15/spacevr-spacex

Tesla and Panasonic Introduce Sleeker Solar Panels
http://www.triplepundit.com/2017/04/tesla-panasonic-introduce-sleeker-solar-panels

Could Moon Miners Use Railguns to Launch Ore into Space?
http://www.space.com/36442-could-moon-miners-use-railguns-to-launch-ore-into-space.html

Üo -innovative 360° scooter that rides on a ball
https://youtu.be/Qrw9il7yZsg

DIY Lego Robot Brings Lab Automation to Students
http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/devices/diy-lego-robot-brings-lab-automation-to-students

DIY
https://voat.co/v/diy/top?span=month


SCIENCE:

Ancient Village Discovered on Canada's West Coast Predates the Pyramids
http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/04/ancient-village-discovered-on-canadas-west-coast-predates-the-pyramids

A Swelling Volume Of Scientific Papers Now Forecasting Global Cooling In The Coming  Decades
http://notrickszone.com/2017/04/10/a-swelling-volume-of-scientific-papers-now-forecasting-global-cooling-in-the-coming-decades

MAVEN has spotted iron, magnesium and sodium ions high up in Mars' atmosphere
http://www.space.com/36422-metal-mars-atmosphere-nasa-maven.html

Physicists Discover an Unexpected Force Acting on Nanoparticles in a Vacuum
http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-discover-an-unexpected-force-acting-on-nanoparticles-in-a-vacuum

Five reasons blog posts are of higher scientific quality than journal articles
https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/04/15/discussion-five-reasons-blog-posts-are-of-higher-scientific-quality-than-journal-articles

'Great Cold Spot' discovered in Jupiter's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/347863-Great-Cold-Spot-discovered-in-Jupiters-atmosphere

NASA's Hubble sees intense auroras on Uranus
https://www.sott.net/article/347954-NASAs-Hubble-sees-intense-auroras-on-Uranus

Stars: Electrically connected and externally powered (video)
https://www.sott.net/article/348032-Stars-Electrically-connected-and-externally-powered-video

Saturn's moon Enceladus may support alien life
https://www.sott.net/article/348086-Saturns-moon-Enceladus-may-support-alien-life

For first time ever, astronomers image black something using observatories on three continents to form telescope array
https://www.sott.net/article/348099-For-first-time-ever-astronomers-image-black-hole-using-observatories-on-three-continents-to-form-telescope-array

UAE launches space program to boost colonization of Mars by 2021
https://www.sott.net/article/348156-UAE-launches-space-program-to-boost-colonization-of-Mars-by-2021

Asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar to streak past earth on April 19
https://www.sott.net/article/348249-Asteroid-as-big-as-the-Rock-of-Gibraltar-to-streak-past-earth-on-April-19

Possible joint Russia-US mission to Venus takes shape
https://www.sott.net/article/348308-Possible-joint-Russia-US-mission-to-Venus-takes-shape

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark electrical matter
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-satellite-galaxies-edge-milky-coexist.html

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Understanding Where All the Antimatter Has Gone
http://gizmodo.com/scientists-are-getting-closer-to-understanding-where-al-1794034574

Eruptions on the sun trigger surprising phenomenon near Earth
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170317132043.htm

The Surface of Saturn’s Titan is Electrically Charged
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/03/the-surface-of-saturns-titan-is-electrically-charged-its-a-strange-electrostatically-sticky-world.html

New Evidence Shows We Might Have Gotten Cosmic Evolution Entirely Wrong
https://futurism.com/new-evidence-shows-we-might-have-gotten-cosmic-evolution-entirely-wrong

Is Matter Conscious? Why the central problem in neuroscience is mirrored in physics
[Nothing can exist outside of consciousness]
http://nautil.us/issue/47/consciousness/is-matter-conscious

Astronomers identify purest, most massive brown dwarf
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-astronomers-purest-massive-brown-dwarf.html

Astronomers take a closer look at a young circumbinary disk
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronomers-closer-young-circumbinary-disk.html

Scientists measure brightness of the universe with NASA's New Horizons spacecraft
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-scientists-brightness-universe-nasa-horizons.html

Project brings Milky Way's ionized hydrogen into focus
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-milky-ionized-hydrogen-focus.html

Researchers capture first 'image' of a dark matter web that connects galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-capture-image-dark-web-galaxies.html

Scientists Still Don’t Know Where Did Chief Joseph Get His Mesopotamian Tablet?
https://www.theindigenousamericans.com/2017/04/06/scientists-still-dont-know-chief-joseph-get-mesopotamian-tablet

Mimicking an impact on Earth’s early atmosphere yields all 4 RNA bases
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/04/mimicking-an-impact-on-earths-early-atmosphere-yields-all-4-rna-bases

3,700-year-old pyramid discovered near Cairo was probably already excavated 60 years ago
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/3-700-old-pyramid-discovered-173915900.html

Bushmen Painted Earliest Rock Art in Southern Africa 5,000 Years Ago
http://www.livescience.com/58684-bushmen-painted-earliest-rock-art-southern-africa.html
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Re: 7) Tech & Sci News
« Reply #76 on: April 18, 2017, 11:51:26 pm »

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Drones Built Like Squishy Bugs Won't Break When They Crash
http://gizmodo.com/drones-built-like-squishy-bugs-wont-break-when-they-cra-1793156470

This Ball-Balancing Segway Clone Uses Physics to Safely Scoot You Around
http://gizmodo.com/this-ball-balancing-segway-clone-uses-physics-to-safely-1794331573

Best New Gadgets
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets

World's Blackest Material Now Comes in a Spray Can
http://www.livescience.com/58561-spray-on-vantablack-coating-is-blackest-material.html

Hoverboarder Over Atlantic Ocean
http://www.livescience.com/58610-hoverboard-flight-over-atlantic-ocean.html

210 Mph! Electric Plane Beats Speed Record
http://www.livescience.com/58624-electric-powered-plane-sets-speed-record.html

Real Flying Car Will Be Available for Preorder This Year
http://www.livescience.com/58663-aeromobil-flying-car-available-to-preorder.html
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Re: 7) Tech & Sci News
« Reply #77 on: April 23, 2017, 10:43:38 pm »

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TECH:

Find info on both new and used cars, car reviews, industry news, auto shows, local car dealerships, glossary of terms, and savvy auto advice
http://Edmunds.com

Scientists have invented a dryer that can dry clothes in half the time without heat
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/scientists-invented-dryer-dry-clothes-170600085.html

New infrared-emitting device could allow energy harvesting from waste heat
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-infrared-emitting-device-energy-harvesting.html

Proposal for Trump’s border ‘wall’ that’s actually a $15 billion hyperloop
http://www.businessinsider.com/design-trumps-border-wall-hyperloop-2017-4/#

Researchers link robots into surveillance teams
http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2017/04/researchers-link-robots-surveillance-teams

Computers Create Recipe for Two New Magnetic Materials
http://pratt.duke.edu/about/news/predicting-magnets

New Window Screens Filter Pollution from Air
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/new-window-screens-filter-pollution-from-air

Scientific advance for cool clothing
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170419170535.htm

By listening to optical ‘noise,’ researchers discover new way to track hidden objects
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-optical-noise-track-hidden.html

Handheld translator
http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/4/20/15371662/travis-the-translator-handheld-portable-languages-indiegogo

Mobile sensing system could give couples the power to anticipate each other's emotional states, adapt behavior
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-mobile-couples-power-emotional-states.html

Dark secret of AI technology is No one knows how it works
https://www.sott.net/article/348591-Theres-a-dark-secret-lurking-at-the-heart-of-AI-technology-No-one-knows-how-it-works

'Flying car' nails vertical take-off
https://www.sott.net/article/348784-Flying-car-nails-vertical-take-off-in-stunning-test-run


SCIENCE:

Universe's highest electric current found in cosmic jet 2bn light yrs away (Old News)
http://www.sify.com/news/universe-s-highest-electric-current-found-in-cosmic-jet-2bn-light-yrs-away-news-international-lgwqurebaiesi.html

Physicists Say They’ve Created a Fluid With ‘Negative Mass’; it moves opposite the way it's pushed
http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-say-they-ve-created-a-fluid-with-negative-mass

"Heavily eroded" Mars mesa landform surrounded by wild-looking sand dunes and a sea of puzzling secondary craters
https://www.sott.net/article/348556-NASAs-Reconnaissance-Orbiter-captures-incredible-new-photo-of-Mars-surface

Mega-fracking using massive volumes of water triggered earthquake swarms in British Columbia
https://www.sott.net/article/348662-Study-finds-mega-fracking-using-massive-volumes-of-water-triggered-earthquake-swarms-in-British-Columbia

Rare type Ia supernova
https://www.sott.net/article/348728-Rare-type-Ia-supernova-discovery-ushers-in-new-era-for-cosmology

Dramatic landslides on Ceres
https://www.sott.net/article/348744-Dramatic-landslides-on-Ceres-shed-new-light-on-dwarf-planet

Earth [shadow-side] from a billion miles away
https://www.sott.net/article/348794-Earth-from-a-billion-miles-away-Cassini-captures-amazing-image

New atmospheric phenomenon discovered by SWARM satellites
https://www.sott.net/article/348847-New-atmospheric-phenomenon-discovered-by-SWARM-satellites

Sun’s[?] UV Light Helped Spark Life
http://www.space.com/36401-suns-uv-light-helped-spark-life.html

First ‘image’ of a dark matter web that connects galaxies
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170412091230.htm

When the Sun Turns Off the Lights
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/may-2017/when-the-lights-go-out

Saturn’s Bizarre ‘UFO Moons’
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/04/saturns-flying-saucer-moon-the-ringed-planets-weirdest-.html

Mysterious ‘Sterile’ Neutrinos May Not Exist
http://www.livescience.com/58673-sterile-neutrino-justification-vanishes.html

There’s still a lot we don’t know about the proton
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/theres-still-lot-we-dont-know-about-proton

Forget About Terraforming Mars. Here’s Why
https://www.seeker.com/space/planets/forget-about-terraforming-mars-heres-why

‘Gibraltar-sized’ space rock passes Earth
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39642995

Supermassive black hole thingies found in two tiny galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-supermassive-black-holes-tiny-galaxies.html

First clear image made of accretion disk surrounding young star
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-image-accretion-disk-young-star.html

New look at 2004's martian hole-in-one site
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-martian-hole-in-one-site.html

Bushmen Painted Earliest Rock Art in Southern Africa 5,000 Years Ago
http://www.livescience.com/58684-bushmen-painted-earliest-rock-art-southern-africa.html

The terrifying tsunami that devastated Britain 8,000 years ago
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160323-the-terrifying-tsunami-that-devastated-britain

For two billion years Earth was very different: oxygen was scarce, microbial life ruled, and the sun was much dimmer [as Saturn?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-iron-curtain-methane-making-microbes-early.html

Megafaunal extinctions driven by too much moisture
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/spring-2017/article/megafaunal-extinctions-driven-by-too-much-moisture

Archaeologists Discover 38,000-Year-Old Animal Art
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/archaeologists-discover-38-000-old-175059757.html

Mummies discovered in ancient tomb near Egypt’s Luxor
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-archaeologists-statues-tomb-egypt-luxor.html

World’s largest collection of rock art at risk
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/apr/21/worlds-largest-collection-of-rock-art-at-risk-australian-senators-told

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/04/21/ancient-stone-carvings-confirm-comet-struck-earth-10950bc-wiping
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Re: 7) Tech & Sci News
« Reply #78 on: April 30, 2017, 09:31:38 pm »

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Rechargeable batteries made from recycled glass bottles store four times more energy than traditional ones
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4433654/Recycled-glass-bottles-make-efficient-batteries.html

Researchers Produce High-Quality Ink from Air Pollution
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/researchers-produce-high-quality-ink-from-air-pollution

Cheaper, longer-lasting roads made with recycled plastic
http://inhabitat.com/uk-tests-cheaper-longer-lasting-roads-made-with-recycled-plastic

Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-sustainable-rubber-plastics.html

Solar cell design with over 50% energy-conversion efficiency
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-solar-cell-energy-conversion-efficiency.html

British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-british-inventor-flight-iron.html

Robotic dog
https://www.sott.net/article/349365-Age-of-the-machines-Robotic-dog-can-tidy-the-house-and-deliver-packages

'Cassini' captures 'closest look ever' at Saturn
https://www.sott.net/article/349366-Cassini-captures-closest-look-ever-at-Saturn-in-new-photos

US Marines test 'HyperSub,' machine-gun toting robots and more
https://www.sott.net/article/349449-Future-of-beach-warfare-US-Marines-test-HyperSub-machine-gun-toting-robots-and-more

Waymo trials free self-driving taxi service in Phoenix
https://arstechnica.com/cars/2017/04/waymo-trials-free-self-driving-taxi-service-in-phoenix

3D-printed titanium parts could save Boeing up to $3 million per plane
https://www.theverge.com/2017/4/11/15256008/3d-printed-titanium-parts-boeing-dreamliner-787


SCIENCE:

New study claims Göbleki Tepe may have been used to record meteor impacts, including Younger Dryas Event in 10890 BC
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/04/mysterious-ancient-stones-confirm-comet-gave-rise-to-civilizations

32,000[more like 4,000]-Year-Old Plant Brought Back to Life—Oldest Yet
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/02/120221-oldest-seeds-regenerated-plants-science

US Temperature Data Tampering – Worse Than It Seems
https://realclimatescience.com/2017/04/us-temperature-data-tampering-worse-than-it-seems

Radiocarbon dating gets a postmodern makeover
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-radiocarbon-dating-postmodern-makeover.html

Revolutionary method reveals impact of short circuits on battery safety
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-revolutionary-method-reveals-impact-short.html

How Little Ice Age displaced the tropical rain belt
https://www.sott.net/article/349128-How-Little-Ice-Age-displaced-the-tropical-rain-belt

New interactive WA map shows the world hidden beneath the surface
https://www.sott.net/article/349199-New-map-shows-the-world-hidden-beneath-your-feet

A caterpillar that eats plastic
https://www.sott.net/article/349219-Natures-answer-to-plastic-pollution-Scientists-discover-a-caterpillar-that-eats-plastic

DNA left in cave soils can reveal ancient human occupants
https://www.sott.net/article/349454-No-bones-No-problem-DNA-left-in-cave-soils-can-reveal-ancient-human-occupants

Unprecedented rise in noctilucent clouds, caused by meteor dust
https://www.sott.net/article/349598-Satellite-helps-confirm-unprecedented-rise-in-noctilucent-clouds-caused-by-meteor-dust

Ancient stone pillars offer clues of comet strike that changed human history
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ancient-stone-pillars-clues-comet.html

Cassini, Voyager missions suggest new picture of Sun's interaction with galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-cassini-voyager-missions-picture-sun.html

Astronomers detect dozens of new quasars and galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronomers-dozens-quasars-galaxies.html

'Rejuvenating' pulsar in a neighboring galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astrophysicists-rejuvenating-pulsar-neighboring-galaxy.html

'Ageless' silicon throughout Milky Way may indicate a well-mixed galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ageless-silicon-milky-well-mixed-galaxy.html

Sun's eruptions might all have same trigger
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-sun-eruptions-trigger.html

First measurements of small-scale ripples in primeval hydrogen gas using rare double quasars
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronomers-small-scale-ripples-primeval-hydrogen.html

Iranian Sandstorm Uncovers Ancient Lost City maybe from 4,000BC
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/04/iranian-sandstorm-uncovers-ancient-lost-city

Ötzi the Iceman froze to death
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/otzi-iceman-froze-death
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Re: 7) Tech & Sci News
« Reply #79 on: May 07, 2017, 07:07:21 pm »

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TECH:

New chip under development at UTSA extends battery life of electronics
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-chip-utsa-battery-life-electronics.html

Smart machines to recover lost memories
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ted-smart-machines-recover-lost.html

Closer to a “Hydrogen Economy”
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/this-advance-brings-us-a-lot-closer-to-a-hydrogen-economy

A robot that picks apples
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-robot-apples-humans.html

Researchers find more efficient way to make oil from dead trees
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-efficient-oil-dead-trees.html

'Smart' denim promises touchscreen tech clothes
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-smart-denim-touchscreen-tech.html

First test flight of stratospheric solar plane
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-swiss-solar-plane-flight-aims.html

Shape-changing fog screen invented
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-shape-changing-fog-screen.html

First-ever 'moon' bricks for 3D printed lunar colony
https://www.sott.net/article/350129-First-ever-moon-bricks-bring-3D-printed-lunar-colony-a-step-closer

Microsoft to progress beyond mobile to mixed reality future where smartphones are dead
https://www.sott.net/article/350181-Microsoft-thinks-the-smartphone-is-already-dead

Newest secret US spacecraft returns to Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/350329-Newest-secret-US-spacecraft-returns-to-Earth-after-over-700-days-in-orbit


SCIENCE:

Data Analyses Show Rapid Global Surface Cooling, Growing Arctic Ice Thickness
http://notrickszone.com/2017/05/06/data-analyses-show-rapid-global-surface-cooling-growing-arctic-ice-thickness/#sthash.BGPI33KG.XcJ8kRk6.dpbsi

Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/04/the-tragedy-of-google-books/523320

China to launch own encyclopaedia to rival Wikipedia
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-china-encyclopaedia-rival-wikipedia.html

Could there be remnants of ancient civilizations in our solar system?
https://www.sott.net/article/349850-Could-there-be-remnants-of-ancient-civilizations-in-our-solar-system

Scientists find vast wave of hot gas rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster
https://www.sott.net/article/349853-Scientists-find-vast-wave-of-hot-gas-rolling-through-the-Perseus-galaxy-cluster

Cassini captures eerie noise between Saturn's rings
https://www.sott.net/article/349971-NASAs-Cassini-captures-eerie-noise-between-Saturns-rings

'Cassini' captures Saturn 'movie' in first Grand Finale dive
https://www.sott.net/article/350020-Cassini-captures-Saturn-movie-in-first-Grand-Finale-dive

Scientists measure the mysterious force that makes crystals align
https://www.sott.net/article/350059-New-research-Scientists-measure-the-mysterious-force-that-makes-crystals-align

New study suggests meteor showers sparked volcanic eruptions
https://www.sott.net/article/350075-New-study-suggests-meteor-showers-sparked-volcanic-eruptions

Stunning Mars 360 video captures mountains, craters and 'beaches' on Red Planet
https://www.sott.net/article/350100-Stunning-Mars-360-video-captures-mountains-craters-and-beaches-on-Red-Planet

Huge impact crater discovered near the Falklands Islands
https://www.sott.net/article/350255-Huge-impact-crater-discovered-near-the-Falklands-Islands

Alarming decrease in oceans' dissolved oxygen level
https://www.sott.net/article/350280-Study-Alarming-decrease-in-oceans-dissolved-oxygen-level

Massive void in space where no cosmic microwave background radiation is found
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/mysterious-cold-spot-in-space-may-prove-the-multiverse-is-real

‘Dragonfly’ Drone Could Explore Saturn Moon Titan
http://www.space.com/36598-dragonfly-quadcopter-saturn-moon-titan-explorer.html

Microbe Colonies That Grow in Space
http://www.sciencealert.com/astronauts-will-soon-be-sequencing-the-dna-of-unknown-microbes-in-space

Shocked gas in galaxy collisions
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-gas-galaxy-collisions.html

Astrophysicists discover a star polluted by calcium
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-astrophysicists-star-polluted-calcium.html

VISTA peeks through the Small Magellanic Cloud's dusty veil
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-vista-peeks-small-magellanic-cloud.html

Can the 35,600-[sic]-year-old Art of Altamira Cave be both Witnessed and Preserved?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/pearl-prehistoric-spain-danger-disappearing-can-35600-year-old-art-altamira-021354

Mastodon Bone Findings Could Upend Our Understanding of Human History
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/mastodon-bone-findings-could-upend-our-understanding-human-history-n751406

The Origins of an Ancient Fairy Tale
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/may-2017/story-time

Egypt: 4,000-year-old funerary garden at tomb entrance
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170504093225.htm
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« Reply #80 on: May 14, 2017, 08:29:18 pm »

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Vector successfully launches its micro-satellite with a 3D-printed part
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/4/15543274/vector-space-systems-micro-satellite-space-launch-3d-printing

Made In Space reveals the Archinaut, a robot-operated factory in the sky
https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/05/made-in-space-reveals-the-archinaut-a-robot-operated-factory-in-the-sky

China’s Surprising Solutions to Clear Killer Air
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/05/china-air-pollution-solutions-environment-tangshan

New technology generates power from polluted air
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-05/kl-ntg050517.php

Every Single Car Sold In India Will Be Electric By 2030
https://futurism.com/every-single-car-sold-in-india-will-be-electric-by-2030

Holographic analysis of Wi-Fi data generates 3-D images of the vicinity
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170504110559.htm

Technology that claims to spot criminals Before they act
https://www.sott.net/article/350677-Emotion-reading-Technology-that-claims-to-spot-criminals-Before-they-act

Scientists discover massive landforms under Antarctic ice sheet
https://www.sott.net/article/350690-Scientists-discover-massive-landforms-under-Antarctic-ice-sheet

Proximity of supernovas may cause mass extinctions
https://www.sott.net/article/350777-Proximity-of-supernovas-may-cause-mass-extinctions

Russian system able to pinpoint the location of enemy artillery less than five seconds after firing
https://www.sott.net/article/350969-Russias-Penicillin-reconnaissance-system-detects-artillery-fire-in-five-seconds-flat

Physical keyboards make virtual reality typing easier
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-physical-keyboards-virtual-reality-easier.html

Researchers create touchpads with a can of spray paint
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-touchpads.html

Installing solar to combat national security risks in the power grid
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-solar-combat-national-power-grid.html

Dutch open 'world's largest offshore' wind farm
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-dutch-world-largest-offshore-farm.html

Experiments show that a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve traffic flow
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-self-driving-cars-traffic.html


SCIENCE:

CERN points giant magnet at the Sun to look for dark matter particles
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/axion-search-at-cern-sets-limits-on-these-possible-particles

Museums are turning to virtual reality, apps, and interactive experiences
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/6/15563922/museums-vr-ar-apps-digital-technology

NASA footage captures sun shooting giant strands of plasma (VIDEO)
https://www.sott.net/article/350526-NASA-footage-captures-sun-shooting-giant-strands-of-plasma-VIDEO

What lightning does to rock quantified
https://www.sott.net/article/350550-What-lightning-does-to-rock-quantified

Death by asteroid may come in unexpected ways - from gusting winds and shock waves
https://www.sott.net/article/350616-Death-by-asteroid-may-come-in-unexpected-ways-from-gusting-winds-and-shock-waves

Mathematics does not rule out 2 dimensions of time
https://www.sott.net/article/350656-Mathematics-does-not-rule-out-2-dimensions-of-time

GOES-16 weather satellite captures lightning activity across U.S.
https://www.sott.net/article/350660-GOES-16-weather-satellite-captures-lightning-activity-across-US

Stephen Hawking among 33 scientists on offensive against critics of popular universe origin inflation theory
https://www.sott.net/article/350886-Stephen-Hawking-among-33-scientists-on-offensive-against-critics-of-popular-universe-origin-inflation-theory

Ancient Mars impacts created tornado-like winds that scoured surface
https://www.sott.net/article/350925-Ancient-Mars-impacts-created-tornado-like-winds-that-scoured-surface

Physicists have ability to control charged molecules with quantum logic
https://www.sott.net/article/350930-Physicists-have-ability-to-control-charged-molecules-with-quantum-logic

'Feathery' gas clouds swirl over Saturn's moon Titan
https://www.sott.net/article/350965-Feathery-gas-clouds-swirl-over-Saturns-moon-Titan

Scientists say dinosaurs would've survived if the asteroid struck just seconds later
https://www.sott.net/article/350975-Scientists-say-dinosaurs-would-ve-survived-if-the-asteroid-struck-just-seconds-later
(Actually, large dinosaurs would have died anyway, because Earth lost atmosphere from the impacts that made large animals partly buoyant. See e.g. Ted Holden's data.)

New research finds mega-quakes can cause Earth's crust to rip open and snap shut
https://www.sott.net/article/351028-New-research-finds-mega-quakes-can-cause-Earths-crust-to-rip-open-and-snap-shut

Melting moons could support liveable atmospheres for aeons
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2129064-melting-moons-could-support-liveable-atmospheres-for-aeons

Sun’s eruptions might all have same trigger
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/du-sem042517.php

Oxygen on comet 67P might not be ancient after all
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/oxygen-comet-67p-might-not-be-ancient-after-all

Does Jupiter Have a Solid Core?
https://www.universetoday.com/14470/does-jupiter-have-a-solid-core

Galactic winds slow new star formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-galactic-star-formation.html

When a brown dwarf is actually a planetary mass object
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-brown-dwarf-planetary-mass.html

'Planetary stethoscope' could determine what lies in Europa's global ocean
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-planetary-stethoscope-lies-europa-global.html

Waves of lava seen in Io's largest volcanic crater
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-lava-io-largest-volcanic-crater.html

Scientists investigate debris disk in a nearby planetary system
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-scientists-debris-disk-nearby-planetary.html

Latest fast radio burst adds to mystery of their source
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-latest-fast-radio-mystery-source.html

Mapping the magnetic bridge between our nearest galactic neighbours
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-magnetic-bridge-nearest-galactic-neighbours.html

Earth was barren, flat and almost entirely under water 4.4 billion years ago
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-earth-barren-flat-billion-years.html

How the Bantu people surged across two-thirds of Africa
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/how-the-bantu-people-surged-across-two-thirds-of-africa

The Lost Iberian Civilization of Los Millares: Was Copper the Secret of its Success?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/lost-iberian-civilization-los-millares-was-copper-secret-its-success-008011

Ancient Babylonian Tablet Provides Compelling Evidence that the Tower of Babel did Exist
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/ancient-babylonian-tablet-provides-compelling-evidence-tower-babel-did-021378

Tomb Drawing Shows Mongoose on a Leash, Puzzling Archaeologists
http://www.livescience.com/59022-egypt-tomb-with-leashed-mongoose-drawing.html

17,000-Year-Old Sacred Site – Believed to be Gateway to the Underworld – Is Vandalized
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/17000-year-old-sacred-site-believed-be-gateway-underworld-vandalized-008054

Dragon and griffin megaliths ‘dating back 12,000 years to end of Ice Age, or earlier’
http://siberiantimes.com/other/others/features/found-dragon-and-griffin-megaliths-dating-back-12000-years-to-end-of-ice-age-or-earlier

Egypt ‘uncovers burial chamber of pharaoh’s daughter’
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39882254
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TECH:

West Virginia seeks future—without coal
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-west-virginia-futurewithout-coal.html

Future of farming? Driverless tractors and drones attempt to grow crops without humans
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4496498/Hands-free-farming-using-autonomous-tractors-drones.html

New method can selectively remove micropollutants from water
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170510115219.htm

Terahertz spectroscopy—the new tool to detect art fraud
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-terahertz-spectroscopythe-tool-art-fraud.html

The Pacific Ocean Is One Step Closer to Being Almost Totally Debris-Free in five years
https://futurism.com/the-pacific-ocean-is-one-step-closer-to-being-almost-totally-debris-free

China extract 'combustible ice' from the seafloor of the South China Sea
https://www.sott.net/article/351427-China-makes-flammable-ice-Believed-to-be-the-best-replacement-for-natural-gas-and-oil

3-D-printed, soft, four legged robot can walk on sand and stone
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-d-printed-soft-legged-robot-sand.html

Self-ventilating workout suit keeps athletes etc cool and dry
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-self-ventilating-workout-athletes-cool.html

How a Helicopter Drone Could Fly on Mars
https://www.seeker.com/space/exploration/how-a-helicopter-drone-could-fly-on-mars

Plasma jet engines that could take you from the ground to space
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23431264-500-plasma-jet-engines-that-could-take-you-from-the-ground-to-space

Mining the moon for rocket fuel to get us to Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-moon-rocket-fuel-mars.html


SCIENCE:

Hydrogen Bonds Have Been Directly Detected For The First Time
http://www.sciencealert.com/hydrogen-bonds-have-been-directly-detected-for-the-first-time

Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/607828/an-algorithm-summarizes-lengthy-text-surprisingly-well

Never-before-seen lava waves on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io
https://www.sott.net/article/351053-Scientists-spot-never-before-seen-lava-waves-on-Jupiters-volcanic-moon-Io

Mysterious flashes of light reflecting off Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/351106-Mysterious-flashes-of-light-from-Earth-captured-by-NASAs-EPIC-satellite

Comets helped build Earth's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/351387-Study-of-3-billion-year-old-minerals-shows-comets-helped-build-Earths-atmosphere

Magnetic field detected between magellanic clouds
https://www.sott.net/article/351555-Magnetic-field-detected-between-magellanic-clouds

Astronomers Observe Rare Blank Sun, Warn of Solar Minimum
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/astronomers-observe-rare-blank-sun-warn-of-solar-minimum

Newest Cosmic Radio Burst Has Stumped Scientists
http://gizmodo.com/the-newest-cosmic-radio-burst-has-stumped-scientists-1795068113?IR=T

Comet 67P Found to Be Producing Its Own Oxygen in Deep Space
https://www.seeker.com/space/comet-67p-found-to-be-producing-its-own-oxygen-in-deep-space

Finding Alien Megastructures Around Nearby Pulsars
https://www.universetoday.com/135563/finding-alien-megastructures-around-nearby-pulsars

Mars May Have Been Born in the Asteroid Belt
https://www.seeker.com/space/planets/mars-may-have-been-born-in-the-asteroid-belt

Two Independent Teams Find Hints of Dark Matter in Space Station Data
http://www.sciencealert.com/two-independent-teams-find-hints-of-dark-matter-in-space-station-data

Forget Mars—let’s go colonize Titan!
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/forget-mars-lets-go-colonize-titan

Peering into the heart of planet formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-peering-heart-planet-formation.html

Movie shows Ceres at opposition from sun
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-movie-ceres-opposition-sun.html

FADO—a ground-breaking tool to reconstruct the history of galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-fadoa-ground-breaking-tool-reconstruct-history.html

Brown dwarf launches a parsec-scale jet
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-weight-brown-dwarf-parsec-scale-jet.html

NASA mission uncovers a dance of electrons in space
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-nasa-mission-uncovers-electrons-space.html

ALMA eyes icy ring around young planetary system
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-alma-eyes-icy-young-planetary.html

Titan's landscape resembles that of Mars, not Earth
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-history-titan-landscape-resembles-mars.html

40,000-year-old bracelet made by extinct human species found
http://www.digitaljournal.com/science/40-000-year-old-bracelet-from-extinct-human-species-discovered/article/432798

Ancient-genome study finds Bronze Age ‘Beaker culture’ invaded Britain
http://www.nature.com/news/ancient-genome-study-finds-bronze-age-beaker-culture-invaded-britain-1.21996

Rhinocolura, The City Of Noseless Criminals
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-africa/inside-rhinocolura-city-noseless-criminals-008086

Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-pakistan-lost-city-mohenjo-daro.html
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