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The SciArt Buzz: ScienceArt on Exhibit in Sept/Oct 2013

The SciArt Buzz: ScienceArt on Exhibit in Sept/Oct 2013

Summer may be coming to a close, but there are buckets of good science art exhibitions opening at venues near YOU! EXHIBITS: NORTHEAST REGION SENSING CHANGE July 1, 2013 – May 2, 2014 Chemical Heritage Foundation Gallery 315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA Sensing Change, an initiative of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, invites us to explore [...]..

August 29, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios
The Most Breathtaking Video of the Weather

The Most Breathtaking Video of the Weather

Video of the Week #107, August 29th, 2013: From: The Most Breathtaking Video of the Weather You’ll Watch This Week by Evelyn Lamb at Roots of Unity.

August 29, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Arctic Methane: MAMM Lapland air sampling road trip

Arctic Methane: MAMM Lapland air sampling road trip

By Dave Lowry and Nathalie Grassineau Part 1 – In the beginning – Tuesday Aug 13, 21:00 UT Reached Kiruna, Sweden, yesterday (Monday) afternoon having taken the early flight from Heathrow...

August 28, 2013 — Michelle Cain
Guest post: Electric Vehicles Need New “Assembly Line” Breakthrough

Guest post: Electric Vehicles Need New “Assembly Line” Breakthrough

By Wang Tao Struggling sales in the electric vehicle (EV) market have resulted in serious questions being raised about their viability. Despite Chinese government incentives, only a few Chinese EV pilot cities have met their target of putting 1,000 EVs on the road...

August 28, 2013 — Melissa C. Lott
Who’s afraid of nuclear waste?: WIPPing transuranics into shape

Digital Hydra: The Rise of the Couple Profile on Facebook

About 50 miles from the Texas border in southeastern New Mexico sits the town of Carlsbad, home of the renowned Carlsbad Caverns. Its lesser-known claim to fame which actually might have a disproportionately long-lasting impact on the future of energy and the human species is as a site for the Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation [...]..

August 27, 2013 — Ashutosh Jogalekar
The Psychology of Sexting

The Psychology of Sexting

For those of us old enough to remember the deluge of “A/S/L?” messages that predominated the chatroom landscape of the nineties, sexting hardly seems that scandalous.

August 27, 2013 — Krystal D'Costa
Quantum Computing Disentangled: A Look behind the D-Wave Buzz

Quantum Computing Disentangled: A Look behind the D-Wave Buzz

The word “quantum” imbues any topic with instant mystique. Unfortunately, it often doubles as a “keep out” sign – a signal that an impenetrable quagmire of math and physics awaits anyone foolish enough to peer behind the label...

August 27, 2013 — Jesse Dunietz
Arctic Methane: Flight Monday 19th AM/PM: Going home…

Arctic Methane: Flight Monday 19th AM/PM: Going home…

By Dr Jennifer Muller, University of Manchester The last day of the August aircraft MAMM campaign (19 August) was all about sampling the methane closer to home as well as actually getting back to Cranfield; leaving the Arctic wetland methane behind us (until the September campaign of course)...

August 27, 2013 — Michelle Cain
Earth Waves To Saturn

Earth Waves To Saturn

Image of the Week #106, August 26th, 2013: From: Earth Waves To Saturn: The Pictures by Caleb A. Scharf at Life, Unbounded. Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA as an organization is positioned to deliver some of the greatest and most inspiring images in human history and they don’t shirk from that duty...

August 26, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Arctic Methane: Flight Sunday 18th PM

Arctic Methane: Flight Sunday 18th PM

As the Red Team member who was co-ordinating with the Blue Team during their flight, I must emphasise the crucial role I played in using the chat room to keep up to date with the Blue Team and their new plans, and then making a phone call to the TCCON site manager...

August 26, 2013 — Michelle Cain
Is the Tesla Model S the safest car ever made?

Is the Tesla Model S the safest car ever made?

The electric Tesla Model S might be the safest car ever made. Or, at least one of the safest production cars that the U.S. federal government has ever tested.

August 26, 2013 — Melissa C. Lott
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