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Focusing Sound with Metasurfaces: A New Way to Reduce Noise and Power Devices?

Whether it’s the neighbor’s barking dogs, pounding rain, the din of traffic, or the music of your own choosing, most of us are constantly surrounded …

Engineering

Viewpoint: Neural Networks Identify Topological Phases

Author(s): Juan CarrasquillaA new machine-learning algorithm based on a neural network can tell a topological phase of matter from a conventional …

Machine Learning

Nuclear Explosions and Submarine Comms Distort Space Weather Near Earth

Space weather typically refers to charged particles ejected by the sun that can interact with Earth's atmosphere and magnetic field. However, a new …

Space

Bose–Einstein condensates simulate transformation of elusive | Cosmos

A team of physicists led by David Hall from Amherst College, USA, and Mikko Möttönen from Aalto University, Finland, has experimentally demonstrated …

How culture makes mathematics possible | Cosmos

Is numerical ability due to nature or nurture?<p>A spirited debate over whether the capacity for numbers and arithmetic is an evolved trait is soon to …

'Alien Megastructure' Star Is at It Again with the Strange Dimming

The perplexing cosmic object known as "Boyajian's star" is once again exhibiting a mysterious pattern of dimming and brightening that scientists have …

Universe

Bizarre Star Dims Again, and Astronomers Scramble to Catch It in the Act

The star often called the most mysterious in the galaxy has begun darkening again. Scientists are now rushing to watch the event with as many …

Near-Infrared

Planet Classification: How to Group Exoplanets

With thousands of exoplanet candidates discovered, astronomers are starting to figure out how to group them in order to describe them and understand …

Astronomy

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Self Defense

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‘Styrofoam’ Planet Discovery Will Help Us Find Habitable Planets and Alien Life

KELT-11b will help astronomers develop the best tools for assessing habitability or possible life on distant exoplanets.<p>Since the largest exoplanets …

Engineering

NASA's IceBridge Mission Ends Its 'Best Year Ever'

An airplane, a satellite and volumes of data — these are at the core of NASA's 2017 airborne survey of Arctic ice cover, which recently ended.<p>On May …

Global Warming

Spy Ancient Remnants and Newfound Supernovas Using Mobile Apps

Supernovas, or stellar explosions, are among the most exciting events that astronomers can observe. Such an event occurs when a massive star becomes …

Synopsis: A Dark Side for Qubits

Dark solitons in a Bose-Einstein condensate could, according to calculations, function as qubits with long lifetimes.<br>[Physics] Published Thu May 18, …

Quantum Mechanics

Particle-free quantum communication is achieved in the lab

Common-sense defying protocol used to send image

Common Sense

Fuel cell microbes turn methane into electricity - Futurity

A synthetic version of microbes from below the Black Sea could offer a way to turn methane, which leaks from natural gas pipelines, into electricity.

The future of flying cars: science fact or science fiction? | Cosmos

Uber has shaken up the taxi industry and is trying to put driverless cars on our roads. Now the company aims to have flying ride-sharing vehicles in …

A super-supermassive black hole on the run | Cosmos

Astronomers are chasing a rogue black hole with a mass 160 million times greater than the Sun.<p>The black hole, located 3.9 billion light years away, …

Black Holes

How Do Scientists Search for Extraterrestrial Life?

Human civilizations dating back thousands of years left behind structures and records documenting their studies of the stars as they sought to chart …

James Webb Space Telescope

Viktor Gorbatko, one of the first Soviet-era cosmonauts, dies at 82

Holographic tech uses wi-fi routers to see through walls | Cosmos

A standard wi-fi router has more to offer than just high-speed internet access. The device can also be used to visually scan the inside of your home, …

Antikythera Anniversary: Astronomical Computer Still Puzzles After 115 Years

What looked like a hunk of corroded metal lying at the bottom of the Aegean Sea near the Greek island of Antikythera turned out to be a piece of a …

Google Doodle

Synopsis: Scattering from the Quantum Vacuum

Polarized gamma rays could be used to measure how gamma-ray photons scatter off the virtual particles that make up the quantum vacuum.<br>[Physics] …

Physics

Buzz Aldrin Receives Prestigious Award, Details Vision for Mars Travel

NEW YORK — Former NASA astronaut and Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and gave a speech about his dreams for …

Space Exploration

Crewed Mars Mission May Require a Hard Deadline from Lawmakers, Experts Say

NASA's plans to send humans to Mars by the 2030s could depend on whether lawmakers set a clear objective and timeline for the mission, according to …

Remembering Bill Tutte: another brilliant codebreaker from | Cosmos

One of the greatest mathematicians and codebreakers of the 20th century, William (Bill) Tutte, was born a century ago on Sunday, May 14, 2017.<p>His …

Paper-thin loudspeakers harness nanotech power | Cosmos

The world is about to get much more interesting for audiophiles, thanks to the development of a paper-thin, flexible device able to turn anything …

Synopsis: Blocking out Starlight

A proposed telescope update could enable incoming light from multiple stars to be simultaneously blocked, making it easier to image exoplanets …

Physics