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Look Up! Tonight the moon will pass through the shadow of Earth for a total lunar eclipse beginning just after 4 a.m. EDT and continuing until …

New Liquid Metal Battery Developed at MIT

<b>New Liquid Metal Battery Developed at MIT</b><p>The problem with most renewable energy sources like solar and wind is that you need some kind of battery or energy storage system to store energy for times when the wind is not blowing or at night. These type of storage systems are inherently inefficient. Now Donald Sadoway and colleagues at MIT <i>have improved a proposed liquid battery system that could enable renewable energy sources to compete with conventional power plants.</i> ⓐ<p><i>Donald Sadoway, a professor</i> …

10 Things Teachers Should Know To Do With Google Docs

Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, …

Education Technology

Microscopy providing ‘window into the cell’ wins chemistry Nobel

Breaking the limits of light microscopy by using fluorescence has won three scientists the 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Eric Betzig, a physicist at …

Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell, William Moerner win Nobel Prize in Chemistry – as it happened

Two US and one German scientist win Nobels for opening a window into the nanoworld with their development of ‘super-resolved fluorescence microscopy’

Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning

<b>Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning</b><p>If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re …

Education Technology

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1,000,000+ Public Domain Images Added to Flickr's The Commons

Flickr's massive collection of public domain images called The Commons grew by more than 1,000,000 images last week. Last week The British Library …

8 Overlooked Useful YouTube Tools

When most people think about YouTube they think sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the …