arch1 science trivia

By arch1, February 12, 2017

I will from time to time post new things found and things of interest to me in the natural world. I will attempt to answer all questions to limits of my ability and reference. Nothing that advances knowledge off limits except personal attacks and things not suitable for a Travis forum. Please show basis for opinion expressed.

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China Shatters “Spooky Action at a Distance” Record, Preps for Quantum Internet
Results from the Micius satellite test quantum entanglement, pointing the way toward hack-proof global communications—and a new space race
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/china-shatters-ldquo-spooky-action-at-a-distance-rdquo-record-preps-for-quantum-internet/

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Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it
https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/09/malicious-code-written-into-dna-infects-the-computer-that-reads-it/
“Given that there are 4 bases, it would make sense to have each represent a binary pair. Koscher confirmed this was the case. (If you’re curious, as I was: A=00, C=01, G=10, T=11.)” #CRISPR $VMW $EDIT etc.

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#H20 – Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals https://amp.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/06/plastic-fibres-found-tap-water-around-world-study-reveals

#Plastic-eating-fungus 🙂
Chinese scientists have found a plastic-eating fungus
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/09/chinese-scientists-have-found-a-plastic-eating-fungus

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Catch up on the top stories in #science this week. References to all studies are here: https://thesurg.com/science-this-week-sep-4-2017/ ht https://twitter.com/ajitjohnson_n/status/912225175545954305

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Press Release: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2017/press.htm
Gravitational Waves Win 2017 @NobelPrize in Physics https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2017/10/03/gravitational-waves-win-2017-nobel-prize-in-physics-the-ultimate-fusion-of-theory-and-experiment/
The ultimate fusion of theory and experiment. Congratulations!
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2017/10/03/gravitational-waves-win-2017-nobel-prize-in-physics-the-ultimate-fusion-of-theory-and-experiment/#aac5162685d3

Rainer Weiss in his lab @MIT’s Building 20 in the late 1970s, working on a
cryogenically-cooled detector for Cosmic Microwave Background
https://twitter.com/NobelPrize/status/915164106742751232

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BREAKING NEWS The 2017 #NobelPrize in Chemistry is awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank & Richard Henderson. https://twitter.com/NobelPrize/status/915513825591533568

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Ready to #CDIO? A taste of things to come https://www.natureindex.com/banner/59c84e9d57059a01d00c3e54

https://www.natureindex.com/institution-outputs/russia/national-research-nuclear-university-mephi-moscow-engineering-physics-institute/5139074134d6b65e6a0022f7

btw, It’s https://twitter.com/okim59/status/918701957149114369

“To deny someone access to a lifesaving medication is murder. And an act of theft to prevent an act of murder is morally acceptable.” -Michael Laufer https://www.statnews.com/2017/10/12/michael-laufer-drug-prices/ immy

In other words, scrolling through picture after picture all day instead of getting off our butts and living makes us duller and dimmer. – manward

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Scientists Get First Close-ups of Finger-Like Growths that Trigger Battery Fires https://www6.slac.stanford.edu/news/2017-10-26-scientists-get-first-close-ups-finger-growths-trigger-battery-fires.aspx
Remarkable cryo-EM images of dendrites show details down to the individual atom, and will yield new insights into why high-energy batteries fail
Shared by BelgianChocolate; Thank You! Comment Link: https://www.stockgumshoe.com/2016/07/microblog-storage-of-electricity-batteries-big-image/comment-page-4/#comment-4957457

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A big thank you to you too SoGiAm for all you contribute to this wonderful forum!

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Cobalt and tungsten key to cheaper, cleaner hydrogen
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171030134637.htm
The new sustainable catalyst ‘splits’ water molecules to obtain hydrogen and oxygen needs very low voltages to work, and avoids the use of precious metals like iridium.
Source Nature Chemistry – Polyoxometalate electrocatalysts based on earth-abundant metals for efficient water oxidation in acidic media https://www.nature.com/articles/nchem.2874 ht Cowboy https://www.stockgumshoe.com/2017/02/microblog-scandium-cobalt-and-water-purification-cleanteq-holdings/comment-page-12/#comment-4957960

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Physicists Excited By Discovery Of New Form Of Matter, Excitonium comment image https://scienmag.com/physicists-excited-by-discovery-of-new-form-of-matter-excitonium/

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$YDRMF Sharing Promotion… YDreams Global Signs Augmented Reality Project for Top 5 Media and Entertainment Company in the World YD:TSX.v | A2AP0L:Germany | YDRMF : USA YDreams Global Signs Augmented Reality Project for Top 5 Media and Entertainment Company in the World YDreams Global Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSXV: YD) (OTC Pink: YDRMF) (FSE: A2AP0L) (“YDreams Global” or the “Company) is pleased to announce that it has been commissioned by one of the most powerful media conglomerates in the world to execute a project using YDreams Global’s Augmented Reality technology. YDreams Global is bonded by contract not to publicly reveal the… Read more »
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Removed by author… Incorrect thread. My apologies. Other in moderation; so shall be unable to remove. Best2ALL!

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Origami-Folded Hydrogel Paper Instantly Generates 110 Volts of Electricity
Researchers combine 3D-printed hydrogels and origami to create an electric eel-inspired power source https://spectrum.ieee.org/video/biomedical/devices/origamifolded-hydrogel-paper-instantly-generates-110-volts-of-electricity

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