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Physics 101: What is Higgs Boson and Higgs Field?

Interesting Engineering 08 May 2021
Particles transfer discrete amounts of energy by exchanging bosons with each other ... In addition, physicists now believe that 95 percent of our universe is not made of ordinary matter, but consists of dark energy and dark matter. Scientists at CERN are trying to determine if dark energy and dark matter interact with the Higgs field.
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Facebook's Book-Banning Blueprint

Wall Street Journal 08 May 2021
The social-media giant now appears to be throttling a Wall Street Journal review of a book on climate science by physicist Steven Koonin, the former top scientist at the Obama Energy Department and provost of the California Institute of Technology. Facebook uses so-called fact-checkers to tell it which news articles to suppress ... Mr ... .
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The best radiative cooling tech for PV arrays

PV Magazine 07 May 2021
Scientists in China have analyzed the radiative cooling techniques used in combination with solar energy systems such as PV arrays, solar thermal collectors, and concentrated PV installations ...Solar energy and radiative cooling systems have great potential and promising ...
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UN: Cutting methane quickly is key to curbing warming

The Philadelphia Tribune 07 May 2021
Princeton University climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, who wasn’t part of the report and co-wrote a study last week on the gas, called methane “the best dial we can turn to slow the rate of warming.” ... The natural gas that escapes has worth so capturing it from energy production and landfills makes financial sense, scientists say.
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Supernovae Twins Open Up New Possibilities for Precision Cosmology

Technology Org 07 May 2021
To measure dark energy, scientists need to measure the distance between them very accurately, but how do they know whether they are the same? The lower right figure compares the spectra — showing that they are indeed “twins.” This means their relative distances can be measured to an accuracy of 3 percent.
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UN: Cutting methane quickly key to curbing dangerous warming

The Daily Journal - San Mateo 07 May 2021
Princeton University climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, who wasn't part of the report and co-wrote a study last week on the gas, called methane "the best dial we can turn to slow the rate of warming." ... The natural gas that escapes has worth so capturing it from energy production and landfills makes financial sense, scientists say.
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1953 book by German scientist predicted 'Elon' will take humans to Mars, netizens say its ...

International Business Times 07 May 2021
German scientist predicted Elon Musk's rise? . According to netizens, German scientist Wernher Von Braun had predicted the rise of Elon Musk in his book The Mars Project ... Indian scientists make fuel from CO2; New method paves way for producing energy on Mars [Explained].
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Offshore Technology Conference announces 2021 new technology award winners

Sina 07 May 2021
... energy, said OTC ... "At its core, energy is a technology-based industry that relies on scientists, engineers, computer programmers, and other highly skilled professionals to drive the future of energy forward," said Cindy Yeilding, OTC Board of Directors Chairperson.
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A rocket launch off the East Coast may create a colorful display Saturday evening

Stars and Stripes 07 May 2021
The effort is part of a NASA experiment to study energy transport in space. Scientists hope to learn how momentum and energy contained within plasma, gases that contain charged particles and glow, are distributed and transferred in regions where a magnetic field is present.
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Accelerating the pace of engineered cell therapies, from lab to bedside

Technology Org 07 May 2021
The MIT spinout was co-founded by associate professor of mechanical engineering Cullen Buie and former MIT research scientist Paulo Garcia, now the company’s CEO. Flowfect combines mechanical energy from fluid flow and electrical energy from pulses to make cell membranes more permeable.
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Is Earth’s climate about to pass the tipping point?

Resilience 07 May 2021
There is a recent model, developed by such reputable scientists as J�rgen Randers – one of the signatories of the crucial 1972 Limits to Growth report that we now realize was so accurate ... And then there is the energy problem ... If net energy does not grow, the existing complexity will decrease, whether we want it to or not.
photo: AP / John Raoux
NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley, left, and Robert Behnken wave as they walk out of the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Pad 39-A
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NASA Wallops Rocket Launch Now Scheduled For Saturday Night

CBS Sports 07 May 2021
Unfortunately, Wallops Islands has rain and thunderstorms in the forecast Friday evening ... (WBZ-TV graphic) ... (WBZ-TV graphic) ... It’s main mission is to give scientists insight into how energy and momentum is transported between magnetically connected regions in space – real deal science! We know a beautiful example of this phenomenon ... .
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OPINION: Species Collapse… Wildfires… Ocean Acidification… Is There a Link?

Pagosa Daily Post 07 May 2021
In this article, I will put forth a novel thesis that ... 1 ... — National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ... 2 ... 3 ... “Two scientists estimate separately for The Energy 202 that the fires in California this year through mid-September burned enough forest to put about 90 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, the most important greenhouse gas, into the air.
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Cutting methane quickly is key to curbing dangerous warming, U.N. report says

The Los Angeles Times 06 May 2021
Princeton University climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, who wasn’t involved in the report and co-wrote a study last week on the gas, called methane “the best dial we can turn to slow the rate of warming.” ... The natural gas that escapes has value, so capturing it from energy production and landfills makes financial sense, scientists say.
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World's most intense LASER is revealed: Beam is as powerful as focusing all the light ...

The Daily Mail 06 May 2021
Scientists in Korea have achieved the highest intensity laser beam ever – measuring 1023 watts per centimetre square (W/cm2) ... This high intensity laser will allow scientists to examine astrophysical phenomena such as electron-photon and photon-photon scattering ... Although scientists ...
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