Refraction

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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Storage device including opening assistance for a motor vehicle

A storage device, including a storage body and a cover that is movable between an open position and a closed position. The device includes a locking mechanism that is movable between a locking position and an unlocking position, an elastic return member ... [Published Free Patents Online - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Refraction
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Novel Materials Built with Light Could Pave the Way to Invisibility Cloaks

Thanks to researchers with the University of Cambridge in the UK, there might come a day when ordinary folks will get to strut around in invisibility cloaks like the one described in “Harry Potter.” The only downside is that nobody will get to see them ... [Published Softpedia - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Tiny glass pyramids used to create self-cooling solar cells

In order for solar panels to generate energy the solar cells they contain have to be placed in direct sunlight for as long as possible. That’s easy to achieve, but it also presents a problem. The hotter the solar cells get, the less efficient they are ... [Published Geek.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Awesome August Spectacular Science show

Ever wonder what lightning is made of? Plasma . Plasma is the fourth state of matter and somewhat mysterious. Even though 99% of our universe is made of this electrically charged, ionized cousin of gas, scientists still don’t know everything about it ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

'Dropped' calls may measure rainfall

London, July 27We know that cellphone calls break up and crackle when it rains. But did you ever think that tracking this disruption in cellphone signals could help you calculate the amount of rainfall?Now researchers in Burkina Faso, a landlocked country ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Four rainbows in less than fourteen hours

Sometimes, if one is in the right place, at the right time, he/she will get to see a rainbow. If things work out in a correct meteorological manner, one might even see a double bow. The odds are very small when it comes to seeing three distinct rainbows ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Stunning Images Capture Alcoholic Drinks Under A Microscope

BevshotsIt's not just to drink any more.Instead of getting wasted, a company called Bevshots is using alcohol to do something amazing: They're crystalizing your favorite beer, wine, cocktails, and liquor and putting the results under a microscope. Booze ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 26 2014]
Entities: Refraction, Alcohol
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ring-like formation in sky seizes temple Madurai's attention

MADURAI: Hundreds of city residents were transfixed by an unusual phenomenon around noon on Friday. People in homes, roads and in other places were found curiously looking at a wide ring-like formation around the sun.The outer ring, with a colourful margin, ... [Published Times of India - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

School students get innovative at science fest

Enthusiastic students of Class 8, 9 and 10, from various schools, took part in a three-day Peoples Science Fest organised by Breakthrough Science Society at the KLEs S Nijalingappa College on Friday.Did you know how the mosquito racket works and how the ... [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

A Beetle with a Raspberry Beret

A great joy of being an entomologist is so many of the little bugs you discover are SHINY. Today’s Moment of Nature Zen is a great example; this little beetle is only 1.7cm long (less than an inch), but has enough purple fabulousness on its butt to be ... [Published Wired News - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Beetle, Insect, Raspberry
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

‘Refraction Of Wounds’ Reflects Real Life

Please login to view the requested resource.Daily News-RecordAngela M. Carter doesn’t shy away from sadness. After enduring abuse as a child, the Harrisonburg local says she learned the hard way that silencing pain doesn’t make it go away. ... [Published Daily News-Record - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Refraction, Sadness, Abuse
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New Camp Teaches Engineering Skills With 3-D Printing

COLLEGE STATION -A new summer camp at Texas A&M is teaching middle school students about engineering through 3-D printing. The camp is opening their eyes to the world of engineering, while also giving back to other students.Two Raised3D campers, Courtney ... [Published KRHD TV - Jul 24 2014]

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"Silica is transparent to visible light, but it is also possible to fine-tune how it bends and refracts light of very specific wavelengths. A carefully designed layer of silica would not degrade the performance of the solar cell but it would enhance radiation at the predetermined thermal wavelengths to send the solar cell's heat away more effectively" explained Mr. Fan
For Plotinus, ultimate reality is "the One ... Being itself, not a thing, but distinct from all things ... Everything and Nothing; it can be none of the existing things, and yet it is all." The One is perfect and impersonal; and yet people can in some ways participate in the divine essence. At the center of existence is the One...
"Science Daily reports; we have controlled the dimensions in a way that hasn't been possible before. This level of control opens up a wide range of potential practical applications, said Dr Valev "
Though that account is following but one other @Spokespers: ` " `Spokesperson of Ezzeden Al Qassam Brigades in occupied Palestine.”"

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Storage device including opening assistance for... [Published Free Patents Online - 3 hours ago]
Patterned silica layer allows solar cell to coo... [Published EcoSeed - 3 hours ago]
THE PLOTINUS PRINCIPLE? [Published Huffington Post - 4 hours ago]
Novel Materials Built with Light Could Pave the... [Published Softpedia - 7 hours ago]
PRISM Quartet: People's Emergency Center (Review) [Published Pop Matters - 9 hours ago]
New Technology to Build Invisible Material Usin... [Published International Business Times Australia - 12 hours ago]
Tiny glass pyramids used to create self-cooling... [Published Geek.com - 18 hours ago]
Fresh images from Rosetta reveals surface detai... [Published Gizmag - 22 hours ago]
Fighting on Beaches, Fields, Streets — and Twitter [Published Bloomberg - 22 hours ago]
Newly Designed Top Suites Debut at Four Seasons... [Published Travel and Tour World - 22 hours ago]
Quick Tip-Underwater Photography [Published Canon U.S.A - 23 hours ago]
Fishing invasive carp with bow and arrow [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Mindfulness for Mind-Blowing Sex: 5 Practices [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
Laser-Stitching Technique Could Create Invisibi... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 28 2014]
New Technique to Build Invisible Materials with... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Jul 28 2014]
New technique to build 'invisible' materials wi... [Published Mangalorean - Jul 28 2014]
Stanford-led team develops self-cooling solar c... [Published domain-b - Jul 28 2014]
New technique to build 'invisible' materials wi... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 28 2014]
P.E.T Engineering wins Devin water deal [Published Food Production Daily - Jul 28 2014]
Building 'invisible' materials with light [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 28 2014]
Raylectron 4.14 (Demo) [Published Softpedia - Jul 28 2014]
Device mimics trees to split water with solar e... [Published Bangalore Mirror - Jul 28 2014]
Awesome August Spectacular Science show [Published Examiner.com - Jul 28 2014]
This is your brain on racism: Inside the mind o... [Published Salon - Jul 27 2014]
Vietnam – Massacre as Strategy [Published ZNet - Jul 27 2014]
Harnessing Humanitarian Innovation: Bettering t... [Published Business 2 Community - Jul 27 2014]
Sailing the Knysna Heads, Garden Route [Published ShowMe - Jul 27 2014]
The Glory of Guadalupe [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 27 2014]
'Dropped' calls may measure rainfall [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 27 2014]
Angler hooked on bowfishing [Published Sun Gazette - Jul 27 2014]
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Low-Power Laser Could Speed CPUs [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 23 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: University of Michigan Reflected Glory: University of Michigan engineers built a polariton laser [triangle] that runs on electricity and operates at room temperature. The key was to lower the resistance ...
Cooled Photovoltaic Cells Make More Power and L... [Published New Energy and Fuel - Jul 23 2014]
Shanhui Fan, an electrical engineering professor at Stanford University in California has found a way to let photovoltaic solar cells cool themselves by shepherding away unwanted thermal radiation. By adding a specially patterned layer of silica glass ...
See the Supermoon from the International Space ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 14 2014]
Astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted this amazing picture of the above-earth view of a supermoon early Monday, when the moon was still behind the horizon. In these photos, the #Moon was still behind the horizon. A #FataMorgana of atmospherical refraction ...
Glass Door Knob Starts a House Fire Because Eve... [Published TIME.com - Jul 11 2014]
One of the most benign, mundane objects of all time — a doorknob — is being blamed for causing a fire that destroyed part of a bedroom in a home in London. Because the glass knob was in direct sunlight, it refracted rays onto a nearby robe, which then ...
Sundays With The Christianists: American Histor... [Published Wonkette - Jul 06 2014]
Better fire up your modems and log into your AOL account (or Prodigy for you hipsters). Time for another look at the ruinous near-decade of prosperity under Bill Clinton, as refracted through the Truthiness Lens of rightwing Christian textbooks. ...
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