Refraction

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First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

The Cloak of invisibility is getting real.

Everybody wants to go invisible, science fiction is all about Cloaking. We always had a love for cloaking and this feeling would never go down. Number of researchers have been working under this to formulate the Invisibility secret. A group of researchers ... [Published The 4Cast - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Light source for crystal lamp

A light source for a crystal lamp has a light guide pillar, a light-emitting element, and a linear micro structure. The light guide pillar has a top surface, a bottom surface and a side surface, and the light-emitting element is disposed next to the bottom ... [Published Free Patents Online - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Refraction
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

ai weiwei installs seven large-scale works on alcatraz island

sep 29, 2014 ai weiwei installs seven large-scale works on alcatraz islandweiwei, ‘with wind’, 2014 (installation view, new industries building, alcatraz)photo by jan stürmann, courtesy of FOR-SITE foundationai weiwei: @largealcatraz island , san fra ... [Published Designboom - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Target specific focal points to optimize refractive outcomes of cataract surgery

There can be advantages to targeting some degree of postoperative myopia.When we perform cataract surgery, we can optimize refractive outcomes by targeting specific focal points. This allows our patients the benefit of reduced dependence on glasses as ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Seminar offers perspectives on the Ukraine and Europe

The world has watched the Ukraine conflict develop on television news, in newspapers, and through other media reports from the field. But what caused this conflict? And what are the likely consequences of it, for the region, Europe and the wider worl ... [Published University of Auckland - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

'Cipher' Blends Improvisation, Voice, Sound, Electronics, and Light to Create Contemporary Soundscape

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 24 -- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University issued the following news release:The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech presents two performances of experimental composer and vocalist Samita Sinha's newest project, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Toric IOLs for Irregular Astigmatism

In cases of irregular astigmatism (eg, after radial keratotomy[RK], after penetrating keratoplasty, “stable”corneal ectasias), what are your guidelines for consideringthe use of a toric IOL? Is your approach differentif the patient is a long-term wearer ... [Published CRS Today - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ai Weiwei Repurposes Tibetan Solar Cookers for Stunning “Refraction” Installation Trapped Inside Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei ’s new installation entitled Refraction resembles a giant bird wing-symbol of freedom, but instead of feathers, the artwork is made from repurposed Tibetan solar cookers and kettles and is trapped inside one of America’s most notorious prisons- ... [Published Inhabitat - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wavefront optics emerging as new tool for measuring and correcting vision -- ScienceDaily

A technique developed by astronomers seeking a clear view of distant objects in space is being intensively studied as a new approach to measuring and correcting visual abnormalities. The October issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Former Model Aldara Ortega Moves Behind the Camera

Spanish born Aldara Ortega has lived quite the interesting life. As a New York transplant, Ortega has worked as a fashion model before moving behind the camera to capture images. With an artistic background in painting and sketching, a degree in Fashion ... [Published JustLuxe - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Autumnal equinox passes bringing few more minutes of daylight

Start enjoying a few more minutes of daylight from here on out.The autumnal equinox came and went Monday, the sun crossed the equator and summer has given way to fall, a season adored by many.The word equinox is derived from the Latin words aequus  (equal) ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Window Fire Warning

KIMT News 3- An unusual fire occurred in Rochester this weekend after light that was being refracted through a window ignited a coat rack.Although no one was hurt in the bizarre incident, the Mason City Fire chief says this can definitely happen.“Every ... [Published KIMT.COM - Sep 23 2014]
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Rochester video . "We just figured a very simple of doing that"
"No audience, no sponsor and no media-it's really hard to make a decent living by playing baseball professionally in China but I never thought about quitting because I love the sport so much" said Wang, who signed a minorminor league contract with the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball in 2007 but did not get the chance to play
...And he interprets his grandfather's words this way: "You are working for the next generation, and the one after that -- all of the children -- not just your own."
Meanwhile, British colonial rule is often viewed through rose-tinted glasses. HKU English studies student Rachel Ma, 18, puts it thus: "The British introduced democracy to Hong Kong before China took it away."

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The Cloak of invisibility is getting real. [Published The 4Cast - 1 hour ago]
Light source for crystal lamp [Published Free Patents Online - 8 hours ago]
Factors Affecting Reading Speed in Patients wit... [Published Plosone.org - 17 hours ago]
SVOne turns the iPhone into an eye test kit [Published Gizmag - 21 hours ago]
Ai Weiwei Fills Alcatraz with LEGO-ified Politi... [Published PSFK - Sep 29 2014]
Specialised Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometer ... [Published AZoM - Sep 29 2014]
9 fascinating facts about the 400 richest Ameri... [Published VOX.com - Sep 29 2014]
Invisibility cloaks built from 'off-the-shelf m... [Published Wired.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
Supersensitive Nanodevice Can Detect Extremely ... [Published EHealth Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
ai weiwei installs seven large-scale works on a... [Published Designboom - Sep 29 2014]
Vision is his business... [Published Times Argus - Sep 29 2014]
Niche sports feeling the chill [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 29 2014]
Titanium dioxide production details and its man... [Published FreePressIndex.com - Sep 28 2014]
Herhold: How the Cortese family ascended on San... [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - Sep 28 2014]
HK's march of youthful idealism [Published Asia News Network - Sep 28 2014]
Confined In Beijing, Ai Weiwei Directs Alcatraz... [Published NPR - Sep 27 2014]
Target specific focal points to optimize refrac... [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 27 2014]
The Ai Weiwei Exhibit on Alcatraz Is Unfocused,... [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Sep 27 2014]
Ai Weiwei Designs Exhibition for Alcatraz Island [Published Architect Magazine - Sep 26 2014]
Parish pump Hailsham - September 26, 2014 [Published Sussex Express - Sep 26 2014]
Top 10 science anniversaries in 2014 [Published Science News Online - Sep 26 2014]
1 hour ago · News Why the iPhone 6 is faster th... [Published Recombu Mobile Phones - Sep 26 2014]
Metamaterials: Driving Performance in New Direc... [Published Machine Design - Sep 26 2014]
Naim Mu-So Offers Premium High-Fidelity Without... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 26 2014]
Heads-up - The solution for global darkness [Published WMI Central - Sep 26 2014]
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@Large: Inside Ai Weiwei’s Unprecedented Exhibi... [Published TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
Inside the hospital wing of Alcatraz, which is typically closed to the public, there are two adjacent rooms the size of closets. Together they make up the entire space officials dedicated to treating mentally ill prisoners before the notorious penitentiary ...
@Large: Inside Ai Weiwei’s Unprecedented Exhibi... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
Inside the hospital wing of Alcatraz, which is typically closed to the public, there are two adjacent rooms the size of closets. Together they make up the entire space officials dedicated to treating mentally ill prisoners before the notorious penitentiary ...
On Optimal Paths & Minimal Action [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 22 2014]
by Tasneem Zehra Husain It sounds a bit ridiculous when you admit your jealousy of inanimate objects. If you confess that you covet the skill with which these lifeless forms navigate their circumstances, you're bound to get some strange looks. ...
Why aren’t day and night equal on the day of th... [Published EarthSky - Sep 20 2014]
For North American time zones, the 2014 autumnal equinox will come on Monday, September 22 at 10:29 p.m. EDT, 9:29 p.m. CDT, 8:29 p.m. MDT or 7:29 p.m. PDT. This equinox falls on Tuesday, September 23 at 2:29 UTC . Twice a year – on the March and ...
Startup turns the iPhone into a portable optome... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 19 2014]
It seems like every week there is another revolutionary use of smartphones with the potential to change the way we do things.  Smart Vision Labs has created such an invention with the help of the iPhone and its low-light 8-megapixel camera.  In short, ...
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