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  • Light’s weird dual nature weathers trip to space and back

    10/29/2017 4:12:12 PM PDT · by ETL · 21 replies
    ScienceNews.com ^ | October 25, 2017 | Emily Conover
    'Delayed-choice' test, a first with spacefaring photons, affirms light can behave like a wave or a particle. Light is two-faced: Sometimes it behaves like a wave, sometimes like a particle. Now, scientists have shown that light’s shifty disposition persists even after trekking thousands of kilometers into space and back again, researchers report October 25 in Science Advances.Depending on how light is measured, it can either be particle-like, lighting up a camera pixel, for example, or wavelike, interfering with other waves like ripples on the surface of water. It’s one of the many oddities of quantum mechanics. Before light is measured,...
  • Homicide at 7-Eleven a 'cold, brutal assassination,' police chief says

    08/02/2017 12:13:02 PM PDT · by Wally_Kalbacken · 32 replies
    Madison,com ^ | 8/2/2017 | Bill Novak
    Not able to copy.
  • Venus wave may be Solar System's biggest

    01/16/2017 1:44:34 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 4 replies
    bbc.com ^ | 16 January 2017 | Paul Rincon
    The...wave is thought to form as the lower atmosphere flows over mountains on Venus' surface. ... Just after entering orbit around Venus in 2015, the Akatsuki orbiter observed a bow-shaped feature in the upper atmosphere over several days. Curiously, the bright structure - which stretched for 10,000km - remained stationary at the altitude of Venus' cloud tops. This is difficult to reconcile with what we know about Venus' thick upper atmosphere, in which clouds streak by at 100 metres per second (m/s). The clouds travel much faster than the slowly rotating planet below, where a Venusian day lasts longer than...
  • New polls show Trump's lead growing in Texas

    11/03/2016 8:28:25 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 19 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 3 Nov 2016 | Jamie Lovegrow
    WASHINGTON — Two polls released Thursday indicated that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has expanded his lead in Texas with just five days to go. A joint poll from NBC News, The Wall Street Journal and Marist College put Trump up over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton 49 percent to 40 percent among likely voters in Texas. Libertarian Gary Johnson garnered 6 percent in the poll, and 2 percent of respondents said they are voting for Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Trump’s lead shrank to 4 points among the larger universe of registered voters in Texas, at 45 percent to 41...
  • The ‘Buh-Bye’ Bama Tour Hits Hanover

    04/06/2016 7:39:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/06/16 | Judi McLeod
    ‘Buh-Bye Bama Wave’ is in order to give Obama the send-off he deserves and to remind folk what the 2016 election is really all about Commenter Truth Today, who advises the 2,000 Hanover City residents, warned to stay away from all windows when Barack Obama’s motorcade is passing by to “just wave him goodbye for good” may be onto something. “Just wave him goodbye for good as he will be out of Office very soon….Good riddance to bad rubbish the worst US President ever leaving a $10 Trillion Debt .... Hillary Clinton wants to continue with his FAILED LEGACY .....
  • The Future of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

    02/13/2016 2:05:50 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Scientific American ^ | 2/12/16 | Lee Billings
    The Future of Gravitational Wave Astronomy Fully opening this new window on the universe will take decades--even centuries By Lee Billings on February 12, 2016 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Email Print Share via Google+Stumble Upon A simulated view of gravitational waves rippling out from merging black holes. The reddish waves correspond to those recently detected from a real black-hole merger by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO).Credit: NASA/C. Henze Advertisement A century ago, when Albert Einstein first predicted the existence of gravitational waves--subtle ripples in spacetime produced by massive objects hurtling through the cosmos--he also...
  • Turkey says new wave of Syrian refugees will head for Europe

    10/23/2015 6:57:25 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is preparing for tens of thousands more refugees from Syria as government forces and Russian warplanes pound opposition-held areas, and officials said many would try illegally to get to Europe. Syrian government troops and their allies, backed by Russian jets, launched an offensive against rebels battling to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad south of Aleppo, still home to two million people, a week ago. Another offensive in Hama province, southwest of Aleppo, has also displaced tens of thousands, aid workers say. Estimates of the overall numbers on the move ranged between a U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) figure...
  • Wave Broadband service restored after 'deliberate act'

    07/01/2015 9:51:51 AM PDT · by MeganC · 47 replies
    KCRA TV - Sacramento, California ^ | 7/1/2015 | David Bienick
    WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —Service was restored late Tuesday night to all Wave Broadband customers in the greater Sacramento and Rocklin areas after a "deliberate act" caused a large outage, according to a Wave official. "The disruption to service in the Sacramento Rocklin markets due to the fiber cut of several partner carrier providers has been resolved," read a statement on Wave's website. "As of about 11:40 p.m. Tuesday night, phone, TV and Internet services are operating normally." The disruption to customers' phone, television and Internet services lasted nearly 20 hours as crews worked to repair fibers that were cut...
  • Experiment confirms quantum theory weirdness

    05/28/2015 6:02:31 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 50 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | 5/27/15
    The bizarre nature of reality as laid out by quantum theory has survived another test, with scientists performing a famous experiment and proving that reality does not exist until it is measured. Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have conducted John Wheeler's delayed-choice thought experiment, which involves a moving object that is given the choice to act like a particle or a wave. Wheeler's experiment then asks - at which point does the object decide? Common sense says the object is either wave-like or particle-like, independent of how we measure it. But quantum physics predicts that whether you observe...
  • The first ever photograph of light as both a particle and wave

    03/02/2015 12:52:37 PM PST · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Light behaves both as a particle and as a wave. Since the days of Einstein, scientists have been trying to directly observe both of these aspects of light at the same time. Now, scientists at EPFL have succeeded in capturing the first-ever snapshot of this dual behavior. Quantum mechanics tells us that light can behave simultaneously as a particle or a wave. However, there has never been an experiment able to capture both natures of light at the same time; the closest we have come is seeing either wave or particle, but always at different times. Taking a radically different...
  • Quantum physics just got less complicated

    12/19/2014 11:34:49 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 76 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | 12/19/14
    Here's a nice surprise: quantum physics is less complicated than we thought. An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar features of the quantum world previously considered distinct are different manifestations of the same thing. The result is published 19 December in Nature Communications. Patrick Coles, Jedrzej Kaniewski, and Stephanie Wehner made the breakthrough while at the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore. They found that 'wave-particle duality' is simply the quantum 'uncertainty principle' in disguise, reducing two mysteries to one."The connection between uncertainty and wave-particle duality comes out very naturally when you...
  • Wave Elections: What They Mean

    12/13/2014 3:01:40 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 7 replies
    Imprimis ^ | December 2014 | Larry P. Arnn
    Larry P. Arnn President, Hillsdale College LARRY P. ARNN is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from the Claremont Graduate School. From 1977 to 1980, he also studied at the London School of Economics and at Worcester College, Oxford University, where he served as director of research for Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill. From 1985 until his appointment as president of Hillsdale College in 2000, he was president of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy. He is...
  • Vanity: This election's legacy Name.

    11/05/2014 10:28:20 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 20 replies
    Me | 11/6/2014 | JSDude1
    If the 2006 election was G.W's "Thumping" because of Iraq and a small recession, and 2010 was Barack's "Shellacking" (in which he didn't learn nothin'), then 2014 is the year the American People gave the Crybaby-In-Chief a "Spanking"!!
  • ANALYSIS: How the Republican Wave Happened

    11/05/2014 10:00:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/5/2014 | John McLaughlin
    As of just after midnight Tuesday night, Republicans had already gained a net seven Senate seats and control of the chamber, with Virginia likely going to a recount, Alaska pending, and a probable runoff win in Louisiana. Already it seems that they’ve gained at least a net of twelve House seats. Back in May, we felt there could be a Midterm Tsunami. In August we again speculated about it. But how did Republicans pull it off? Our last national poll, in October, showed that the president had significant disapproval – 56 percent of Americans disapproving of the job he’s doing...
  • Tapper: "This Is A Wave"

    11/05/2014 3:35:01 AM PST · by Biggirl · 62 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 5,2014 | Breitbart TV
    Following early election results Tuesday night on CNN, Anderson Cooper asked “The Lead” anchor Jake Tapper whether he thought Republican success represented a GOP “wave.”
  • Michael Barone: The Coming GOP Wave

    10/03/2014 7:19:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/03/2014 | Michael Barone
    Republicans seem to be pulling away in the race to win a majority in the U.S. Senate. At least this week. In mid-September, several polls seemed to be going the other way. The well-informed Washington Post analyst Chris Cillizza wrote that for the first time in this election cycle, odds favored the Democrats keeping their majority. Two weeks later, he was singing another tune. Analysts at the Post, the New York Times, and FiveThirtyEight, in addition to psephologists Charlie Cook, Stuart Rothenberg, and Larry Sabato, all agreed. What may have happened is this: Over the summer, Democrats used their money...
  • Official: Second illegal immigrant wave of 30,000 coming in September, October

    08/14/2014 5:58:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/14/14 | Paul Bedard
    A second wave of some 30,000 unaccompanied illegal minors from violence-ravaged Central American nations is expected to swamp the U.S.-Mexico border in September and October, a crisis that could be worse than the one that has already pushed 62,000 children into the U.S., according to a top immigration group. “Right now it’s just too hard for them to cross, but we expect when it cools down a little bit in August or in September, October, we’ll see another surge again,” said Tiffany Nelms with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, a key support group handling the current crisis. A...
  • Walmart Revolutionizes Its Fleet With This New Design

    02/20/2014 8:07:55 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 86 replies
    Walmart recently unveiled their new concept big rig, called the WAVE. Short for Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience, it’s unlike anything we’ve ever seen on the road. Not only does it have a radical new appearance, but many of the internal features are also unprecedented. The steering wheel is positioned directly in the center of the cab, with a completely digital dashboard displayed on monitors on either side of the wheel. On the outside, the trailer is made of carbon fiber and sheds 4,000 pounds off the weight of traditional semi trucks, allowing it to haul more goods. The aerodynamic design...
  • Rush Limbaugh Predicts Republican 'Wave' in Midterm Elections

    02/13/2014 7:09:20 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 02/13/2014 | Cathy Burke
    Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday predicted frustrated voters will create "a wave election like 2010" in this year's midterms, kicking out Democrats "every chance they get." On his daily radio show, Limbaugh pointed to "plenty of evidence" for the potential sweep, citing the retirement announcement last month of California liberal icon Rep. Henry Waxman and several other Democrats. "They're in the swan's song portion of their lives anyway," Limbaugh said. "Waxman, he doesn't want to be a member of a minority in the House of Representatives, where basically all they're doing is writing executive orders for [President...
  • Teen Playing the Knockout Game Gets Shot Twice by Victim

    11/20/2013 9:28:46 PM PST · by Jack Black · 73 replies
    A long report from Lansing television about a knock-out game victim who pulled out his legally carried .40 caliber handgun and shot the perp twice. Video Here