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A curved invisibility screen could hide soldiers or buildings

An invisibility screen that bends light can make objects look like they've disappeared. It could hide tanks or troops, or remove eyesores from a landscape

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Newscientist

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Instagram gets dark mode for iOS 13, Android 10 - CNET

Fans can say goodbye to eyestrain.

Tue 8 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Nobel Peace Prize: Why is it so important?

Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is named as the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from BBC News

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Physicists have found quasiparticles that mimic hypothetical dark matter axions

These subatomic particles could make up dark matter in the cosmos. A mathematically similar phenomenon occurs in a solid material.

Tue 15 Oct 19 from ScienceNews

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Always on beat: Ultrashort flashes of light under optical control

Ultrashort laser pulses have enabled scientists and physicians to carry out high-precision material analyses and medical procedures. Physicists from the University of Bayreuth and the University ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Diversity may be key to reducing errors in quantum computing

In quantum computing, as in team building, a little diversity can help get the job done better, computer scientists have discovered.

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Weaving quantum processors out of laser light

An international team of scientists from Australia, Japan and the United States has produced a prototype of a large-scale quantum processor made of laser light.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Blanket of light may give better quantum computers

Quantum mechanics is one of the most successful theories of natural science, and although its predictions are often counterintuitive, not a single experiment has been conducted to date of which ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Changes in photochemical reflectance index can be used to monitor crop condition

Currently, agriculture remains one of the most labor-intensive and vital sectors of human activity. For Lobachevsky University scientists, increasing its efficiency is one of their research ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Experiment measures velocity in 3-D

Many of today's scientific processes are simulated using computer-driven mathematical models. But for a model to accurately predict how air flow behaves at high speeds, for example, scientists ...

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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