Archive: 04/02/2014

Sun spits out mid-level solar flare

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, beginning at 11:57 p.m. EST on Feb. 3, 2014, and peaking at midnight EST. NASA released images of the flare as captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

dateFeb 04, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Diamond defect boosts quantum technology

New research shows that a remarkable defect in synthetic diamond produced by chemical vapor deposition allows researchers to measure, witness, and potentially manipulate electrons in a manner that could lead to new "quantum ...

dateFeb 04, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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No room for wrong notes

Each audio file has its own history. Editing processes such as cutting and compressing leave their own marks, and this is what researchers use to detect manipulated recordings or plagiarized passages of music with the help ...

dateFeb 04, 2014 in Engineering
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