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On the Crest of Wave Energy

(PhysOrg.com) -- The ocean is a potentially vast source of electric power, yet as engineers test new technologies for capturing it, the devices are plagued by battering storms, limited efficiency, and the ...

Nov 19, 2009 3.5 / 5 (4) 0

Growth versus global warming

(PhysOrg.com) -- Houses on stilts, small scale energy generation and recycling our dishwater are just some of the measures that are being proposed to prepare our cities for the effects of global warming.

Oct 12, 2009 3.2 / 5 (10) 0

A Theory of Dark Matter

Among the most astounding, unexpected, and important achievements of the past century (or even more) have been the discoveries of dark matter and dark energy, collectively dubbed the "dark sector."

Sep 08, 2009 3.6 / 5 (45) 56

Caribbean at risk of tsunami

Up to 30,000 residents and tourists could be under threat from a newly discovered tsunami risk in the Caribbean, according to experts in disaster risk management.

Apr 23, 2009 4.2 / 5 (10) 1

The Physics of Pizza Tossing

(PhysOrg.com) -- As dough flies through the air, transforming from a ball into a disk in the chef’s experienced hands, pizza tossing can definitely be thought of as an art. But, as a recent study shows, ...

Apr 09, 2009 3.6 / 5 (16) 5 feature