News tagged with dynamics

Researchers measure Big Ben's bong

A team from the University of Leicester's Department of Engineering has, for the first time ever, vibration-mapped the famous London bell Big Ben in order to reveal why it produces its distinct harmonious tone.

dateMar 03, 2017 in Engineering
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Ding dong measurement on high

Bells are a popular source of festive delight during the Christmas period – and now beautiful images showing in unprecedented detail how bells vibrate to make a harmonious sound have been produced by the commercial team ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Engineering
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Leveraging social media to engineer success

From Facebook to Twitter, Yelp to Mashable—social media channels have a broad and deep impact on society. It's where people get their news, alerts, gossip, and updates. But what if seamlessly scrolling through a media feed ...

dateFeb 19, 2016 in Engineering
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Searing sun seen in X-rays

X-rays light up the surface of our sun in a bouquet of colours in this new image containing data from NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR. The high-energy X-rays seen by NuSTAR are shown in blue, while ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Astronomy
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Curiosity Mars rover tracks sunspots

While busily investigating bedrock types on Mars' Mount Sharp and preparing for a drill test, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has also been looking up frequently to monitor sunspots on the face of the sun that is turned away ...

dateJul 13, 2015 in Space Exploration
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