Tiny invention may harness big energy from small spores

(Phys.org)—One of Ozgur Sahin's first machines was a mechanical adding device made from Legos. He made it when he was 11 and hasn't stopped making gadgets since. In graduate school Sahin created an atomic force microscope ...

Oxford research 'recreates' Henry VIII's Nonsuch Palace

"That which no equal has in Art or Fame, Britons deservedly do Nonesuch name," translates the comment of a German visitor to Nonsuch in 1568.  Nonsuch Palace in Surrey was the greatest piece of dynastic propaganda erected ...

Desire for fame scale can help advertisers

(Phys.org)—A Murdoch University researcher has developed a scale to measure a person's desire for fame which he hopes can be used by the marketing industry to tailor campaigns to a celebrity-obsessed audience.

NASA sees the short life of Tropical Depression John

Tropical Storm John had about one day of fame in the Eastern Pacific. Born Tropical Depression 10, it intensified into Tropical Storm John on Sept. 2 at 5 a.m. EDT and maintained maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kmh) ...

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