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3D printing, inspired by wood

Physics Today - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:59
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Gerald Stanford Guralnik

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Engineering Maxwell’s demon

Physics Today - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

A simple model illustrates the operating principles of an information engine, a mechanical device that mimics the behavior of Maxwell’s demon by converting heat into information plus work.

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Andrew Marienhoff Sessler

Physics Today - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58
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New books

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Super fracking

Physics Today - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Injecting large volumes of low-viscosity water helps energy producers extract oil and gas from shales that tightly confine those fossil fuels. But the technique also confronts technical and environmental issues.

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HAARP reprieve

Physics Today - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58
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Germany to exit the SKA

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The weight of water

Physics Today - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Leonardo da Vinci’s foundational work on hydrostatics combined traditional knowledge and innovative empiricism in an attempt to understand an object fraught with paradox: the water-filled container.

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Heat under the microscope

Physics Today - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Recent advances in computational and spectroscopic tools offer new insights into the nature of thermal conduction at ever-finer length scales and ways to control it.

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Quantum Cascade Lasers

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Canada CHIMEs in on dark energy

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Teasing out signal from galactic noise is the biggest challenge in using diffuse neutral hydrogen to study the changing structure of the universe.

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