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Super cool white color basically creates “free air conditioning”

Ultra black coatings and paints like Vantablack have received a lot of attention in recent years. What the world needs now is to cool off (we’ve reached an unprecedented point in global warming) and a new white color developed by engineers at Purdue University could help. © Provided by CNET Purdue researchers Xiulin Ruan (left) and Joseph Peoples point an …

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Super cool white color basically creates “free air conditioning”

Purdue researchers Xiulin Ruan (left) and Joseph Peoples point an infrared camera at white paint samples on a roof. Purdue University Photo / Jared Pike Ultra black coatings and paints like Vantablack have received a lot of attention in recent years. What the world needs now is to cool off (we’ve reached an unprecedented point in global warming) and a …

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Hydrogen embrittlement creates complications in the storage and transport of clean energy

Hydrogen can cause brittleness in several metals, including ferritic steel. However, recent advances provide insight into the embrittlement process. A) The arrowhead-shaped delaminations in stainless steel show cracks with significantly higher concentrations of deuterium. B) Secondary ion cross-sectional profile for such a delamination. Photo credits: O. Sobol, G. Holzlechner, G. Nolze, T. Wirth, D. Eliezer, T. Boellinghaus and WES Unger …

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US Army Creates Sensor with 100,000 Times Greater Sensitivity – Improves Thermal Imagers, Electronic Warfare, and Communications

By US Army Research Laboratory 5th October 2020 Army-funded research is developing a graphene bolometer sensor that is 100,000 times more sensitive than currently available commercial sensors. Detecting microwave radiation is key to thermal imaging, electronic warfare, radio communications, and radar, but detection sensitivity limits the performance of these systems. Photo credit: Raytheon BBN Technologies Better detection of microwave radiation …

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NASA’s TESS creates a cosmic view of the northern sky

This mosaic of the northern sky contains 208 images captured by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) in its second year of scientific activity in July 2020. The mission divided the northern skies into 13 sectors, each of which was imaged by the spacecraft’s four cameras for almost a month. Among the many notable celestial objects that are visible: the …

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The return of Aaron Judge creates an inevitable Yankees dilemma

Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list made the field right against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium Wednesday night because the Yankees didn’t activate him not to play when every inning counts in a very strange season. Aaron Boone chose between a very prolific Clint Frazier, a right-handed man who turned himself into the third best player in the …

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Creek Fire in California creates clouds of smoke up to 50,000 feet, campers saved

An explosive wildfire in California that saw dozens rescued from a campground by a military helicopter has created massive clouds of smoke that stretch into the sky. The Creek Fire exploded near Shaver Lake on Saturday and scorched about 36,000 acres when it jumped a river near the lake, endangering the only road into Mammoth Pool Campground. The rapidly spreading …

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Artist creates amazing pink mural of Chadwick Boseman

Play video content @bouboudesign_ / Instagram The Chadwick Boseman Honors keep pouring in, but none stands out like this … which started upside down. A Senegalese artist named Bou Bou posted a moving video of himself conjuring up a mural of the late Marvel actor, but he did so in his signature style – starting from a completely inverted point …

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