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Kim Jong Un Letters with Trump: A window into the leaders’ “special friendship”

Trump has described them as “love letters” and Woodward writes that they show “diplomatic advertisements” that moved Trump to ridiculing Kim as “Little Rocket Man” and threatening them with “fire and anger”, the first seated US President who meets with a North Korean leader. Woodward writes that the unusual letters are filled with “personal letters of loyalty that could be …

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Decorative window for optimal sound transmission

In Applied Physics Letters, the researchers discuss a glass layer material they have developed that enables efficient sound transmission without ventilation. This picture is a view of the decorated window: the entire structure is made of glass and is therefore optically transparent. Photo credit: Xihan Tan Glass windows usually provide some soundproofing, sometimes unintentionally. In general, ventilation is required to …

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A super elastic alloy with an almost unlimited temperature window

Mechanical properties of Fe-Mn-Al-Cr-Ni shape memory alloy system. Recognition: science (2020). DOI: 10.1126 / science.abc1590 A team of researchers from Tohoku University has developed a new type of superelastic alloy with a nearly unlimited superelastic window. In her article published in the magazine sciencethe group describes the properties of the new alloy and possible uses for it. Paulo La Roca …

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Cinemark, Regal does not want to shorten the cinema window

Front facade of the Cinemark Paradise 24 cinema in the style of an Egyptian temple in Davie, Florida, USA Holly Guerrio Last week, Universal signed a contract with AMC, the largest theater chain in the United States, to reduce the amount of time a film has to be kept in theaters before it is available for on-demand playback. However, the …

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Pristine environments offer a window to our cloudy past

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study uses satellite data over the southern hemisphere to understand global cloud composition during the industrial revolution. This research addresses one of the greatest uncertainties in today’s climate models – the long-term impact of tiny atmospheric particles on climate change. Climate models currently include the global warming effect of greenhouse gases and the cooling …

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AMC Theaters opens new window for the 2020 reopening

While most of the major releases expected for 2020 – including Christopher Nolan’s Tenet and Disney’s Live-Action Mulan – no longer have a confirmed release window, AMC hopes to reopen its cinemas in mid to late August as the cost of closing them increases. According to a Business Wire report, the date reflects the expected release dates of some late …

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