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Incorporating users" adaptive behavior in urban green space planning

National University of Singapore ecologists have developed a valuation framework that incorporates users' demand for green urban spaces to assess the benefits provided by their ecosystem services (ES)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

Future space telescopes could be 100 meters across, constructed in space, and bent into a precise shape

It is an exciting time for astronomers and cosmologists. Since the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), astronomers have been treated to the most vivid and detailed images of the universe ever taken. Webb's powerful infrared imagers, spectrometers, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

Elucidation of electrolyte decomposition behavior in all-solid-state lithium-sulfur batteries

A research group of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Information Engineering at Toyohashi University of Technology—consisting of Hirotada Gamo, a doctoral course student; Kazuhiro Hikima, assistant professor; and Atsunori Matsuda, profes.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

The best guns in Dead Space

You're going to want the best of the best against the necromorphs......»»

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Dead Space: how to fix the centrifuge

This early puzzle in the Dead Space Remake might trip a few people up, but we've got you covered......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Why should every small business be using Apple devices?

After a lot of planning, pitching, long nights, working weekends, and all the grinding required to get a business idea off the ground, you’ve finally gotten to the point where now you’re thinking more about hiring new employees, growth opportuni.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 13 min. ago

Lessons from shuttle Columbia disaster could stave off next tragedy

"Never again" is the phrase echoed among NASA leaders recalling the last major tragedy in the space program that occurred 20 years ago this week, when Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas on Feb. 1, 2003, never making its way back home to Fl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 45 min. ago

Understanding plants can boost wildland-fire modeling in an uncertain future

A new conceptual framework for incorporating the way plants use carbon and water, or plant dynamics, into fine-scale computer models of wildland fire provides a critical first step toward improved global fire forecasting......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

New research computes first step toward predicting lifespan of electric space propulsion systems

Electric space propulsion systems use energized atoms to generate thrust. The high-speed beams of ions bump against the graphite surfaces of the thruster, eroding them a little more with each hit, and are the systems' primary lifetime-limiting factor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

The social code: Deciphering the genetic basis of hymenopteran social behavior

Since Darwin, biologists have been fascinated by the evolution of sociality. In its most extreme form, eusocial species exhibit a division of labor in which certain individuals perform reproductive tasks such as egg laying, while others play non-repr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Webb telescope catches early galaxy formation in action

Astronomers from the Cosmic Dawn Center have unveiled the nature of the densest region of galaxies seen with the James Webb Space telescope in the early universe. They find it to be likely the progenitor of a massive, Milky Way-like galaxy, seen at a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Did the Seeds of Life Ride to Earth Inside an Asteroid?

Biological amino acids could have celestial or terrestrial roots. An experiment simulated their formation in deep space—but the mystery isn’t solved yet......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

Deposit insurance and depositor behavior: Evidence from Colombia

One of the feats that earned Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economics (joint with Ben Bernanke) is a model of bank runs and related financial crises. In an article published in 1983, they noted that, in 1930s America, peopl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

Webb captures spiral galaxy LEDA 2046648 among thousands of others

A crowded field of galaxies throngs this image from the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope, along with bright stars crowned with Webb's signature six-pointed diffraction spikes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

New software enables automated analysis of biomedical image data without programming knowledge

The software JIPipe was developed by scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (Leibniz-HKI) and significantly simplifies the analysis of images generated in research. Users can create flowcharts according.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

Which groups of people tend to overestimate their IQ?

Vaitsa Giannoul, a social scientist with European University Cyprus, has looked into the question of which group or groups of people tend to overestimate their own level of intelligence. The study is published in the journal Brain and Behavior......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

Instagram Notes launches in Europe, comes to everyone in the US

Instagram Notes – a short status message that floats above your profile and disappears after 24 hours – has now launched in Europe and Japan, and is rolling out to all users in the US. The feature was previously available to a limited number of.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Tech giants could get bill for European 5G infrastructure; Apple potentially included

Under a proposal currently being discussed, tech giants could be asked to help pay for European 5G infrastructure, with Apple potentially on the list of companies receiving a bill. The European Union is planning to consult on the idea of asking comp.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Sound Blaster X5 offers high-quality audio to Mac users

The Sound Blaster X5 is a new USB sound card for Mac and other platforms to deliver high-quality audio with two DACs.Sound Blaster X5A digital-to-analog converter (DAC) can enhance audio from a Mac by converting the digital ones and zeroes into an an.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Crew Dragon astronauts to receive rare space medal from the White House

Outside of space circles, the space medal is not a particularly well-known honor. Enlarge / NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken (foreground) work on Crew Dragon's touchscreen displays. (credit: NASA) Vice Preside.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago