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Scientists investigate temperature effect on semiconductor optical amplifiers

The effect of temperature on the performance of the semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) is an important research point. Amer Kotb and his colleagues from the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics of the Chinese Academy of Scie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 1st, 2022

Weather Strip for iOS gets air quality forecasts to keep an eye on smoke, smog, and ozone

Weather Strip, the unique weather app for iPhone and iPad is out with an update today that delivers detailed air quality data and forecasts, more detailed views for temperature, and wind, and more. more… The post Weather Strip for iOS gets air qu.....»»

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Billionaires are Searching for ‘Green’ Minerals Under Greenland’s Melting Ice

Scientists around the world now regularly sound the alarm over Greenland's crumbling ice sheet, but there may be a silver lining. Wealthy investors are funding expeditions to hunt for rare resources in newly thawed.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

Recreating the song of a 150-year-old insect could help rediscover its species

A museum specimen has been heard for the first time in 150 years after scientists digitally recreated its song......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

Dolphins form rare alliance near Bimini, scientists say

Dolphins are known to be good at maintaining relationships, but a new study suggests their gregarious nature may extend beyond their own social circles......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

Don"t be too quick to blame social media for America"s polarization. Cable news has a bigger effect, study finds

The past two election cycles have seen an explosion of attention given to "echo chambers," or communities where a narrow set of views makes people less likely to challenge their own opinions. Much of this concern has focused on the rise of social med.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

Taiwan semiconductor industry will prevail: Q&A with Mike Chang, CEO of WPG Holdings

The global demand for consumer electronics such as smartphones, PCs, notebooks and TVs has significantly been undermined by several headwinds, including pandemics, war, and inflation, resulting in ever-rising inventory levels in various sectors, affe.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Taiwan semiconductor industry projected to maintain double-digit growth in 2022

Despite demand slowdowns reported in the consumer electronic and PC space, analysts expect the output of the semiconductor industry in Taiwan to maintain double-digit growth momentum......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

MIT scientists have developed a new kind of camera—from a crab

Crabs see as well underwater as over it. This new camera does, too. For decades, traditional cameras worked very much like the human eye: the cornea served as the lens cover, the iris and pupil became the aperture, and the lens became, well, the came.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News15 hr. 33 min. ago

Biden Passes Bill To Boost Chip Manufacturing In The U.S.

The new subsidies should help bolster semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S., a move that comes amid continuing shortages triggered by the pandemic. The new subsidi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News15 hr. 34 min. ago

Arctic flights to shed light on sea ice and storms link

Scientists are flying research aircraft through the heart of Arctic storms this summer to better understand how weather systems are affecting polar sea ice......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 6 min. ago

Prehistoric podiatry: How dinos carried their enormous weight

Scientists have cracked an enduring mystery, discovering how sauropod dinosaurs—like Brontosaurus and Diplodocus—supported their gigantic bodies on land......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

One more clue to the moon"s origin

Humankind has maintained an enduring fascination with the moon. It was not until Galileo's time, however, that scientists really began study it. Over the course of nearly five centuries, researchers put forward numerous, much debated theories as to h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Researchers investigate spatial distribution of reservoir plankton communities in Southeast China

A research team led by Prof. Yang Jun from the Institute of Urban Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has explored the spatial distribution of phytoplankton and zooplankton communities in 24 reservoirs in Southeast China......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Using fish ear bones to estimate ancient seawater temperature

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have identified a way to estimate ancient seawater temperature by probing tiny bones in the ears of fish......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Math error: A new study overturns 100-year-old understanding of color perception

A new study corrects an important error in the 3D mathematical space developed by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger and others, and used by scientists and industry for more than 100 years to describe how your eye distinguishes one.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Scientists provide new insights into flowering dates in Prunus species

Recently, scientists from the French National Institute for Agriculture provided new insights into the control of flowering dates in Prunus species, paving the way for development of molecular breeding strategies......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Going deep: New ground motion model more accurately simulates earthquakes, explosions

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have created a new adjoint waveform tomography model that more accurately simulates earthquake and explosion ground motions. The paper, published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid E.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Scientists identify mechanism crucial for COVID-19 virus replication

A team led by UT Southwestern researchers has identified how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, builds a structure called the RNA cap that's critical for successful viral replication. The finding, published in Nature, could lead to new strat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Scientists just achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing

Researchers were able to execute the world's fastest two-qubit gate operation, bringing the future of quantum computing one step closer......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

It’s not just social media: Cable news has bigger effect on polarization

When it comes to echo chambers, TV trumps online. Enlarge (credit: simonkr | Getty Images) The past two election cycles have seen an explosion of attention given to “echo chambers,” or communities where a narrow set of vie.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 38 min. ago