Ever Wonder How Two Pendulum Clocks Always Oscillate In Sync?
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Ever Wonder How Two Pendulum Clocks Always Oscillate In Sync?

Two pendulum clocks, hung from the same wooden structure, will always oscillate in synchronicity. Called “Huygens synchronisation” after the renowned Dutch physicist Christiaan Huygens, the secret behind this…

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Coming Soon, A Polymer Nanobrush That Repels Dirt And Dust
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Coming Soon, A Polymer Nanobrush That Repels Dirt And Dust

Scientists have developed a new way to make “polymer nanobrush” — bristly materials which prevent dust from accumulating on various surfaces. Polymer brushes have been used to coat…

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Now Don’t Wash Clothes, Just Expose Them To Light
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Now Don’t Wash Clothes, Just Expose Them To Light

The day when you can look tidy even without washing your clothes does not seem too distant as researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a technology…

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Unprecedented Energy Source Found In Milky Way
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Unprecedented Energy Source Found In Milky Way

A source of cosmic rays radiating energies 100 times greater than those achieved at the largest terrestrial particle accelerator — the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organisation…

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Extrasolar Planet HD 20782 Has Most Eccentric Orbit Known
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Extrasolar Planet HD 20782 Has Most Eccentric Orbit Known

A team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. In this case, “eccentric” doesn’t refer…

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Soon Smartwatches Will Follow Finger Commands In Mid-Air
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Soon Smartwatches Will Follow Finger Commands In Mid-Air

As wearable devices grow and screens shrink, a team of Indian-origin researchers has developed a new sonar technology that allows you to interact with smarwatches by writing or…

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Study Finds Tomato Waste Can Be Used To Generate Electricity
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Study Finds Tomato Waste Can Be Used To Generate Electricity

Damaged tomatoes unsuitable for sale can be used as a powerful source of generating electricity, says a study involving Indian-origin scientists. “We have found that spoiled and damaged…

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The Days of Lithium Are Numbered
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The Days of Lithium Are Numbered

Forget the toxic material lithium as researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with an alternative system for generating electricity which harnesses heat and…

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New Window Technology Will Soon Render Curtains Redundant
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New Window Technology Will Soon Render Curtains Redundant

Researchers from Harvard University have developed a technique that can quickly change the opacity of a window, turning it cloudy, clear or somewhere in between with the flick…

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Joint Exploration Mission On Route To Look For Alien Life On Mars
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Joint Exploration Mission On Route To Look For Alien Life On Mars

A new era of Mars exploration for Europe began on Monday as a new mission jointly developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian Federal Space…

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