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physics

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A new supermassive black hole puzzles scientists

Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.

By 27 February 2015

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Tactus Phorm iPad case gives you a physical keyboard guide when you want it

If you have an iPad Mini and yearn for a physical keyboard, the Phorm case provides tactile button guides that appear and disappear when you need it.

By 13 February 2015

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Appliance Science: The well-done physics and chemistry of the toaster

The humble toaster is a combination of physics and chemistry that produces a tasty treat. Find out all about the science of toasters and toast in appliance science.

By 3 February 2015

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Appliance Science: The hot physics of induction cooktops

How can an electric field cook your dinner? Through the science of induction. In our latest Appliance Science column, we look at how induction cooktops work.

By 13 January 2015

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Lego Rube Goldberg machine tackles physics through plastic

Lego dominoes and an elaborate marble run power a fan-made kit that romps through physics concepts using a combination of imagination and Lego building skills.

By 6 January 2015

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The $99 Typo2 brings a physical keyboard to the iPhone 6

The Typo2 keyboard case connects via Bluetooth to offer error-free typing.

By 10 December 2014

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Appliance Science: The tasty physics of microwave ovens

How does a microwave oven heat without heat? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science, which delves into the physics of microwave ovens.

By 2 December 2014

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Portable Shadowball packs physics into every punch

A ball with a crust, mantle and core just like the Earth itself might be the future of how boxers and anyone looking to get fit will train.

By 25 November 2014

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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By 19 November 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By 7 October 2014