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physics

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Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

NASA is reportedly working on technology that could take us to the moon faster than a cross-country flight.

By April 29, 2015

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Our inside look at Microsoft's HoloLens leaves us wanting more

The software maker sheds light on the secretive workings of the ambitious holographic headset -- by making us develop an app in real time.

By May 1, 2015

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Messenger's final image before crashing into the surface of Mercury

The unmanned Messenger probe has completed its Mercury mission, going out with a bang.

By April 30, 2015

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Watch NASA's Greased Lightning aerocopter (heliplane?) take off and fly

With 10 propellers and a 10-foot wingspan, NASA's unmanned aerial vehicle can take off like a helicopter, then fly like a plane.

By May 5, 2015

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Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015

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Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.

By April 6, 2015

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Appliance Science: The warm physics of sous vide cooking

A different approach to heat can make a big difference in the taste of food. Appliance Science looks at the warm (but not boiling) physics of sous vide cooking.

By March 24, 2015

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Laser cutter modded to destroy physical Space Invaders

The awesome zapping power of a laser cutter is harnessed to dispose of an invading space army in fiery style.

By March 23, 2015

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Appliance Science: The circulating physics of convection ovens

How can a fan make things cook quicker? It's all about the physics of circulating air. Appliance Science looks at how convection ovens work.

By March 18, 2015

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Sound-bouncing membrane could make plane cabins 1,000 times quieter

A more peaceful flight could be on the horizon thanks to researchers at North Carolina State University and MIT.

By May 5, 2015