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transmission-theory

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A new kind of string theory: The physics of playing guitar

A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.

By July 23, 2014

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The secret to finding love: Framing theory

Concordia University research suggests those seeking love are especially influenced by information framed negatively.

By May 8, 2014

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How To: Drive a modern automatic transmission

CNET's Brian Cooley gets behind the wheel of a Mazda3 and shows you how to drive a modern, shiftable, automatic transmission.

By February 18, 2014

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Medieval bishop's theory resembles modern concept of multiple universes

A 13th-century bishop's theory about the formation of the universe has intriguing parallels with the theory of multiple universes.

April 27, 2014

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See physicist surprised by news his Big Bang theory was right

Stanford Professor Andrei Linde gets a little choked up when a colleague delivers the news that his theory of cosmic inflation has been verified by the observation of primordial gravitational waves.

By March 18, 2014

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Brick bazinga! Bring on 'The Big Bang Theory' Lego

Sheldon and his geeky gang of misfit scientists could get their own Lego set if it gets enough votes on Lego Cuusoo. Sadly, evil Wil Wheaton not included.

By March 5, 2014

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Ep. 1299: Where we disrupt your transmission

Bridget's back on the show to tell us why Florida just banned all computers in an effort to curb senior citizens from playing Bingo. We'll also cycle through the rest of the rundown that includes rowdy Google interns, hacking the Emergency Alert System, and the Tumblr community do-good of the week.

By July 9, 2013

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The 404 1,299: Where we disrupt your transmission (podcast)

Bridget's back on the show to tell us why Florida just banned all computers in an effort to curb senior citizens from playing bingo. We'll also cycle through the rest of the rundown that includes rowdy Google interns, hacking the Emergency Alert System, and the Tumblr community do-good of the week.

By July 9, 2013

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Higgs boson theory nets Nobel for pair of physicists

The prestigious award goes to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, who a half-century ago independently proposed what became the Higgs boson, discovered in 2012.

By October 8, 2013

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Smarter Driver: The wonderful world of transmissions

Transmissions can be tricky, but CNET's Brian Cooley breaks them down and builds them up so you can understand the differences.

By May 20, 2013