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Feb 16, 2019

Gloucester Daily Times

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Publication: Gloucester Daily Times pages: opinion section: columns story title: Living with artificial super-intelligence author: Anthony J. Marolda date: February 1, 2019.

Note: collected for library archive.

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Feb 16, 2019

The LED Guitar

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Fender Telecaster meets custom built LED video display meets audio reactive control software.

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Feb 16, 2019

California’s Rain Was a ‘Cat 4’ Atmospheric River. Wait, What?

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All that rain drenching California this week came from an atmospheric river. A new rating scale would tell you how much water is fueling the system.

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Feb 16, 2019

Researchers discover anti-laser masquerading as perfect absorber

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Researchers at Duke University have discovered that a perfect absorber of electromagnetic waves they described in a 2017 paper can easily be tweaked into a sort of “time-reversed laser” known as a coherent perfect absorber (CPA).

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Feb 15, 2019

Scientists Planted Clones of Ancient Super-Tall Redwoods

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They’re bringing back the iconic forest through scientific brute force.

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Feb 15, 2019

‘Reverse trick’ for LEDs could keep future computers cool

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Running LEDs with electrodes in reverse can cool nearby devices, which could come in handy for smaller, faster computers.

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Feb 14, 2019

‘Bioluminescent’ trees that glow like fireflies created at MIT

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To create their glowing plants, engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) turned to an enzyme called luciferase.

Luciferase acts on a molecule called luciferin, causing it to emit light.

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Feb 14, 2019

How Titanoboa, the 40-Foot-Long Snake, Was Found

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Circa 2012


In Colombia, the fossil of a gargantuan snake has stunned scientists, forcing them to rethink the nature of prehistoric life.

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Feb 14, 2019

How far out can we forecast the weather? Scientists have a new answer

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Modern models reveal an upper limit of 2 weeks.

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Feb 14, 2019

11,000-year-old Deep Sea Animal Fascinates Scientists

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A deep sea sponge belonging to the species Monorhaphis chuni can live up to 11,000 years.

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