Physics News


On Thursday evening, the Johnson Ice Rink was transformed into a world of pure imagination. Students taking 2.007 (Design and Manufacturing I) showcased their own imaginative designs in the class’ final robot competition. This year’s Willy Wonka-the
Hydrology
5/8/2018

Comparison of precipitation measurements by OTT Parsivel2 and Thies LPM optical disdrometers Marta Angulo-Martínez, Santiago Beguería, Borja Latorre, and María Fernández-Raga Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 2811-2837, 2018 Two optical disdrometers, OT
NASA
4/30/2018

A fabric was developed that converts kinetic energy into electric power. The greater the load applied to the textile and the wetter it becomes, the more electricity it generates. The woven fabric generates electricity when it is stretched or exposed
ErukAlert
4/26/2018

A new study has pinpointed principles that are common in the mechanical systems that animals, plants, fungi and machines use to maximize kinetic energy delivery.
Inhabitat
4/26/2018

This gym in California is powered by people! Thanks to SportsArt’s line of innovative ECO-POWR equipment, Sacramento Eco Fitness is powered by its members as they work out. According to the gym, one cycling class produces enough energy to run two o

Leading underground mining contractor Byrnecut Australia is in Q2 2018 to trial an underground diesel electric hybrid production loader at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill copper-gold mine which was announced in the company’s Q1 results. The

The world does not need another article about Disney. It’s not like this behemoth is growing obsolete anytime soon — nobody is joining hands, chanting “I believe” to bring the Disney fairy back to life. This studio is a media glutton, and the works

When it comes down to determining temperature in environmental media, there are many options—from fiber-optic to infrared sensing technologies—to observe and quantify the relative kinetic energy of a material. For single point data acqui