Soviet-era physics kit could save the geothermal industry • The Register

Soviet-era physics kit could save the geothermal industry • The Register

A piece of Soviet-era physics equipment may be the key to worldwide geothermal energy. MIT research engineer Paul Woskov spent 14 years developing a technique to employ gyrotrons, normally used to heat plasma, to drill geothermal wells. Gyrotrons emit microwaves and have been used in physics research for decades; Woskov’s repurposing gives the venerable devices … Read more

Study identifies a tidal disruption event that coincides with the production of a high-energy neutrino

Study identifies a tidal disruption event that coincides with the production of a high-energy neutrino

The intense radiation stemming from the TDE debris disk around the black hole (center) heats surrounding dust until it begins to radiate brightly in the infrared. This process is called a dust echo. Credit: Science Communication Lab and DESY. High-energy neutrinos are highly fascinating subatomic particles produced when very fast charged particles collide with other … Read more

Higgs boson: 10 years in the making!

Higgs boson: 10 years in the making!

On July 4, 2012, cries of joy at CERN, and the tears of Peter HIGGS, 83 years old, thanks to the great collision of hadrons, the last of the particles of the standard model was observed, experimentally: this is the boson of Higgs, the particle that gives their mass to all the other particles. This … Read more

Artificial intelligence conquers physical points of sale

Among the book professionals, the FNAC campaign was also welcomed with a certain audience. “Today we offer libraries to enrich their sites with this double know-how: that of algorithms that favor the discovery of content and that of human recommendation.”suggests Pierre Fremaux, founder of Babelio, a social network dedicated to readers, for the specialized webmagazine … Read more

Married at first sight – “Poor Axel”, “He’s too cute”, “It’s a rare pearl”: internet users show their support for Axel

Time is running out for Caroline and Axel’s separation This Monday, June 27, “Married at First Sight” returns with a special show “What Have They Been 6 Months Later?” We find out how the 7 weddings of the sixth season took place. One of them, in particular, talked about him: the couple Caroline and Axel. … Read more