Spectral

11 Dec 18
nullworlds

Minty and fresh – that’s what I think reality tastes like. I don’t know, but that’s what I think it would be like. Very very minty and very very fresh. That’s what I imagine reality would taste like but I’ll never know. I’ll never know because I have no place in all that minty freshness. […]

11 Dec 18
deep fried movies

A before-and-after visual effects comparison from “Mortal Remains,” the final chapter in the Coen Brothers’ Netflix western anthology film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. While the other entries were shot on location across New Mexico, Colorado, and Nebraska, “Mortal Remains” and its spectral stagecoach ride were shot entirely on a soundstage. In keeping with the Coen’s […]

11 Dec 18
PetPedia
  • Designed to fit in Fluval Double Lamp Fixture and Fluval Quad Lamp Fixture
  • Balanced natural light spectrum
  • Strong plant growth
  • Natural presentation
  • Produces more light per bulb surface area versus conventional fluorescents
  • Longer life versus other comparable high output fluorescents
  • Super bright lighting, strong blue spectral range, stimulates photosynthetic corals, invertebrates and other marine life
  • T5 HO (High Output) Tri-Phosphor formulation for balanced high light output performance
  • Closely mimics natural mid-day sun, accurate color rendering for a natural-looking aquarium
  • Intense, powerful illumination effectively penetrate deep aquariums
  • Effectively stimulates photosynthetic process in plants, corals, and other invertebrates
11 Dec 18
PetPedia
  • Designed to fit in Fluval Double Lamp Fixture and Fluval Quad Lamp Fixture
  • Provides strong and essential actinic blue spectral peaks
  • For intense coral color and growth
  • Enhances fish colors
  • Produces more light per bulb surface area versus conventional fluorescents
  • Longer life versus other comparable high output fluorescents
  • Maintains superior light output over the entire bulb life versus other comparable fluorescents
  • Strongly recommended for photosynthetic coral, invertebrates and other marine life
  • Visible dominant blue spectrum highlights blue coloration in fish, corals and other invertebrates
11 Dec 18
The Netherlands Breaking News

The Netherlands Breaking News: OSIRIS-REx vindt water op Bennu – Scientias.nl. OSIRIS-REx vindt water op Bennu  Scientias.nl Amper een week nadat de ruimtesonde bij de planetoïde is aangekomen, heeft deze al groot nieuws! Onderzoek van NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Hele verhaal bekijken via Google NieuwsThe Netherlands Breaking News: from https://www.scientias.nl/osiris-rex-vindt-water-op-bennu/ via Breaking News

11 Dec 18
Toy Shopper Portal

[ad_1] Did you notice last year? LED tree lights, the newest entry in eco-friendly Christmas decorations, literally flew off the shelves. Overall LED sales reportedly reached – are you sitting down? — a staggering $7.4 billion in 2009. This includes LED icicle lights, LED Christmas tree lights and other kinds of household LED lighting. But […]

11 Dec 18
News Africa Now

It turns out that relationships with the dearly departed are more than just ghost sex on airplanes. Sometimes, the living and unliving break up. That is what has happened to a woman who famously married the 300-year-old ghost of a pirate. Love is dead. Amanda Sparrow Large Teague is a 45-year-old Jack Sparrow impersonator from Northern […]

11 Dec 18
Cosmochemistry Papers

1Michael P.Lucas, 1Joshua P.Emery, 1Eric M.MacLennan, 2Noemi Pinilla-Alonso,3Richard J.Cartwright, 4Sean S.Lindsay, 5Vishnu Reddy, 6Juan A.Sanchez, 7Cristina A.Thomas, 8,9VaniaLorenzi Icarus (in Press) Link to Article [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2018.12.010] 1Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1621 Cumberland Ave., 602 Strong Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 2Florida Space Institute, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816 3SETI Institute, […]

11 Dec 18
Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Microfabrication method yields flexible light guides for an array of light-based devices WASHINGTON — For the first time, researchers have fabricated light-guiding structures known as waveguides just over one micron wide in a clear silicone commonly used for biomedical applications. The tiny, flexible waveguides can be used to make light-based devices such as biomedical sensors […]

11 Dec 18
Cosmochemistry Papers

1M.Ferrari, 1S.De Angelis, 1M.C.De Sanctis, 2E.Ammannito, 1S.Stefani, 1G.Piccioni Icarus (in Press) Link to Article [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2018.11.031] 1IAPS-INAF, Via fosso del Cavaliere, 100, 00133, Rome, Italy 2Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, Via del Politecnico, 00133, Rome, Italy Copyright Elsevier The identification of NH4-bearing phyllosilicates on Ceres poses the question on the NH4-carrier phase(s) and in this study we describe […]

11 Dec 18
Telecom Reseller

Using Microwave and Millimetre-wave for 5G Sophia Antipolis, 11 December 2018: ETSI’s millimetre Wave Transmission Industry Specification Group (mWT ISG) has just released a new Report, ETSI GR mWT 012, which addresses the prominent 5G backhaul/X-Haul scenarios. It also presents how current microwave and millimetre wave transmission technologies, as well as their foreseen evolution in […]

11 Dec 18
jhartmire

Sitting In One Place, Sort Of (Or how 4,100 miles on a bicycle does not mean you’ve gone all that far By John Hartmire VII      We rode out of Pipestone, Minnesota on a bright day, the sort of day that for a second or two as you breathe the first morning breaths you think […]

11 Dec 18
WA2MZE

So far, I’ve described the building blocks of a typical superhetrodyne communications receiver, which is the back bone of a complete transceiver.  I’ve left out the frequency generating portion, that is the oscillators.  A single conversion rig has two oscillators, a variable frequency oscillator that sits behind the tuning knob, and a fixed frequency oscillator that […]

11 Dec 18
Revista ECIPerú

Análisis conformacional de un fragmento peptídico del primer bucle extracelular del receptor tipo 1 de angiotensina humano Conformational analysis of a peptide fragment from first extracelular loop of the receptor human type 1 of angiotensin Nélida Marín Huachaca1, Clóvis R. Nakaie2 y Shirley Schreier1  1 Departamento de Bioquímica de la Universidade de São Paulo, Av. […]

11 Dec 18
Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

High-power, tunable design could be used for chemical detection in outer space, medical imaging, more. A terahertz laser designed by MIT researchers is the first to reach three key performance goals at once — high constant power, tight beam pattern, and broad electric frequency tuning — and could thus be valuable for a wide range […]

11 Dec 18
Press Enterprise
Assessing environmental damage in the wake of a disaster as devastating and massive as the Woolsey Fire can be daunting. But that job became far easier for the National Park Service when it enlisted the help of AeroVironment Inc. The Simi Valley-based company recently deployed one of its high-tech drones to survey the landscape and gain insight into the scope and scale of the damage. Using the unmanned aircraft, NPS was able to get a quick overview of the destruction — a task that likely would have taken ground crews days or even weeks to complete. And the damage is extensive. “AV was a huge help,” said Stacey Ostermann-Kelm, an NPS ecoologist. “We went out with their flight crew and could immediately see that some of the oak trees were stressed. They had burned, but they look like they are still alive.”  Nearly 97,000 acres burned The blaze, which broke out Nov. 8, charred nearly 97,000 acres and engulfed 88 percent of NPS land within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, destroying more than 616 park structures. The land is regarded as one of Southern California’s premier recreation areas, with an extensive network of hiking trails and historic structures. It’s also home to a variety of indigenous plants and animals, including several protected and endangered species. AV’s drone went up the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, the company said. “The park service gave us a call earlier in the week, and we said we’d love to help out,” said Brad Carraway, director of product marketing for AV’s Commerical Information Solutions unit. “They just needed to work through and get clearance. But that was fast-tracked — we got that in 24 hours.” Working in collaboration with NPS park rangers and scientists, AV and Geographic Information Science teams initiated a comprehensive aerial imaging and environmental impact study to assess fire damage in key areas of the park. “The exciting thing about the technology is the quality of the data — the resolution and the speed with which they could collect it,” Ostermann-Kelm said. A helicopter moved into position for a water drop last month as the Woolsey fire flared up in Southern California. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) High-tech surveillance from the sky AV’s Quantix hybrid drone and advanced data analytics platform captured and analyzed high-resolution aerial imagery to quickly map the burn area. The unmanned craft can survey up to 400 acres in 45 minutes. It was used to survey three 400-acre sections of the fire-charred area. The aerial imagery and data collected will be used to quantify oak tree mortality and vegetation stress in addition to documenting the dramatic changes in the park’s visitor experience. “It flew at an altitude of 360 feet,” Carraway said. “That’s within FAA regulations. The cap is 400 feet, but we wanted to have a buffer zone to ensure safety.” With a wingspan of 3½ feet, Quantix takes off vertically and transitions to horizontal flight in mid-air before landing vertically when its mission is complete. The drone is equipped with onboard multi-spectral cameras that provide high-resolution images to within 2 inches of the ground. The cameras can detect, among other things, the chlorophyll level of plants and vegetation. That helps NPS determine whether the vegetation will survive. “The task of the park service will be to look at all the imagery and data to a get a baseline assessment of what happened,” Carraway said. “I don’t think they’ve ever had that.” Moving forward NPS will use the information to develop a long-term environmental recovery and park rebuilding strategy. “The fire is 100 percent contained but it will take us time to fully assess the damage and determine the best of course of action,” NPS said on its website. “The Woolsey Fire has burned more acres within Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area than any other fire in recorded history.” Though fire is a natural part of the ecosystem, too much fire can harm plant communities, reduce wildlife habitat and increase future fire risk. “If the landscape burns more than once in a 20-year span, invasive weeds and grasses can establish themselves, making the area even more prone to fire,” NPS said. “Invasive weeds and grasses, also known as ‘flashy fuels,’ burn quickly and are more susceptible to wind-driven flames.”