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Cloaking Earthquakes
Scientists aim to "hide" buildings from seismic waves


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Juli Morgan
Juli Morgan is a modern-day explorer. A geophysicist at Rice University, she has sailed on nine “research cruises” on specially designed ships to distant parts of the world.


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Physics Buzz

Album Release Party: Network Visualization Edition
Last week, indie pop group The xx released their highly anticipated second album titled coexist. While the album has been available in stores, the band also streamed the album for free on their website — with a twist.Every time a fan shared the streaming...

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The Manga Guide to Physics
In The Manga Guide to Physics, you'll follow alongside Megumi as she learns about the physics of everyday objects like roller skates, slingshots, braking cars, and tennis serves!

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