Even The Ripped Scotch Tape Can Emit X-Rays Too!

You are living in a world that surrounding with many things, which most of them can be emitted X-rays in small or large amount. Beside of the X-rays scanner in clinic and hospital, there are still bunches of substances that can emit certain amount of X-rays, including the household stuffs, such as microwave, tanning lamps or even the Scotch Tape! A group of scientists discovered that the Scotch tape could easily emit X-rays, if you’re peeling the adhesive tape off its roll in a vacuum chamber. The researchers also have made an X-ray image of one of their fingers for the proof! The researchers still feeling very surprised and shocked that by only peeling the Scotch tape, it can generate such an enormous X-rays. The research group is currently doing a new experiment, where they will create a machine that can be peeled ordinary Scotch tape off a roll in a vacuum chamber in a speed of 1.2 inches per second. The rapid pulses of X-rays will be emerged from very close to where the tape was coming off the roll and X-rays will emit afterward! By the way, there is no any X-rays are produced in the presence of…

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It’s Time For Us To Travel Through The Space!

If you’re a big fan of Star Wars or Star Trek, then you must be amazed with all the space ships and space traveling, isn’t it? Have you ever wondered that maybe in one day, you can travel in the space and have a space adventure? Well, your dream will soon become a reality; where there is a new project named “Space Elevator” is on its way to be launched in the near future! A big conference discussing developments in space elevator is being held in Japan in this upcoming November, there are over hundred of engineers, and scientists from Asia, Europe and the Americas are working together. Their final objective is to build a lift that will take you directly to the one hundred-thousandth floor, straight from the Earth to the outer space! Well, it might be sound like a one thousand and one night’s tale here, but once it successfully built, the space elevator would be the most spectacular human artificial in humankind history! For your information, a cable will be anchored to the Earth’s surface and reaching tens of thousands of kilometers into space. This Space Elevator keeping its balance with a counterweight attached at the other…

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Watch Out For The Artificial Noses!

Every time when you watching the crime scene investigation (CSI) or other criminal series investigation programmes, you will be very familiar with the police officers that dragging those police dogs, which have been trained for several years in sniffing out drugs and explosives weapons to scouring around the suspected revenue. A group of scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) would like to bring some good news to the public, where they have moved a step closer to create a high perception and accuracy “artificial noses” after years of researches in this field. According to the Shuguang Zhang, the associate director of MIT’s Center for Biomedical Engineering, he explained that although they have found a way to mass-produce smell receptors in a laboratory, but they still need to carry on the research to recreate smell, which it’s considering as one of the most complex and least understood of the five senses. The RealNose team will continue to work with researchers from all around the world to develop a portable microfluidic device, where it can be used to identify various smells, including those diseases with distinctive odors, example like diabetes, lung, bladder and skin cancers. [read]

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Behold – Here is The World's Most Powerful Magnet!

Can you ever imagine, how heavy of the world’s most powerful magnet can be? Well, believe it or not, this electromagnet is weighing almost 18,000 pounds and it’s fully powered by jolts from a massive 1,200-megajoules motor generator. Once it has been activated, the new magnet would be about two million times more powerful than the average refrigerator magnet! Basically, the electromagnet can be divided into two main parts. The outer part is the cylinder with 1.5 meters in diameter and 1.5 meters tall. It’s very solid except for a small hole, which is less than 8 inches wide that bored through the middle of magnet. The nine coils, which is made of copper and have been strengthened with silver wire lay inside the hole. As a result, the copper and silver will create the strongest and powerful material known of all! According to the researchers, the pressures that being generated inside the insert part can be equivalent to 200 sticks of dynamite going off together. In other hands, it’s about 30 times the pressure at the bottom of the ocean as well! The inner and outer magnets can create up to 90 teslas in one time, which Teslas is…

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New 6D Holograms Will Shock You Off!

Are you still living in the world, where everything seems to be perfect in the 3 Dimensional? Well, then you must be a very outdated person, as the technology is more advancing than you’re thought here! Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the world of “6D Holograms” and this is far beyond your imagination! Technically, these 6D holograms is a small, 7 x 7 pixels display, and it will respond to changes in light and the viewer’s direction as well! Since it’s still in the early development phase, the researchers expected that in the next two to three years, they could be scaled it up and create some of the most fascinating images! Ramesh Raskar, one of the scientists and researchers at MIT who helped in the development of this project, said that they are the first researcher group that able to build a display that changes with lighting and in the most realistic display.

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