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Magic! Acoustic Levitation of Liquids!

Video of the Week #61 September 20th, 2012: From: Acoustic Levitation of Liquids Looks Like Magic by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid . Source: Argonne Labs From Argonne Labs comes this intriguing video demonstrating the acoustic levitation of liquids on a piece of equipment developed for NASA to simulate microgravity conditions...

September 20, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic


And such prizes they are. As master of ceremonies and organizer of the IgNobels, Marc Abrahams, famously says at the end of each ceremony: “If you didn’t win an IgNobel prize this year – but especially if you did – better luck next year.” And while the winners this year went in for some truly silly studies, they papers they produced also made some important contributions...

September 20, 2012 — Scicurious

Bumblebees Quickly Learn Best Paths to Sweet Flowers

Bumblebees, it turns out, don't bumble. Using tiny radar tracking devices, motion-activated cameras and artificial flowers, scientists have learned how the bees themselves quickly learn the best routes to take when they go foraging from flower to flower...

September 20, 2012 — Katherine Harmon

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