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Netflixĺs Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance builds on everything that made the film great

In 1982, Jim Henson and Frank Oz redefined fantasy filmmaking with The Dark Crystal, an ambitious, puppet-driven movie that tells a wondrous story about an ancient world on the brink ...

58 minutes ago from The Verge

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Woman Finds Rare, 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond at Arkansas State Park

A 27-year-old woman found a rare, 3.72-carat yellow diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park on Aug. 16. (Photo Credit: Arkansas State Parks) A ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from Geek.com

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Circulation of water in deep Earth's interior

Phase H is a hydrous mineral that is considered to be an important carrier of water into deep Earth. We determined the dissociation condition of phase H by a theoretical calculation based on ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Blinded by the Light: Exuberant Bruce Springsteen musical wouldn't exist without Brexit - CNET

Gurinder Chadha, the filmmaker behind Bend It Like Beckham and Bride and Prejudice, returns with a heartfelt movie filled to the brim with music from The Boss.

Sat 17 Aug 19 from CNET

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When human expertise improves the work of machines

Machine learning algorithms can sometimes do a better job with a little help from human expertise, at least in the field of materials science.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Rewriting the periodic table at high pressure

The periodic table has been a vital foundational tool for material research since it was first created 150 years ago. Now, Martin Rahm from Chalmers University of Technology presents a new article ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Electronic waste is mined for rare earth elements

Rare earth elements are the "secret sauce" of numerous advanced materials for energy, transportation, defense and communications applications. Their largest use for clean energy is in permanent ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Bending the rules: A revolutionary new way for metals to be malleable

For nearly 100 years, scientists thought they understood everything there was to know about how metals bend. They were wrong.

Fri 9 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Surprising discovery could change the way industry uses nickel

Nickel is one of the most abundant elements on earth. It is hard, yet malleable, magnetic at room temperature, and a relatively good conductor of electricity and heat. Most notably, nickel is ...

Tue 6 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers forecast failure in disordered materials

Disordered materialsŚsuch as cellular foams, fiber and polymer networksŚare popular in applications ranging from architecture to biomedical scaffolding. Predicting when and where these materials ...

Mon 5 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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