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Scientists at the UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have performed the most accurate measurement yet of the Boltzmann constant.
The coupled normal mode method is a powerful approach for solving range-dependent propagation problems in underwater acoustics.
This summer, one of the world's leading ocean science bodies, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO's) and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) adopted the new international thermodynamic equation of state for seawater called TEOS-10.
Coldplay says it wanted to offer its fans a Christmas present by offering a free download of a remixed version of the British band's hit, Viva la Vida. The Daily Telegraph said Wednesday the Speed of Sound band is offering the musical single free online along with a Happy Christmas Folks greeting for its loyal fans. The band's lead singer, Chris Martin, also jokes on the its Web site about a new featured video that features actor Simon Pegg.
A new theory claims that so-called â€œshadow bands,â€ which sometimes pass across the ground during an eclipse, might be produced by sound pulses.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.