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    Using an off-the-shelf camera and an innovative bit of software, a high-school student developed the means to inexpensively detect a hidden weapon.

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  2. Earth

    Explainer: Seismic waves come in different ‘flavors’

    Earthquakes generate several different types of seismic waves, some more damaging than others

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  3. Physics

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    People with disabilities are as varied as the careers some of them pursue in science, technology, engineering and math.

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  4. Physics

    Scientists Say: Acoustic

    Acoustic is an adjective used to describe something involving sound. It’s also a noun that refers to the branch of physics that studies sound.

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  5. Physics

    Strange X-rays point to possible ‘dark’ matter

    Scientists have been looking for “dark” matter. It’s supposed to make up most of the universe — but it’s also invisible. X-rays may now point to where some of this weird stuff is.

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  6. Physics

    Explainer: How heat moves

    Energy moves through the universe one of three ways: conduction, convection and radiation. Only radiation can occur through empty space.

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  7. Physics

    Spinning black holes may ‘sing’ during a collision

    The massive black hole in the movie Interstellar would create a unique gravity-wave signal when gobbling a smaller partner.

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