Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

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    After her uncle crashed his truck into a deer, this teen decided to find out if there was a sound that would drive the animals away from roads.

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    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

    Disabilities don’t stop these experts in science and tech

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

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  4. Chemistry

    Scientists Say: Photochromic

    Photochromic chemicals change shape when exposed to a specific wavelength of light. The shape change changes the chemical’s color.

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  5. 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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  6. Physics

    Gravitational waves detected yet again

    For the third time in 16 months, scientists have announced detection of gravitational waves washing over the spacetime environment in which Earth resides. This seems to show that such waves may not be rare.

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    Ancient Arctic ‘gas’ melt triggered enormous seafloor explosions

    Methane explosions 12,000 years ago left huge craters in bedrock on the Arctic seafloor. Scientists worry more could be on the way today as Earth’s ice sheets melt.

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