“ What is Biden doing about protesting at justices’ homes?”

This is not just noxious behavior; it is illegal. Federal law – Section 1507 of Title 18 of the U.S. Code – clearly states that it is unlawful to protest near a “residence occupied or used by [a] judge, juror,…

First-ever image of “The black hole ‘shadow’ at the heart of the Milky Way“

Image from the Event Horizon Telescope From the story on the PhysicsWorld (physicsworld.com) website, ”The hefty black hole within the heart of our galaxy – known as Sagittarius A* or Sgr A* – lies some 27,000 light-years away from Earth…

“How Accurate Are Your Temperature Measurements?”

In a recent issue of “The Monitor” Windmill Software discussed this important factor that everyone considering the use of thermocouple temperature sensors should know The full article is online at: https://www.windmill.co.uk/thermocouple-accuracy.html “There are many factors that limit the accuracy of…

Multiplexing Could Give Neural Networks a Big Boost

Just as multiplexing can help a single communication channel carry many signals at the same time, a new study reveals that multiplexing can help neural networks scan dozens of streams of data simultaneously, letting them greatly boost the rate at which they analyze information. Source: What’s New in Measurement and Control?…

February 2022 Regional Analysis

February temperature anomalies relative to their 1910-2000 mean: North America, -0.40 degress Celsius; South America, +0.89 degress Celsius; Europe, +3.10 degress Celsius; Africa, +0.72 degress Celsius; Asia, +2.42 degress Celsius; Oceania, +0.22 degress Celsius; Caribbean Islands, +0.87 degress Celsius; Atlantic MDR, +0.86 degress Celsius; Gulf of Mexico, +0.41 degress Celsius; Hawaiian Region, +0.61 degress Celsius; East N Pacific, +0.69 degress Celsius Source: State of the Climate Report …

Radar Technology Pioneer Merrill Skolnik Dies at 94

Radar Technology Pioneer Merrill Skolnik Dies at 94

Merrill SkolnikFirst recipient of the IEEE Dennis J. Picard MedalLife Fellow, 94; died 27 January
Skolnik served as superintendent of the radar division of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., for more than 30 years. While there, he made significant contributions including helping to develop high-frequency, over-the-horizon radar; a system that can identify friend or foe during combat; and high-resolution radar techniques.
For his work in the field, he was named the first recipient of the IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal…

Why quantum sensors are the ‘stepchild’ of quantum technologies

Why quantum sensors are the ‘stepchild’ of quantum technologies

The diversity of quantum sensing applications is exciting for scientists, but challenging for potential investors
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