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Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars

published Fri, Aug 22 2014 23:55 GMT
Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From ancient, dying stars to our toothbrushes, the chemical element fluorine which is used in toothpaste was formed in stars of the same type as our sun billions of years ago, scientists from Lund University in Sweden believe. The formation happens towards the end of a star’s life, a point at which they have expanded, are heavier and are referred to as a red giant. Various chemical elements are created within the ... more
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MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More

published Wed, Aug 06 2014 23:18 GMT
MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) never fail to amaze, and now they have discovered how to identify sounds that have been made in a separate room purely from visual recordings of objects in that room, even if the video was taken through soundproof glass. In partnership with Microsoft and Adobe researchers, the team has developed an algorithm that can reconstruct audio from videos of objects such as a bag ... more
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