Applied Physics

The Science Of Baseball: Coefficients And Happy Haitians

Important business has taken me out of sunny California and across the country to the slightly warmer March days of Florida; baseball spring training. I maintain an affection for spring training even though I no longer live in a winter climate where a few ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 29 2021 - 9:58am

Yankee Stadium- The House That Bernoulli Built

Quick, who was the feared hitter that legendary baseball numbers guru Bill James says lost more career home runs due to playing in his home park than any player in history?    ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 29 2021 - 10:29am

Real World Turbulence Is So Difficult To Understand Even Quantum Turbulence Is Simpler To Model

Turbulence is part of the cultural lexicon. For casual situations where there are short-term challenges that just require some managing, people often say they are experiencing turbulence. Anyone who has taken a few plane trips has experienced the bumpy rid ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 12 2021 - 10:22am

Reducing Errors In Two-Qubit Gates Bodes Well For Quantum Computing

Most people in the tech world are well aware of quantum computing. Sci-Tech Daily mentions that quantum computing utilizes the power of quantum mechanics to perform calculations exponentially faster than the processors we currently have today. Quantum com ...

Article - Mike Thomas - Jun 21 2021 - 9:53am

Jamming Transition: This New Fabric Is Also Like Chain Mail That Can Get Hard On Demand

A new lightweight fabric is 3D-printed from nylon plastic polymers comprises hollow octahedrons (eight equal triangular faces) that interlock with each other. While soft, the fabric can be wrapped within a flexible plastic envelope and vacuum-packed, whic ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 12 2021 - 9:11am

Compact Speakers Can Be Better Than Ever, Thanks To Controlled Destruction Of Sound

Devices we watch and listen on are smaller than ever, which means speakers for sound are as well. In the past, it was difficult to get quality sound from small parts because sound is still analog when it gets to us, and that takes surface area.  Like synth ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 1 2021 - 6:01am

Do You Fear 5G? 'Green' Airborne Antennas May Be For You

A certain demographic have long had concerns about vaccines causing autism, along with fears about GMOs and cellphones causing cancer. That last one has been the least active. Rich people have always been able to afford organic food and to count on poor ki ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 5 2021 - 6:32pm

Literal Touch Screens Let You Feel Before You Buy

A research team is working to better define how the finger interacts with a device to create technology that goes beyond sensing and reacting to touch- they want the ability to mimic the feeling of physical objects. Like virtual shopping experience that wo ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 25 2021 - 9:49am