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Scientists create material that can cool buildings without using energy

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 13, 2017

A material as thin as aluminum foil that can cool buildings without using any energy or water has been developed by engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder. The material is a hybrid of glass and polymer beneath a silver layer that works by reflecting solar energy back to space while allowing the surface to shed its own heat, according to findings published in Science. Forbes (02/12)


Essay by Winston Churchill on likelihood of alien life found in US

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 16, 2017

Scientists push for mostly submerged area to be recognized as continent

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 17, 2017

Signs of organic material spotted on Ceres

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 17, 2017

Study: Risk of winter respiratory infections could be cut by vitamin D

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 16, 2017

Ancient Viking artifacts found in boat burial site in Scotland

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 13, 2017

Chemicals banned in the 1970s found in tissue of deep-sea amphipods

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 14, 2017

Early moments of supernova observed by astronomers

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 14, 2017

Study links volcanic eruption to Maya "dark age"

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 15, 2017

Brazilian peppertree extract shown to fight MRSA in mice

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Feb 13, 2017


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