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A €1200 Phone Charger? Yes, But It’s a Magic Phone Charger!

Those wacky physics-bending guys from Steorn are back! It’s free lunches all round, and unlimited energy for everyone! Well, not quite everyone. Not exactly free either. The Irish Times reports that the Dublin company is taking orders for its first product, after 15 years of research and more than €20 million invested. The product: well it’s a big clunky phone […]

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How far can Legolas see?

Don’t you just hate it when science gets in the way of a good story? No doubt JRR Tolkien thought it would be cool to give telescopic vision to elves, but it turns out that the laws of wave diffraction make it physically impossible to distinguish the detail which Legolas describes in The Two Towers. Or […]

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