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Managing noise pollution with origami traffic barrier

Managing noise pollution with origami traffic barrier

[cars driving]>>Narrator: The sound from traffic is significant. It’s a large contributor to noise pollution in urban environments and because of that, it presents a public health concern. This concern led researchers at the University of Michigan to develop a reconfigurable origami sound barrier to block specific sound frequencies based on how fast traffic is …

What Happens When Earth’s Magnetic Poles Reverse?

What Happens When Earth’s Magnetic Poles Reverse?

Scientists claim that the earth’s magnetic poles will reverse within the next few thousand years. So why does that happen? And what exactly does it mean for us? Hey guys, Tara here for Dnews – and something that’s always fascinated me, is the earth’s magnetic field. Maybe it’s because we can’t see it with our …

Origin of Life – How Life Started on Earth

Origin of Life – How Life Started on Earth

They’re dazzling, priceless… at times, even glowing. How can one not fall in love with rocks and minerals? I mean, the colors, the shapes… …and they’re the building blocks of modern civilization. We wouldn’t have televisions, we wouldn’t have automobiles, we wouldn’t have buildings without the mineral riches that we have. But could rocks and …