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The efficiency of the Apollo reflector arrays drops by a factor of ten during a full moon. Now a new analysis may explain why.
If you ever share personal information with friends online you probably already use a special set of rules to determine what to reveal and what to keep secret. Now a new model of social networks attempts to capture that process.
A new statistical approach reveals the intrinsic talent of sportsmen and women, regardless of the era in which they played.
The first detailed measurements of flapping wings bending in flight should help aerodynamicists build more efficient bird-like flyers
A newfound ability to model the complex feedback loops that control plant clocks could have important implications for computing.
The best of the rest from Physics arXiv this week:
Can humans distinguish between sequences of real and randomly generated financial data? Scientist have developed a new test to find out.
One way to steal data is to embed it in a voice call over the internet. Now network engineers are learning how to spot such attacks.
The mathematics that describe both sensory perception and the transmission of information turn out to have remarkable similarities.