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If you think your eyesight could improve with practice, you’re likely to see better according to a Harvard University study.
Science News say the study reveals that expectations of improved eyesight actually enhance visual clarity rather than just increasing alertness or motivation to focus on seeing.
For the first time scientists have been able to create a cloud indoors and outdoors using a high-powered according to a study by the University of Geneva
Co-Author of the study, Scientist Jérôme Kasparian says the laser was used to squeeze water from the air in both settings.
BACKGROUND ON THESE TYPES OF STUDIES
Atmospheric scientists have been try to build artificial clouds since the 1940’s according to Science News. It says previous experiments believed water droplets needed a surface to condense on like a mirror in the bathroom during a shower. But says the study at the University of Geneva is based on the idea that when a cosmic ray strikes a sealed container filled with water vapor it leaves water droplets.
SCIENCE BEHIND THE STORY:
Why does the Cosmic Ray Work?
According to observations by scientist Charles Wilson, cosmic rays knock electrons off the water molecule leaving behind charged particles that act like specks of dust for water to congeal around says Science News.
The President of Iran has been warning his country of a possible nuclear strike by America, but that is not why he has asked for at least five million people to evacuate the capital city according to Reuters.
It says the thirteen million inhabitants of Tehran are due to face a massive earthquake if they stay. Seismologists say a huge earthquake is due to hit the area and occur approximately every one hundred and fifty years.
President Ahmadinejad fears a major human and economic in his nation where building standards have not advanced at the same rate as the population’s growth.
The need to reduce the major cities population prompted the President to offer a financial incentive to those who relocate to towns with a population of less than 25,000.