I have a question about liquid cooling my PC, which I guess is not a mechanical question about the process as much as it is a physics question about the nature of heat transfer. I think. [more inside]
Last year our small company went on a field trip to the CERN laboratory in Switzerland, where we were given a guided tour around the Large Hadron Collider and other interesting places. What should we do this year? Something technology-related, somewhere in Europe, preferably with hands-on activities, lectures, interesting people, etc.
What useful technologies have been developed or are in development due to advances of knowledge in modern physics? [more inside]
I've heard astronomy has given us great insights about basic physics (and could be seen as a form of basic physics research). What technologies do we have today that can trace their gensis to astronomical findings?