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Zero-point energy is the lowest energy that any quantum mechanical physical system can possibly have. Otto Stern and Albert Einstein developed the concept in Germany in 1913. More »

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A zero point module is a device in the "Stargate" fictional universe that generates a virtually unlimited amount of power by harnessing zero point energy (the inexhaustible amount of power that inherently exists in any g... More »

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According to Dr. Ray Batina of Washington State University, zero economic profit is the profit maximization point. At this point, price is equal to marginal cost. This scenario only applies to a perfectly competitive mar... More »

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Elastic energy is the potential energy stored in a material or physical system as the volume or shape is distorted. When objects are stretched or compressed, elastic energy is stored, according to the Physics Classroom. More »

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Actuators depend on transfer of energy – via electricity, hydraulic pressure, human muscle or otherwise – to perform mechanical work that sets a system in motion or controls it. Actuators can be mechanical systems, such ... More »

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Temperature is directly proportional to the average kinetic energy of the molecules in a substance. If the degree of motion of the molecules inside an object doubles, the temperature will also double. More »

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A machine is any device that transmits mechanical energy or power into useful work. The simplest machines redirect an applied force or convert kinetic energy into potential energy. More complicated machines are powered b... More »

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