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The Signal
COC students ready to show NASA projectare used to capture Interstellar Dust Particles, otherwise known as cosmic dust
COC students ready to show NASA project
The Signal / Posted 2 hours ago
are used to capture Interstellar Dust Particles, otherwise known as cosmic dust. The samples tell about how the early solar system was formed. “I have a contact at Johnson Space Flight Center, Dr. Susan Lederer, who is going to work with us... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Suffolk Closeup: No progress on solar and wind power projectsfor bringing the New Jersey-based PSEG to Long Island to be its main electric u
Suffolk Closeup: No progress on solar and wind power projects
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 4 hours ago
for bringing the New Jersey-based PSEG to Long Island to be its main electric utility. Also last week, the push to allow a solar power system to be built on 25 acres of the historic Suffolk County Farm and Education Center in Yaphank ended. This... Read more
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The Hill
Ballot measures explode across country — and so do their costsballot. “This will be a very expensive year,” said Justine Sarver, executive d
Ballot measures explode across country — and so do their costs
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
ballot. “This will be a very expensive year,” said Justine Sarver, executive director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, which supports progressive ballot measures. In 2012 and 2013, Sarver’s group identified more than $1 billion spent on... Read more
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dna
Great Red Spot storm heating Jupiter's atmosphere, says studywondered why Jupiter's upper atmosphere has temperatures similar to those of Ea
Great Red Spot storm heating Jupiter's atmosphere, says study
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
wondered why Jupiter's upper atmosphere has temperatures similar to those of Earth, even though the biggest planet in the solar system is five times farther away from the sun. The answer may be The Great Red Spot, an enormous storm big enough to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Economics of power hurting home solarLAFAYETTE, Calif. — It was only two years ago that Elroy Holtmann spent about $
Economics of power hurting home solar
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
LAFAYETTE, Calif. — It was only two years ago that Elroy Holtmann spent about $20,000 on a home solar array to help cover the costs of charging his new electric car. With the savings on his monthly electric bills, he figured the investment would pay... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Mark Your Calendar: Loveland-area events for Saturday through Mondayutilizing raised beds, and about chickens and coops, season extension practices
Mark Your Calendar: Loveland-area events for Saturday through Monday
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
utilizing raised beds, and about chickens and coops, season extension practices, ducks and bees, fruit trees, passive solar greenhouse, hop trellis, medicinal herbs, compost, and incorporating re-purposed garden structures. $15 per person;... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Why we need more women leadersFrom America to Britain to the United Nations, women are taking to the center o
Why we need more women leaders
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 hours ago
From America to Britain to the United Nations, women are taking to the center of the political stage. At this week's Democratic convention, Hillary Clinton was officially selected as the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, accepting the... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
SV tech startup announces $50M in funding and first aftermarket auto productmillion in funding, Scotts Valley startup Pearl Automotive Inc. is gearing up t
SV tech startup announces $50M in funding and first aftermarket auto product
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
million in funding, Scotts Valley startup Pearl Automotive Inc. is gearing up to release its first product — RearView, a solar-powered, wireless, rearview camera that people install on their back license plate and operate from a smartphone. It... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteer Opportunities for Augustoffer support to Common Goods staff. Mon through Sat. 10-6pm. Flexible days and
Volunteer Opportunities for August
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 21 hours ago
offer support to Common Goods staff. Mon through Sat. 10-6pm. Flexible days and hours are available. CONFIDENCE LEARNING CENTER—Mary Harder, 218-828-2344 ext. 209, mary@campconfidence.com Lawn Care—Mow and trim grass to keep Camp always looking... Read more
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Post Magazine
SIGGRAPH 2016 attracts more than 14K attendeesthe Mars Rovers, made attendees rethink their place in the universe by remindin
SIGGRAPH 2016 attracts more than 14K attendees
Post Magazine / Posted 21 hours ago
the Mars Rovers, made attendees rethink their place in the universe by reminding them that robotic explorations of the solar system (and beyond) symbolize all that humankind has the ability to accomplish. SIGGRAPH 2016 AWARD WINNERS: On July... Read more
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Daily Mail
SpaceX gets second Nasa contract to take astronauts to space stationNasa's only option since the end of the Shuttle programme. The Dragon 2 capsul
SpaceX gets second Nasa contract to take astronauts to space station
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
Nasa's only option since the end of the Shuttle programme. The Dragon 2 capsule is designed to land on any surface in the solar system, SpaceX says. It uses jets to land itself, the same system SpaceX is developing for its booster rockets. Once... Read more
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Business Wire
HEC-TINA/Off Grid Agreement AdjustedGREENEVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hydrogen Engine Center Inc., a Nevada corp
HEC-TINA/Off Grid Agreement Adjusted
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
GREENEVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hydrogen Engine Center Inc., a Nevada corporation, (OTC PK:HYEG) announced today it has received notification from Off Grid Sdn. Bhd. that the initial payment of $3 Million due on or before July 31, 2016, under... Read more
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Business Wire
National Geographic Channel, Imagine Entertainment and RadicalMedia Redefine Television Storytelling with MARS – an Unprecedented Global Event SeriesWASHINGTON & BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Of all the planets in our
National Geographic Channel, Imagine Entertainment and RadicalMedia Redefine Television Storytelling with MARS – an Unprecedented Global Event Series
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON & BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Of all the planets in our solar system, none has captured our collective imagination like Mars — a mysterious, indelible part of the zeitgeist. The quest to send humans to Mars has engaged the top... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Look to the sun to help energize school districtsFor decades now, many have scornfully viewed solar power as the Rodney Dangerfi
Look to the sun to help energize school districts
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
For decades now, many have scornfully viewed solar power as the Rodney Dangerfield of alternative-energy sources. It’s gotten little respect from the masses, many of whom have berated it as inefficient, impractical and insanely expensive. In recent... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Tempe considers tiny-home community, but will movement take off in Arizona?Tempe's Humble Homes would be 300 to 600 square feet with a community garden an
Tempe considers tiny-home community, but will movement take off in Arizona?
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
Tempe's Humble Homes would be 300 to 600 square feet with a community garden and center, up to 10 parking spaces and a bike locker. Tempe may create one of Arizona's first tiny-home communities, with as many as 11 houses on just two-thirds of an... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Dollar General distribution center worries neighborsPalumbo of C.T. Male Associates, representing Dollar General Corp., presented a
Dollar General distribution center worries neighbors
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
Palumbo of C.T. Male Associates, representing Dollar General Corp., presented a site plan to the board for the distribution center to be built off of Route 5S in the town of Florida, a short way from the existing Target Distribution Center. Palumbo... Read more
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The Columbian
Barnes knows her businessDriving by the Clark Public Utilities Operations Center in Orchards recently, I
Barnes knows her business
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Driving by the Clark Public Utilities Operations Center in Orchards recently, I saw rows of solar panels beside the parking lot and wondered what they were. I called Nancy Barnes, our Clark Public Utilities commissioner. She knew to what I was... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists create plasma-printed sensors to monitor astronaut health on long space tripstwo copper electrodes connected to a power supply. Credit: Universities Space R
Scientists create plasma-printed sensors to monitor astronaut health on long space trips
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
two copper electrodes connected to a power supply. Credit: Universities Space Research Association at NASA Ames Research Center Plans begin decades in advance for a tremendous effort such as the first manned mission to Mars. The details are as... Read more
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PhysOrg
The role of magnetic fields in star formationimage of the star forming region W43; the contours are for molecular gas densit
The role of magnetic fields in star formation
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
image of the star forming region W43; the contours are for molecular gas density. The subregion MM1 located just left of center in not conspicuous in the image but is the site of massive star formation and fragmentation. A new study has mapped... Read more
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EarthSky
Spectacular rocket reentry over US Westsay it was the reentry of a Chinese CZ-7 rocket body. The rocket had been launc
Spectacular rocket reentry over US West
EarthSky / Posted yesterday
say it was the reentry of a Chinese CZ-7 rocket body. The rocket had been launched from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, China on June 25, 2016 on a technology demonstration mission. The amazing reentry was seen near 9:38 pm PST and,... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Economic development required government supportcentury — nanotechnology, CNSE Albany; photonics, AIM Photonics, one of the Nat
Economic development required government support
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
century — nanotechnology, CNSE Albany; photonics, AIM Photonics, one of the National Network of Manufacturing Institutes; solar; biomedical; 3-D printing; and financial technology. In a hypercompetitive global contest, it is too simplistic to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsMonday, 6:30 p.m., Dickson City Ambulance Hall, 2 Eagle Lane, Dickson City. Vis
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Monday, 6:30 p.m., Dickson City Ambulance Hall, 2 Eagle Lane, Dickson City. Visit www.asg.org. Pittston Active Adult Center: free blood pressure screening, Tuesday, 11 a.m.; skin care seminar, Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.; coffee, weekdays, 8:30... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tesla Gigafactory's promise -- more and cheaper batteriesgoals for transportation and energy production. If shareholders approve Tesla'
Tesla Gigafactory's promise -- more and cheaper batteries
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
goals for transportation and energy production. If shareholders approve Tesla's proposed $2.8 billion acquisition of SolarCity later this year, the Gigafactory will be a foundation for an integrated power and transportation company. "I think... Read more
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The News & Observer
Dream carries researcher from Chapel Hill to space stationChapel Hill native launches 3-D solar research on SpaceX flight to ISS | News &
Dream carries researcher from Chapel Hill to space station
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
Chapel Hill native launches 3-D solar research on SpaceX flight to ISS | News & Observer July 20, 2016 10:43 AM Chapel Hill High alum leads Georgia Tech team creating next-generation solar... Read more
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Animation World Network
SIGGRAPH 2016 Wraps in Anaheim, CA!the Mars Rovers, made attendees rethink their place in the universe by remindin
SIGGRAPH 2016 Wraps in Anaheim, CA!
Animation World Network / Posted yesterday
the Mars Rovers, made attendees rethink their place in the universe by reminding them that robotic explorations of the solar system (and beyond) symbolize all that humankind has the ability to accomplish. Cox inspired thousands of attendees... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Tesla Gigafactory's promise -- more and cheaper batteriesgoals for transportation and energy production. If shareholders approve Tesla'
Tesla Gigafactory's promise -- more and cheaper batteries
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
goals for transportation and energy production. If shareholders approve Tesla's proposed $2.8 billion acquisition of SolarCity later this year, the Gigafactory will be a foundation for an integrated power and transportation company. "I think... Read more
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Garden City News
VILLAGE SPORTSCamp, all checks should be made payable directly to “Mad Science of Long Island
VILLAGE SPORTS
Garden City News / Posted yesterday
Camp, all checks should be made payable directly to “Mad Science of Long Island”. For all weeks: Where: St. Paul’s Senior Center Time: 9 am to 12 pm Fee: $210 MADE PAYABLE TO MAD SCIENCE OF LI June 27 - 30 Topic: Crazy Chemworks Entering Grades... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Students show off innovations at Great Falls Summer STEM Camp9th-graders, undaunted, surveyed local parks and designed ways – using 3D print
Students show off innovations at Great Falls Summer STEM Camp
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
9th-graders, undaunted, surveyed local parks and designed ways – using 3D printers – to improve them. One group figured solar-powered sprinklers were the way to beautify the area near the Great Falls National Historical Park. “With this, the... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News church installs charging stations for electric carsRussell DeYoung, environmental stewardship is a matter of both faith and scienc
Newport News church installs charging stations for electric cars
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Russell DeYoung, environmental stewardship is a matter of both faith and science. As a scientist at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, DeYoung takes air quality measurements of ozone in the atmosphere to study a changing climate. But as a... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Tesla Gigafactory's promise -- more and cheaper batteriesin Sparks, Nev. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press) If shareholders approve Te
Tesla Gigafactory's promise -- more and cheaper batteries
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
in Sparks, Nev. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press) If shareholders approve Tesla's proposed $2.8 billion acquisition of SolarCity later this year, the Gigafactory will be a foundation for an integrated power and transportation company. "I think... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Business Digest, July 29, 2016: Artisans Gallery celebrates 40 years SaturdayLinnaea Holgers, center, manager of Artisans Gallery, with artist Maggie Renner
Business Digest, July 29, 2016: Artisans Gallery celebrates 40 years Saturday
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Linnaea Holgers, center, manager of Artisans Gallery, with artist Maggie Renner Hellman, right, and staffer Melissa George. (Contributed file) SANTA CRUZ Artisans Gallery celebrates 40 years Saturday The shop, founded in 1976 as a cooperative,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tesla Gigafactory's promise -- more and cheaper batteriesgoals for transportation and energy production. If shareholders approve Tesla'
Tesla Gigafactory's promise -- more and cheaper batteries
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
goals for transportation and energy production. If shareholders approve Tesla's proposed $2.8 billion acquisition of SolarCity later this year, the Gigafactory will be a foundation for an integrated power and transportation company. "I think... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Student show off innovations at Great Falls Summer STEM Camp9th-graders, undaunted, surveyed local parks and designed ways – using 3D print
Student show off innovations at Great Falls Summer STEM Camp
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
9th-graders, undaunted, surveyed local parks and designed ways – using 3D printers – to improve them. One group figured solar-powered sprinklers were the way to beautify the area near the Great Falls National Historical Park. “With this, the... Read more
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Business Wire
SIGGRAPH 2016 Concludes with Strong Showing of Attendees and Exhibitors from Around the Worldfrom around the world. With the tagline "Render the Possibilities," SIGGRAPH 20
SIGGRAPH 2016 Concludes with Strong Showing of Attendees and Exhibitors from Around the World
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
from around the world. With the tagline "Render the Possibilities," SIGGRAPH 2016 was held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 24 - 28 July 2016. Taking over the Anaheim Convention Center, SIGGRAPH 2016 played host to over 14,000 attendees –... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Pacific Park’s 12th Annual PALpaloozafor kids to imprint their paint-dipped hands for a one-of-a-kind PALpalooza mur
Pacific Park’s 12th Annual PALpalooza
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
for kids to imprint their paint-dipped hands for a one-of-a-kind PALpalooza mural to be displayed at the PAL Youth Center. In addition, Santa Monica Police Department displayed an antique patrol car for kids to explore. Santa Monica PAL is... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
On the Trailand Senate party candidates on Aug. 11 at Berkshire Community College. The deb
On the Trail
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
and Senate party candidates on Aug. 11 at Berkshire Community College. The debates will be held at the Koussevitzky Arts Center on campus, beginning at 6 p.m. Facing off at 6 p.m. will be incumbent state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier, D-Pittsfield,... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Pacific Park’s 12th Annual PALpalooza provides a back-to-school treat for kids from throughout California Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) and California Police Activities League (CAL-PAfor kids to imprint their paint-dipped hands for a one-of-a-kind PALpalooza mur
Pacific Park’s 12th Annual PALpalooza provides a back-to-school treat for kids from throughout California Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) and California Police Activities League (CAL-PA
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
for kids to imprint their paint-dipped hands for a one-of-a-kind PALpalooza mural to be displayed at the PAL Youth Center. In addition, Santa Monica Police Department displayed an antique patrol car for kids to explore. Santa Monica PAL is... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Fact checking the speeches at the Democratic National Conventionall of fiscal year 2015. The reason that people are crossing the border is shi
Fact checking the speeches at the Democratic National Convention
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
all of fiscal year 2015. The reason that people are crossing the border is shifting, said Donald Kerwin, director of the Center for Migration Studies of New York. Fewer people are coming to seek work and more people are seeking refuge from... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Jupiter’s giant red storm makes its atmosphere hotter than molten lavacould not just be explained by heat from the sun, explains James O’Donoghue, a
Jupiter’s giant red storm makes its atmosphere hotter than molten lava
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
could not just be explained by heat from the sun, explains James O’Donoghue, a research scientist at Boston University’s Center for Space Physics. “We designed observations to map the heat distribution over the entire planet in search for any... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Scalding hot temperatures above the solar system's largest storm might solve a longstanding mystery about JupiterJupiter’s Great Red Spot is the largest storm in the solar system. Located in J
Scalding hot temperatures above the solar system's largest storm might solve a longstanding mystery about Jupiter
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is the largest storm in the solar system. Located in Jupiter's lower atmosphere, this storm living is so big that you could fit two or three Earths inside of it. And this “perpetual hurricane” has been raging for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Scalding hot temperatures above the solar system's largest storm might solve a longstanding mystery about JupiterJupiter’s Great Red Spot is the largest storm in the solar system. Located in J
Scalding hot temperatures above the solar system's largest storm might solve a longstanding mystery about Jupiter
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is the largest storm in the solar system. Located in Jupiter's lower atmosphere, this storm living is so big that you could fit two or three Earths inside of it. And this “perpetual hurricane” has been raging for... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Scalding hot temperatures above the solar system's largest storm might solve a longstanding mystery about JupiterJupiter’s Great Red Spot is the largest storm in the solar system. Located in J
Scalding hot temperatures above the solar system's largest storm might solve a longstanding mystery about Jupiter
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is the largest storm in the solar system. Located in Jupiter's lower atmosphere, this storm living is so big that you could fit two or three Earths inside of it. And this “perpetual hurricane” has been raging for... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
ASAP study identifies potential areas for economic development - Six months after a community-wide economic development survey was initiated in Grand County some of its key findings were presented and discussed by local officials last week. Accord...potential target areas were identified as having strong support in the Moab are
ASAP study identifies potential areas for economic development - Six months after a community-wide economic development survey was initiated in Grand County some of its key findings were presented and discussed by local officials last week. Accord...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 2 days ago
potential target areas were identified as having strong support in the Moab area, including specialized design services, solar cells, shuttle transit, nutrition bar manufacturing and unspecified professional, scientific and technical... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Jupiter’s giant red storm makes its atmosphere hotter than molten lavacould not just be explained by heat from the sun, explains James O’Donoghue, a
Jupiter’s giant red storm makes its atmosphere hotter than molten lava
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
could not just be explained by heat from the sun, explains James O’Donoghue, a research scientist at Boston University’s Center for Space Physics. “We designed observations to map the heat distribution over the entire planet in search for any... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Jupiter's giant, red hot storm heats the entire planetcould not just be explained by heat from the sun, explains James O'Donoghue, a
Jupiter's giant, red hot storm heats the entire planet
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
could not just be explained by heat from the sun, explains James O'Donoghue, a research scientist at Boston University's Center for Space Physics. "We designed observations to map the heat distribution over the entire planet in search for any... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
President Obama: Time to pass the baton to Clintonall of fiscal year 2015. The reason that people are crossing the border is shi
President Obama: Time to pass the baton to Clinton
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
all of fiscal year 2015. The reason that people are crossing the border is shifting, said Donald Kerwin, director of the Center for Migration Studies of New York. Fewer people are coming to seek work and more people are seeking refuge from... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Dem convention speeches Day 3: CNN’s Reality Check Team vets the claimsall of fiscal year 2015. The reason that people are crossing the border is shi
Dem convention speeches Day 3: CNN’s Reality Check Team vets the claims
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
all of fiscal year 2015. The reason that people are crossing the border is shifting, said Donald Kerwin, director of the Center for Migration Studies of New York. Fewer people are coming to seek work and more people are seeking refuge from... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Jupiter's giant, red hot storm heats the entire planetcould not just be explained by heat from the sun, explains James O'Donoghue, a
Jupiter's giant, red hot storm heats the entire planet
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
could not just be explained by heat from the sun, explains James O'Donoghue, a research scientist at Boston University's Center for Space Physics. "We designed observations to map the heat distribution over the entire planet in search for any... Read more
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Philly.com
Day 3 of the Democratic National ConventionFactCheck.org is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the Univers
Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
FactCheck.org is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We will be featuring their work as part of our convention coverage. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's next planet hunter will look closer to homestars to find planetary candidates that scientists will observe for years to co
NASA's next planet hunter will look closer to home
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
stars to find planetary candidates that scientists will observe for years to come. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center As the search for life on distant planets heats up, NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is bringing... Read more
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