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CBC.ca
The Tragically Hip's big show, Olympics wrap up in Rio and a deadly quake in Italy: The week in picturesthat is rocky like Earth and only slightly bigger has been discovered orbiting
The Tragically Hip's big show, Olympics wrap up in Rio and a deadly quake in Italy: The week in pictures
CBC.ca / Posted an hour ago
that is rocky like Earth and only slightly bigger has been discovered orbiting Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our solar system, scientists reported Wednesday. It is probably in the not-too-hot, not-too-cold Goldilocks Zone where liquid... Read more
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Orange County Register
In Orange County, farms sprouting in small spacesVons and Pavilions. “I see a lot more people interested in urban farms and ver
In Orange County, farms sprouting in small spaces
Orange County Register / Posted 6 hours ago
Vons and Pavilions. “I see a lot more people interested in urban farms and vertical farms because it puts food in the center with people,” said Valerie Loew, a Fullerton College horticulture faculty member. “We have local production, which can... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
5th-grader's letter to President Obamato you. She also wanted to share the speech she wrote when running for the 4th
5th-grader's letter to President Obama
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 11 hours ago
to you. She also wanted to share the speech she wrote when running for the 4th grade student senate last year about getting solar panels for her elementary school. She wrote her letter to you by hand, but I’m typing it for her. Thanks for reading,... Read more
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My Suburban Life
New Glenbard West science addition offers learning opportunitiessee the changes throughout the seasons and see the different species that inter
New Glenbard West science addition offers learning opportunities
My Suburban Life / Posted 11 hours ago
see the changes throughout the seasons and see the different species that interact with one another," Byrne said. Also, solar panels will be placed on another portion of the addition's roof, and students will be able to study a solar panel... Read more
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The Buffalo News
SolarCity construction nears completionConstruction is winding down at the sprawling SolarCity factory in South Buffal
SolarCity construction nears completion
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 hours ago
Construction is winding down at the sprawling SolarCity factory in South Buffalo, and here is the first look inside the building that will be the home to the biggest solar panel plant in the Western Hemisphere. The photos come courtesy of a state... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 26, 2016Such was this week. But there were plenty of other questions about: campus con
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 26, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
Such was this week. But there were plenty of other questions about: campus construction, the panels around the State Farm Center exterior, old-time Champaign squad cars, the UI solar farm and whether sheep might be employed there, Urbana school... Read more
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Philly.com
How Villanova scientists scoped out 'new' planet for waterby Guinan, Engle, and their colleagues is solid, said Ravi Kopparapu, an astrop
How Villanova scientists scoped out 'new' planet for water
Philly.com / Posted 18 hours ago
by Guinan, Engle, and their colleagues is solid, said Ravi Kopparapu, an astrophysicist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. "If I were in their place, I would do the same thing," Kopparapu said. Broadly, the analysis... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Defenseman Chris Bradley joins Solar Bears for first full seasonORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears, affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple L
Defenseman Chris Bradley joins Solar Bears for first full season
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 18 hours ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears, affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, have announced that the club has agreed to terms with rookie defenseman Chris Bradley for the 2016-17 season. Bradley, 23, joined the... Read more
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ExtremeTech
This Week In Space: Lost spacecraft found, Curiosity 360 camera, and a new neighbor orbiting Proxima Centaurihalf of the STEREO mission to monitor the sun, and it’s been lost since 2014 (S
This Week In Space: Lost spacecraft found, Curiosity 360 camera, and a new neighbor orbiting Proxima Centauri
ExtremeTech / Posted 18 hours ago
half of the STEREO mission to monitor the sun, and it’s been lost since 2014 (STEREO-A is still doing fine). Because of a “solar conjunction” with Earth, the probe went out of contact and ended up disappearing. But NASA didn’t give up the hunt, and... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
All he does is Winn, Winn, Winn: UNC men's soccer forward matured through successin his youth football league to make a field goal. His team won three straight
All he does is Winn, Winn, Winn: UNC men's soccer forward matured through success
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 20 hours ago
in his youth football league to make a field goal. His team won three straight league championships. He also patrolled center field for his father’s baseball team and scored more than his fair share of goals in the Garland Soccer... Read more
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Orange County Register
From potholes to policies, rebuilding trust in governmentGov. Gavin Newsom famously would respond to tweets about potholes. While mayor,
From potholes to policies, rebuilding trust in government
Orange County Register / Posted 20 hours ago
Gov. Gavin Newsom famously would respond to tweets about potholes. While mayor, Newsom brought the city’s 311 customer call center into the social media age with the first government integration with Twitter, and, in 2009, led efforts to establish... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Race-packed ballot for Tuesday’s primary electionthe ability to exempt businesses from additional property taxes if they install
Race-packed ballot for Tuesday’s primary election
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 21 hours ago
the ability to exempt businesses from additional property taxes if they install "renewal energy devices" such as solar panels. It also would exempt such improvements from the annual state tax on assets. As stated in our earlier... Read more
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The Columbian
SunModo HQ construction continues in Orchardsnew headquarters project in Orchards by December. The Vancouver-based business
SunModo HQ construction continues in Orchards
The Columbian / Posted 22 hours ago
new headquarters project in Orchards by December. The Vancouver-based business makes roof and ground mounting racks for solar panel systems. Its name means “the way of the sun.” And the new headquarters means that SunModo will be able to be... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
2016 local municipal filing statements |passion to make a difference, to listen and to work with the citizens of this c
2016 local municipal filing statements |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 22 hours ago
passion to make a difference, to listen and to work with the citizens of this community to facilitate change. Our city is centered around our amazing lakes. I know how essential our water is. I am currently enrolled in the St. Croix Master... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
District construction plan continues apace |Martini said. “We will also see the completion of the parking lot addition by t
District construction plan continues apace |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Martini said. “We will also see the completion of the parking lot addition by the fabric structure portion of the sports center.” Initially, the district wanted to install solar panels on the ground by the sports center as part of the ongoing... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
What's happening on Shelter Islanddetails, call the church office between 1 and 4 p.m. weekdays at (631) 749-1097
What's happening on Shelter Island
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 22 hours ago
details, call the church office between 1 and 4 p.m. weekdays at (631) 749-1097.IT’S COUNTRY FAIR TIME! Head over to the Center firehouse grounds on Saturday, August 27 for the 36th annual Fire Department Country Fair. Between noon and 4 p.m.... Read more
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DW
Boris Palmer: the odd Green out |alone think of, such a proposal. "Typical Palmer nonsense," said Simone Peter,
Boris Palmer: the odd Green out |
DW / Posted 23 hours ago
alone think of, such a proposal. "Typical Palmer nonsense," said Simone Peter, co-chair of the Greens. Niels Annen of the center-left SPD called Palmer the "Greens' Donald Trump." The party's other co-chair, Cem Özdemir, even suggested that Palmer... Read more
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Slate
Our Energy Grid Is Amazingly Vulnerable and Climate Change Is the Causeor even the most dramatic example of the perils of power outages in extreme wea
Our Energy Grid Is Amazingly Vulnerable and Climate Change Is the Cause
Slate / Posted 23 hours ago
or even the most dramatic example of the perils of power outages in extreme weather. Recall the chaos at Memorial Medical Center, where floodwaters marooned dozens of elderly patients on sweat-soaked bedsheets, without electricity or running... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
In Bangor, a ‘green pocket neighborhood’ adapts new ideas to traditional settingand filled with rockwool and cellulose. The windows are triple-glazed and seal
In Bangor, a ‘green pocket neighborhood’ adapts new ideas to traditional setting
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
and filled with rockwool and cellulose. The windows are triple-glazed and seal as tightly as a refrigerator door. Banks of solar cells cover the south-facing slopes of the roofs. The landscaping trends toward edible permaculture, boasting raised... Read more
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PhysOrg
Spitzer Space Telescope begins 'Beyond' phasemission will explore a wide range of topics in astronomy and cosmology, as well
Spitzer Space Telescope begins 'Beyond' phase
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
mission will explore a wide range of topics in astronomy and cosmology, as well as planetary bodies in and out of our solar system. Because of Spitzer's orbit and age, the Beyond phase presents a variety of new engineering challenges. Spitzer... Read more
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Orange County Register
The helpers try to reach homeless in O.C.'s 'Skid River' but victories, frustration side by sidea similar mindset. Houchen abused drugs during his seven-year odyssey of being
The helpers try to reach homeless in O.C.'s 'Skid River' but victories, frustration side by side
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
a similar mindset. Houchen abused drugs during his seven-year odyssey of being homeless, much of it in Santa Ana’s Civic Center. Weary of the toll the drugs were taking on his life and his spirit, Houchen said he got clean in late 2013. Two years... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
School races highlight Tuesday primaryby a pair of candidates who have tussled before. In District 5, spanning the b
School races highlight Tuesday primary
The Apalachicola Times / Posted yesterday
by a pair of candidates who have tussled before. In District 5, spanning the broad middle of the county, the rural center between Eastpoint and Carrabelle, including the sprawling campus that is the Franklin County School. Former school... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Making Health Services Available to the Most Remote Communities in Kenema and Kailahunand health personnel, while ENFO will take care of rehabilitation, renovation a
Making Health Services Available to the Most Remote Communities in Kenema and Kailahun
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and health personnel, while ENFO will take care of rehabilitation, renovation and installation of WASH facilities and solar power in all 20 health centers." According to the District Medical Officer (DMO) in Kenema, Dr. Mohamed Vandi, the... Read more
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Business Wire
The Nature of It All: Toyota Donates $1 Million to Help Fund New Yellowstone Youth Campussaid Toyota Motor North America Environmental General Manager Kevin Butt. “We h
The Nature of It All: Toyota Donates $1 Million to Help Fund New Yellowstone Youth Campus
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
said Toyota Motor North America Environmental General Manager Kevin Butt. “We hope this environmental learning center will inspire and empower future leaders in building a more culturally aware, ecologically responsible and regenerative... Read more
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Business Wire
Corona Celebrates 135 Years Improving the Lives of Consumers Around the Worldin more than 50 markets around the world, including the United States. Corona´
Corona Celebrates 135 Years Improving the Lives of Consumers Around the World
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
in more than 50 markets around the world, including the United States. Corona´s more than 15,000 employees are at the center of the company´s 29 manufacturing facilities across the United States, Mexico, Central America, Colombia and Brazil.... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA Working to Create Digital Map of Faulkner’s Literary WorldCharlottesville Parking Center to Host Information SessionCharlottesville Parki
UVA Working to Create Digital Map of Faulkner’s Literary World
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
Charlottesville Parking Center to Host Information SessionCharlottesville Parking Center to Host Information Session Amid parking controversy downtown, the Charlottesville Parking Center is hosting an information session on September 1. Amid... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs home first in state to receive low-income solar installationA Colorado Springs home is the first in the state to receive low-income solar i
Colorado Springs home first in state to receive low-income solar installation
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
A Colorado Springs home is the first in the state to receive low-income solar installation. The Colorado Energy Office, Energy Resource Center and Colorado Springs Utilities are completing the installation of a 2kW rooftop solar array as part of the... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Four questions for Leominster principals | August 26, 2016block where each teacher has 12-15 students to get to know (see below). We have
Four questions for Leominster principals | August 26, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted yesterday
block where each teacher has 12-15 students to get to know (see below). We have also opened a new Academic Learning Center led by regular and special educators. We have almost 200 students each report card period who need immediate support... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Joy Of Naming Things in No Man's Skyequally delighted and befuddled fans since its release earlier this month. Prom
The Joy Of Naming Things in No Man's Sky
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
equally delighted and befuddled fans since its release earlier this month. Promising an essentially infinite universe of solar systems for players to explore, it presents the player with so many options that gameplay can almost feel aimless, or... Read more
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PhysOrg
35 years on, Voyager's legacy continues at Saturnhas followed up on many of Voyager's discoveries, and has deepened our understa
35 years on, Voyager's legacy continues at Saturn
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
has followed up on many of Voyager's discoveries, and has deepened our understanding of what some might call a "mini solar system." "Saturn, like all of the planets the Voyagers visited, was full of exciting discoveries and surprises," said... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Plans building for 2017 solar eclipseAbout a year from now, a total solar eclipse will pass right smack dab over Cal
Plans building for 2017 solar eclipse
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
About a year from now, a total solar eclipse will pass right smack dab over Callaway County. Rather than panicking as our fur-wearing ancestors may have done, business, government and tourism officials are looking at the two minutes and 37 seconds... Read more
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CBC.ca
What worlds are out there? A field guide to exoplanetsare similar to our own home planet. Here's a sample of the wondrous variety of
What worlds are out there? A field guide to exoplanets
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
are similar to our own home planet. Here's a sample of the wondrous variety of planets that have been found outside our solar system. Super-Earth Super-Earths are planets that are larger than the Earth but smaller than Neptune. While there... Read more
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Boston Globe
Another Earth might be near, a mere 25 trillion miles awayus. Astronomers announced Wednesday that they had detected a planet orbiting P
Another Earth might be near, a mere 25 trillion miles away
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
us. Astronomers announced Wednesday that they had detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest neighbor to our solar system. Intriguingly, the planet is in the star’s “Goldilocks zone,” where it may not be too hot nor too cold. That... Read more
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PR.com
SolarCraft Completes Solar Panel Install at Marin Tennis Club - San Rafael Tennis Club Goes Solar and Saves Money Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft recently completed the installation of a 5
SolarCraft Completes Solar Panel Install at Marin Tennis Club - San Rafael Tennis Club Goes Solar and Saves Money
PR.com / Posted 2 days ago
Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft recently completed the installation of a 50.7 kW DC solar panel installation at the Marin Tennis... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Carbon footprinthas yet to take a comprehensive look at energy efficiency in the buildings it o
Carbon footprint
Missoula Independent / Posted 2 days ago
has yet to take a comprehensive look at energy efficiency in the buildings it owns. Then there's the prospect of installing solar panels atop city buildings (currently being studied), converting the 600-vehicle fleet to cleaner fuel sources and... Read more
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The Register
Mars to get Chinese delivery. Estimated time of arrival: 2020mission to the Red Planet will see the rover launched on a Long March-5 carrier
Mars to get Chinese delivery. Estimated time of arrival: 2020
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
mission to the Red Planet will see the rover launched on a Long March-5 carrier rocket from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in China's Hainan province. It is scheduled to land in July or August of 2020. The probe will send a lander dirtside... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 25its sister craft Voyager 2, remains on its extended mission today, tasked with
August 25
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
its sister craft Voyager 2, remains on its extended mission today, tasked with locating and studying the boundaries of the Solar System. 2009: R&B singer Chris Brown is sentenced to five years probation and six months community service as part of... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 25its sister craft Voyager 2, remains on its extended mission today, tasked with
August 25
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
its sister craft Voyager 2, remains on its extended mission today, tasked with locating and studying the boundaries of the Solar System. 2009: R&B singer Chris Brown is sentenced to five years probation and six months community service as part of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 25its sister craft Voyager 2, remains on its extended mission today, tasked with
August 25
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
its sister craft Voyager 2, remains on its extended mission today, tasked with locating and studying the boundaries of the Solar System. 2009: R&B singer Chris Brown is sentenced to five years probation and six months community service as part of... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Fall preview: Bay Area art museumsthem back, with even more exhibition space than before. The benefits of that ex
Fall preview: Bay Area art museums
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
them back, with even more exhibition space than before. The benefits of that expansion are exemplified by the new Pritzker Center for Photography, which accommodates at least two shows this season. Anthony Hernandez offers a wide-ranging survey of... Read more
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Boston Herald
Earth’s twin beckons: Scientists say planet proves it’s a ‘Star Trek’ universeNow that astronomers have found an Earth-like planet orbiting the nearest star
Earth’s twin beckons: Scientists say planet proves it’s a ‘Star Trek’ universe
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Now that astronomers have found an Earth-like planet orbiting the nearest star to our solar system, the next step is to figure out how to get there. “This is the place to visit,” said Jonathan McDowell at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Another Earth might be near, a mere 25 trillion miles awayus. Astronomers announced Wednesday that they had detected a planet orbiting P
Another Earth might be near, a mere 25 trillion miles away
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
us. Astronomers announced Wednesday that they had detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest neighbor to our solar system. Intriguingly, the planet is in the star’s “Goldilocks zone,” where it may not be too hot nor too cold. That... Read more
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Mashable
An open letter to the Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientistsorganisations (including NASA, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ
An open letter to the Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientists
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
organisations (including NASA, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the US National Snow & Ice Data Center, the UK Met Office Hadley Centre, the Tyndall Centre, the Potsdam Institute; the science academics of dozens of... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |Recreation and Parks at Anderson Park. Randy Young In this Sunday, Aug. 21, 20
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Recreation and Parks at Anderson Park. Randy Young In this Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 photo, a worker performs maintenance on solar panels at a photovoltaic power station in Songxi county in southeastern China's Fujian province. A U.N.-backed report... Read more
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News.com.au
China has its sights set of Marsartist's rendering provided to China's Xinhua News Agency on Tuesday, Aug. 23,
China has its sights set of Mars
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
artist's rendering provided to China's Xinhua News Agency on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 by the lunar probe and space project center of Chinese State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, shows a concept design for a... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Barefoot Bucha Holding Contest to Rename ProductCharlottesville Workforce Center Holds Job FairCharlottesville Workforce Center
Barefoot Bucha Holding Contest to Rename Product
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 days ago
Charlottesville Workforce Center Holds Job FairCharlottesville Workforce Center Holds Job Fair The Charlottesville Workforce Center is helping people find work in solar power. Dominion Virginia Power is working with Amec Foster Wheeler to hire about... Read more
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Daily Record
Earth-like planet found orbiting a neighbouring star - and it could harbour LIFEA rocky planet that may harbour life has been discovered in another solar syste
Earth-like planet found orbiting a neighbouring star - and it could harbour LIFE
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
A rocky planet that may harbour life has been discovered in another solar system just four light years from Earth - close enough to be reached by future space missions. In terms of astronomical distance, the planet known as Proxima b is right next... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Teachers stay busy during 'vacation' with training, conferences and classesconcept was the launch of the new version of the ‘Echo’ system that we use,” sa
Teachers stay busy during 'vacation' with training, conferences and classes
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
concept was the launch of the new version of the ‘Echo’ system that we use,” said Collier. The Echo system is an online center where teachers, students and parents can see course outlines, schedules, assignments, projects, resources and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Apple becomes a green energy supplierpredictability in terms of your operating costs can be very important," said Ga
Apple becomes a green energy supplier
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
predictability in terms of your operating costs can be very important," said Gary Demasi, director of operations for data center energy and location strategy at Google, which has been a leading investor in and user of clean energy. "Renewable... Read more
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PhysOrg
Can one cosmic enigma help solve another? Astrophysicists argue fast radio bursts could provide clues to dark matteraboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. To make this unprecedented image of the c
Can one cosmic enigma help solve another? Astrophysicists argue fast radio bursts could provide clues to dark matter
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. To make this unprecedented image of the cosmos, Hubble peered straight through the center of one of the most massive galaxy clusters known, called Abell 1689. The gravity of the cluster's trillion stars —... Read more
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