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The Record-Journal
Taxes, development at issue in Southington electioncommissions since 2009. Party officials say residents support the current gover
Taxes, development at issue in Southington election
The Record-Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
commissions since 2009. Party officials say residents support the current government’s efforts to complete road and public building projects such as the new senior center while keeping tax increases to a minimum. Democrats say Republicans won’t... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine’s solar capacity growing, but lagging behind rest of regionORONO, Maine — Maine’s solar energy capacity showed strong growth in 2014, but
Maine’s solar capacity growing, but lagging behind rest of region
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
ORONO, Maine — Maine’s solar energy capacity showed strong growth in 2014, but it still lags well behind other New England states, according to a report released Thursday. Environment Maine Research and Policy Center released “Lighting the way: The... Read more
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The Davison Index
Planting the seedsthis past season, working hard to keep the lot looking good and providing a lot
Planting the seeds
The Davison Index / Posted 23 hours ago
this past season, working hard to keep the lot looking good and providing a lot of donations to Outreach East. “We’re building a core group,” said Theolet. “We’re talking about raised beds for first-timers and we continue to make... Read more
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TribLIVE
CCAC solar panels to power up after decade of delayAn Ohio power company ordered to pay $400,000 to install solar panels no longer
CCAC solar panels to power up after decade of delay
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
An Ohio power company ordered to pay $400,000 to install solar panels no longer exists. Neither does the solar panel company, the mounting brackets nor other equipment the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency originally required the project to... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
An interactive look at future Staten Island developmentsresidential units and parking. The second phase — expected to begin in fall 201
An interactive look at future Staten Island developments
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
residential units and parking. The second phase — expected to begin in fall 2016 — will make use of a number of historic buildings on site. National Lighthouse Museum The National Lighthouse Museum, which last year secured an 18-month lease of... Read more
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Duke University
Team Building the ‘Tech’ WayDurham, NC - Team building activities are a valuable way to strengthen work gro
Team Building the ‘Tech’ Way
Duke University / Posted yesterday
Durham, NC - Team building activities are a valuable way to strengthen work groups, and Duke staff and faculty don’t need to look far for ideas. Consider taking a campus “tech” tour with your team. “Team building gives the group a common language... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Disasters That Keep the Experts Up at Nightwho have survived one. Huge hurricanes could all but wash major cities away. Ea
The Disasters That Keep the Experts Up at Night
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
who have survived one. Huge hurricanes could all but wash major cities away. Earthquakes on the West Coast and even in the center of the country could knock out power for months, make running water a distant memory, and deprive residents of the... Read more
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Auto Spies
#IAA: OFFICIAL — The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Is FULLY Revealed + We Have ALL The Details HERE!S-Class sets the pace on the global market when it comes to safety, efficiency
#IAA: OFFICIAL — The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Is FULLY Revealed + We Have ALL The Details HERE!
Auto Spies / Posted yesterday
S-Class sets the pace on the global market when it comes to safety, efficiency and comfort." Mercedes-Benz lays claim to building the world's most comfortable convertible. When it comes to climate comfort, the enhanced automatic wind protection... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Meriden Housing Authority denied $6.5 million grant for Yale Acres redevelopmentefficient units, providing significant reductions in the cost of heating fuel a
Meriden Housing Authority denied $6.5 million grant for Yale Acres redevelopment
The Record-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
efficient units, providing significant reductions in the cost of heating fuel and electricity. A four-unit energy efficient building has already been built as part of the project. There are also plans for a 25,000-square-foot community center within... Read more
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CIO
CIOs boost their careers doing double dutycorporate services, the internal audit group, the global insurance group and a
CIOs boost their careers doing double duty
CIO / Posted 3 days ago
corporate services, the internal audit group, the global insurance group and a new energy business that includes a rooftop solar company. “A lot of what’s been moved under me is stuff where you need strong relationships rather than command and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lesbian-only 'intentional community' outlasts othersfriends at various rural communes. "I thought they were crazy," she said. In
Lesbian-only 'intentional community' outlasts others
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
friends at various rural communes. "I thought they were crazy," she said. In communes, residents all live in the same building, eat together, and share finances and household chores. In intentional communities, residents live in separate... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lesbian-only intentional community outlasts othersfriends at various rural communes. "I thought they were crazy," she said. In
Lesbian-only intentional community outlasts others
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
friends at various rural communes. "I thought they were crazy," she said. In communes, residents all live in the same building, eat together, and share finances and household chores. In intentional communities, residents live in separate... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Officials stress value of emergency strategiesto help families better prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, sch
Officials stress value of emergency strategies
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
to help families better prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities. Since then, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, and other government agencies... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Worcester candidate: Mayor Joe Petty says Worcester is on the riseCommon one recent afternoon and described how the city has been transformed dur
Worcester candidate: Mayor Joe Petty says Worcester is on the rise
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Common one recent afternoon and described how the city has been transformed during his four years as mayor. "We're rebuilding the city," he said. "We're pushing the city forward." He gestured toward the construction underway on the ambitious... Read more
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Denver Post
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sunAt the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the Hig
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sun
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
At the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research didn't come until about 4,599,999,925 years later. Its anniversary being celebrated Monday through... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sunAt the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the Hig
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sun
Colorado Daily / Posted 4 days ago
At the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research didn't come until about 4,599,999,925 years later. Its anniversary being celebrated Monday through... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sunAt the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the Hig
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sun
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
At the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research didn't come until about 4,599,999,925 years later. Its anniversary being celebrated Monday through... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Solar advocates see bright opportunity in northern MaineAroostook County, a region with people of modest incomes and long, cold winters
Solar advocates see bright opportunity in northern Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Aroostook County, a region with people of modest incomes and long, cold winters, seems neither rich nor warm enough for solar energy. But northern Maine may be one of the best places on the East Coast to turn sunlight into electricity, and it can be... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper BeltNasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into ic
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Nasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt around our solar system after historic Pluto mission Will head to a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 2014 MU69 that orbits nearly a billion miles... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount Telegramdue to scheduling conflicts. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on the third floo
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
due to scheduling conflicts. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on the third floor of the Claude Mayo Jr. Administration Building at 120 West Washington St. in downtown Nashville. The board tabled Elm City’s request in May and held a public... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Transition carries communityemployment.”Methvin urged the community’s financial and social media support fo
Transition carries community
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
employment.”Methvin urged the community’s financial and social media support for the Crowder/Drury College entry in the Solar Decathlon that will depart for competition in California within a month. “I think we are going to do very well,” she... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolermy street address still. So, when mail is sent to my street address, rather tha
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
my street address still. So, when mail is sent to my street address, rather than doing forwarding at the local distribution center, so there would be at most a day’s delay, they send it down to the regional center in Masschusetts, and then back up... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Apple season in full swing at Sholan Farmstool,” as they like to point out all the improvements they have accomplished ov
Apple season in full swing at Sholan Farms
Leominster Champion / Posted 7 days ago
tool,” as they like to point out all the improvements they have accomplished over the years, including the addition of solar panel installations on the property, in the hopes of getting new volunteers interested in helping. An interesting... Read more
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Daily Mail
It's the Star-tue of Liberty: New York landmark spotted in nebulawith telescope camera which took 28 30-minute exposures Does all his photograp
It's the Star-tue of Liberty: New York landmark spotted in nebula
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
with telescope camera which took 28 30-minute exposures Does all his photography from the back yard - 15km from the city center Stargazers in Australia captured this stunning image of what appears to be the Statue of Liberty in a cosmic... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Cultural claims at the core of telescope lawsuitOpponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope sit in prayer outside the Mauna Kea vis
Cultural claims at the core of telescope lawsuit
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope sit in prayer outside the Mauna Kea visitor center. Long before dozens of people were arrested while protesting against building a giant telescope atop Hawaii’s Mauna Kea, there were environmental studies,... Read more
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Salon.com
The crumbling of Big Coal: Appalachia reels as an industry meets its demisenitrate and fuel oil — the same chemical combination that Timothy McVeigh used
The crumbling of Big Coal: Appalachia reels as an industry meets its demise
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
nitrate and fuel oil — the same chemical combination that Timothy McVeigh used to detonate the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995. He knows that the process fills the air with toxic coal dust, benzene, and carbon... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015funds for] education." The festival — eight hours of music, food, performances
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 8 days ago
funds for] education." The festival — eight hours of music, food, performances and games — is held every year at the Jones Center in Springdale with the help of volunteers. All proceeds go to the scholarship fund. Since 2000, HWOA has awarded 314... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Stantec Sweeps 2015 Caudill Class with Three Project WinnersRichard J. Lee Elementary School, Robert R. Shaw Center for STEAM, and Lytle El
Stantec Sweeps 2015 Caudill Class with Three Project Winners
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 8 days ago
Richard J. Lee Elementary School, Robert R. Shaw Center for STEAM, and Lytle Elementary School make up Caudill Class of 2015; Four additional projects receive Stars of Distinction Stantec continues its legacy of award-winning education projects with... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Local 10's 2015 Hurricane House CallIN 2005. OVER A THOUSAND HAVE ATTRIBUTED TO STORM SURGE. THAT'S WHY THIS YEAR,
Local 10's 2015 Hurricane House Call
Local 10 Miami / Posted 8 days ago
IN 2005. OVER A THOUSAND HAVE ATTRIBUTED TO STORM SURGE. THAT'S WHY THIS YEAR, THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER, WILL BE ISSUING STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS, THAT REVOLVE OR COME FAMILIAR. LOOK AT THE VULNERABLITY. AND IN YOUR --... Read more
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DNA Info
Here's the Apartment of the Future: It's Efficient and Affordableis one of 20 model homes built by student teams worldwide that will compete in
Here's the Apartment of the Future: It's Efficient and Affordable
DNA Info / Posted 8 days ago
is one of 20 model homes built by student teams worldwide that will compete in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2015 Solar Decathlon, abiannual event held in California in October. Before the home is taken apart and loaded onto six tractor... Read more
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PhysOrg
CubeSat to create a map of water ice on the moonNASA understand how much water might be available and will help inform NASA's s
CubeSat to create a map of water ice on the moon
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
NASA understand how much water might be available and will help inform NASA's strategy for sending humans farther into the solar system. The ability to search for useful assets, such as hydrogen, can potentially enable astronauts to manufacture... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
New Orleans launches resilience roadmap to tackle climate and social challengeswhich could be vital in keeping essential services running in the event of anot
New Orleans launches resilience roadmap to tackle climate and social challenges
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
which could be vital in keeping essential services running in the event of another hurricane. Another suggestion is to put solar panels on New Orleans’ city hall. “If you’re going to live in a coastal city, you have to speed up your ability to... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
King Coal, Dethroned, and Its Aftermathsycamores, and basswood, a few poured-concrete foundations, and a crumbling sin
King Coal, Dethroned, and Its Aftermath
Naked Capitalism / Posted 8 days ago
sycamores, and basswood, a few poured-concrete foundations, and a crumbling single-story brick wall. The town’s last building is said to have burned down toward the end of the 1970s. The former town is still, however, home to an active strip... Read more
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Crosscut
After the iftar: How an immigrant community's worst fears came trueevents would prove, sometimes dangerous adjustments. They’ve established one be
After the iftar: How an immigrant community's worst fears came true
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
events would prove, sometimes dangerous adjustments. They’ve established one beachhead in a low-slung, nondescript building on a side street in Rainier Beach: the Oromo Cultural Center and mosque. The center doesn’t seem to get a lot of... Read more
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Digi Times
Focusing on four innovative applications, Merck unveils future display technologies at 2015 Touch TaiwanLC Window applications. By effectively simplifying the system, architects and c
Focusing on four innovative applications, Merck unveils future display technologies at 2015 Touch Taiwan
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
LC Window applications. By effectively simplifying the system, architects and construction companies of green buildings can now have higher degree of design flexibility. LC Window provides a means of controlling the passage of light... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Townsend sets date for special electionof the facilities department followed. The spring Town Meeting approved putting
Townsend sets date for special election
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
of the facilities department followed. The spring Town Meeting approved putting the responsibility for several town buildings under the department. The board has met several times to discuss the responsibilities and pay for the facilities... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA finds vegetation essential for limiting city warming effectsto raise the temperature of big cities by 1 to 3°C (1.8 to 5.4°F), a rise that
NASA finds vegetation essential for limiting city warming effects
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
to raise the temperature of big cities by 1 to 3°C (1.8 to 5.4°F), a rise that is due to the presence of asphalt, concrete, buildings, and other so-called impervious surfaces disrupting the natural cooling effect provided by vegetation. According to... Read more
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Crosscut
Somalis in Seattle unite, salute their top cop and politicianday-long fast during the holy month of Ramadan. Because it follows the Muslim l
Somalis in Seattle unite, salute their top cop and politician
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
day-long fast during the holy month of Ramadan. Because it follows the Muslim lunar calendar, Ramadan migrates across the solar calendar. When it falls on the longest days of the year, as it did this June and July, fasting becomes a more serious... Read more
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PhysOrg
Quantum dot solar windows go non-toxic, colorless, with record efficiencyThe luminescent solar concentrator could turn any window into a daytime power s
Quantum dot solar windows go non-toxic, colorless, with record efficiency
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
The luminescent solar concentrator could turn any window into a daytime power source. A luminescent solar concentrator is an emerging sunlight harvesting technology that has the potential to disrupt the way we think about energy; It could turn any... Read more
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The Chronicle
Birds fly free at Duke: CIEMAS adds patterned filmbird safety on campus by applying a patterned film—also called frit—to CIEMAS’
Birds fly free at Duke: CIEMAS adds patterned film
The Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
bird safety on campus by applying a patterned film—also called frit—to CIEMAS’ windows, so that birds know to avoid the building. “We had a ton of data on our side as well as student support with students saying it was a problem, and they... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Mission Produce producing avocados in old Oxnard postal facilityHARVEY/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Workers sort avocados at the new Mission Produce fac
Mission Produce producing avocados in old Oxnard postal facility
Ventura County Star / Posted 10 days ago
HARVEY/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Workers sort avocados at the new Mission Produce facility in Oxnard. The 230,000-square-foot building used to house a mail distribution center. Troy Harvey/Special to the Star TROY HARVEY/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Avocados... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cameras delivered for OSIRIS-REx mission as launch prep continuesmajor step in preparing for our mission," said Mike Donnelly, OSIRIS-REx projec
Cameras delivered for OSIRIS-REx mission as launch prep continues
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
major step in preparing for our mission," said Mike Donnelly, OSIRIS-REx project manager at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. "With the delivery of the camera suite to the spacecraft contractor, we will have our full... Read more
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PhysOrg
MOSES-2 sounding rocket to investigate coronal heatingwhich will launch from White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico August 25, is ca
MOSES-2 sounding rocket to investigate coronal heating
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
which will launch from White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico August 25, is carrying an instrument called the Multi-Order Solar EUV Spectrograph, or MOSES-2. This instrument will be used to take images of the sun in extreme ultraviolet light on... Read more
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The Register
Ten extreme data centres. OK...nineand in some cases the edge of the world. 1. The Arctic Circle data centre Con
Ten extreme data centres. OK...nine
The Register / Posted 10 days ago
and in some cases the edge of the world. 1. The Arctic Circle data centre Construction of Facebook's Luleå data center, 2012 Gunnar Svedenbäck) If you ‘Like’ anything on Facebook then chances are it’s saved in Facebook’s data centre in... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Is Duke working with old playbook?is a growing number of experts who believe fracking will be financially unfeasi
Is Duke working with old playbook?
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 days ago
is a growing number of experts who believe fracking will be financially unfeasible in five years or fewer. Should Duke be building 45 miles of transmission lines and a new power plant just so shareholders can get a short-term financial gain? What... Read more
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CIO
NASA touts real technologies highlighted in imminent 'The Martian' flickunder development. NASA said the book and the movie, “The Martian,” merges fic
NASA touts real technologies highlighted in imminent 'The Martian' flick
CIO / Posted 11 days ago
under development. NASA said the book and the movie, “The Martian,” merges fictional and factual chronicles about Mars, building upon the work NASA and others have done exploring Mars and moving it into a future where NASA astronauts are... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Bishop O'Dowd embraces, teaches all things greenand respect and learning from nature. Over the summer, the school took more st
Bishop O'Dowd embraces, teaches all things green
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
and respect and learning from nature. Over the summer, the school took more steps toward those goals by installing 198 solar panels that produce power and direct it to the main classroom building. The panels produce enough shade so that the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
NASA Begins To Build Satellite Mission To Improve Hurricane Forecastingsatellites passing over the same region approximately every 12 minutes. The Sou
NASA Begins To Build Satellite Mission To Improve Hurricane Forecasting
The Aero-News Network / Posted 11 days ago
satellites passing over the same region approximately every 12 minutes. The Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio is building and testing the CYGNSS microsatellites and will host the mission operations center at its Boulder, Colorado... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kings’ custom-built new home quickly taking shapeblink three times. But nothing changes. Even on a day with blinding, blistering
Kings’ custom-built new home quickly taking shape
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
blink three times. But nothing changes. Even on a day with blinding, blistering heat, the body of work – this Golden 1 Center sports and entertainment complex that encompasses four city blocks and remains in its skeletal stages – is not a... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder scientists key to mission targeting improved hurricane forecastingof the importance of improved tropical storm forecasting. The Southwest Resear
Boulder scientists key to mission targeting improved hurricane forecasting
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 12 days ago
of the importance of improved tropical storm forecasting. The Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas, is building and testing NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System microsatellites, and will host the mission operations... Read more
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