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Times of Malta
History made as solar plane ends first ever round-the-world tripoff on an epic 25,000-mile journey that began more than a year ago. Since its
History made as solar plane ends first ever round-the-world trip
Times of Malta / Posted 24 minutes ago
off on an epic 25,000-mile journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take-off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Solar flight completes first round-the-world journey The Solar Impulse 2 lands in Abu Dhabi (AP)Solar Impulse 2 pilots Bertrand Pi
Solar flight completes first round-the-world journey
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
The Solar Impulse 2 lands in Abu Dhabi (AP)Solar Impulse 2 pilots Bertrand Piccard, left, and Andre Borschberg celebrate after landing in Abu Dhabi (AP) The world's first round-the-world flight... Read more
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Sky News Australia
World's first solar plane completes flighttook off on an epic 40,000-kilometre journey more than a year ago. Since its M
World's first solar plane completes flight
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 hours ago
took off on an epic 40,000-kilometre journey more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel. The aim was to demonstrate that using the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Solar plane completes historic flighttook off on an epic 40,000-kilometre journey more than a year ago. Since its M
Solar plane completes historic flight
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 hours ago
took off on an epic 40,000-kilometre journey more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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The Washington Times
Democrats strike ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy from platformto the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The change comes with environme
Democrats strike ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy from platform
The Washington Times / Posted 7 hours ago
to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The change comes with environmentalists increasingly flexing their muscles within the Democratic coalition, evidenced by San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer’s status as the party’s top... Read more
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The Space Review
Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 2The 1990s opened a new era to both spaceflight and cislunar fiction.)by Ken Mur
Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 2
The Space Review / Posted 8 hours ago
The 1990s opened a new era to both spaceflight and cislunar fiction.)by Ken Murphy The movement of the Baby Boomer generation into positions of power that began in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Solar industry’s market not so sunnyto be placed on the list of Eskom-certified installers and suppliers, companies
Solar industry’s market not so sunny
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
to be placed on the list of Eskom-certified installers and suppliers, companies were required to be registered with the Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa (Sessa), which acted as the solar industry watchdog. Then, it was stopped... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
A plan for Arizona to sell solar energy to California is not as simple as it lookspast mountains and over rivers and then flew near a patch of land along Interst
A plan for Arizona to sell solar energy to California is not as simple as it looks
The Arizona Republic / Posted 13 hours ago
past mountains and over rivers and then flew near a patch of land along Interstate 10 that didn't look like much from just beneath the clouds. But to California ISO, an organization that oversees much of the state's electricity, that area is... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss solar plane ends round-the-world tourCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Swiss solar plane ends round-the-world tour
Swissinfo / Posted 16 hours ago
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PhysOrg
It'll take more than tech for Elon Musk to pull off audacious new Tesla master planTesla Model S Elon Musk – CEO of Tesla Motors – has just revealed the second pa
It'll take more than tech for Elon Musk to pull off audacious new Tesla master plan
PhysOrg / Posted 16 hours ago
Tesla Model S Elon Musk – CEO of Tesla Motors – has just revealed the second part of his master plan for the company. And it's a doozy. Not content with producing sleek electric cars (which to be fair, was only ever a stepping stone to greater... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss solar plane homes in on finish lineCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Swiss solar plane homes in on finish line
Swissinfo / Posted 22 hours ago
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The Economic Times
National lab policy for renewable energy soonofficial told ET. A committee headed by ministry of new and renewable energy (
National lab policy for renewable energy soon
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
official told ET. A committee headed by ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) director BS Negi and National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) director OS Sastry has already prepared a draft policy document. ET has reviewed a copy of... Read more
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Salon.com
Addicted to fossil fuels: Renewable energy sources are becoming mainstream, but that doesn’t mean fossil fuels don’t ruleThis piece originally appeared on Here’s the good news: wind power, solar powe
Addicted to fossil fuels: Renewable energy sources are becoming mainstream, but that doesn’t mean fossil fuels don’t rule
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
This piece originally appeared on Here’s the good news: wind power, solar power and other renewable forms of energy are expanding far more quickly than anyone expected, ensuring that these systems will provide an ever-increasing share of our future... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Kepler Confirms 100+ ExoplanetsFour Planets Outside Our Solar System Could Be Rocky, Scientists Say An intern
Kepler Confirms 100+ Exoplanets
The Aero-News Network / Posted 2 days ago
Four Planets Outside Our Solar System Could Be Rocky, Scientists Say An international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission. Among the findings tallying 197... Read more
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The Hindu
Divya Gandhi on the intractable human-elephant conflict in MadukkaraiA small town in Tamil Nadu has become a microcosm of the escalating conflict an
Divya Gandhi on the intractable human-elephant conflict in Madukkarai
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
A small town in Tamil Nadu has become a microcosm of the escalating conflict and tenuous co-existence between humans and elephants across the country Shabbir Imani’s farm on the outskirts of Tamil Nadu’s Madukkarai town looks like it’s been ravaged... Read more
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Eye Witness News
3 pieces of good news about the fight against global warmingpieces of good news about the fight against global warming Many countries, led
3 pieces of good news about the fight against global warming
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
pieces of good news about the fight against global warming Many countries, led by the two biggest emitters, China and the US, intend to ratify by the end of 2016. "FILE: People from different climate justice movements gather in Johannesburg in... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Discovering the ‘final frontier’ of our universeOver the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final fro
Discovering the ‘final frontier’ of our universe
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential... Read more
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Daily Mail
The mysterious mini alien solar system: Astronomers baffled by bizarre close knit planetary orbits of Kepler 80 Kepl
The mysterious mini alien solar system
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
: Astronomers baffled by bizarre close knit planetary orbits of Kepler 80 Kepler-80 is located about 1,100 light years away from Earth Features five small planets orbiting in extreme proximity to their... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universeOver the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final fro
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universeOver the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final fro
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential... Read more
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News 8000
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universeOver the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final fro
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universeMore news headlines (CNN) - Over the last week, new images have granted us exq
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
More news headlines (CNN) - Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universeOver the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final fro
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universeleaving several people dead and others wounded, CNN affiliate NTV reported. Ov
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
leaving several people dead and others wounded, CNN affiliate NTV reported. Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. More From KTVZ.COM While we may be... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universeOver the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final fro
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universeOver the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final fro
Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Discovering the ‘final frontier’ of our universeup of different parts when viewed with ultravoilet deep optical data. (CNN) —
Discovering the ‘final frontier’ of our universe
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
up of different parts when viewed with ultravoilet deep optical data. (CNN) — Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Discovering the ‘final frontier’ of our universeOver the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final fro
Discovering the ‘final frontier’ of our universe
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe. While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential... Read more
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Daily Mail
Two new icy 'worlds' spotted in cosmic dance with NeptuneTwo new 'worlds' spotted beyond Neptune: Strange orbits of icy objects could re
Two new icy 'worlds' spotted in cosmic dance with Neptune
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Two new 'worlds' spotted beyond Neptune: Strange orbits of icy objects could reveal clues to how the early solar system formed Two icy worlds discovered in the Kuiper Belt at edge of solar system The distant rocks orbit between 4 and 9 billion... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Solar-power proponents blame politics for Ohio's ranking of 29th in US Ohio ranks 29th in the country in solar power per-capita, which authors of a
Solar-power proponents blame politics for Ohio's ranking of 29th in US
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Ohio ranks 29th in the country in solar power per-capita, which authors of a new report see as a dubious distinction. The state has 10 watts of solar power in place per capita,... Read more
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Garden City News
VILLAGE SPORTS2016 Summer Music on the Village Green The Department of Recreation and Parks
VILLAGE SPORTS
Garden City News / Posted 4 days ago
2016 Summer Music on the Village Green The Department of Recreation and Parks is pleased to announce its concert line up for this summer. The schedule is as follows: July 21 Vintage Bliss July 28 The DelSatins August 4 Joel Zelnick and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers identify genetic causes underlying higher rate of melanoma in menA study led by researchers at Universitat Jaume I de Castellón has identified o
Researchers identify genetic causes underlying higher rate of melanoma in men
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
A study led by researchers at Universitat Jaume I de Castellón has identified one of the genetic causes underlying the higher rate of melanoma in men. The results have been published in Biology of Sex Differences. The Genetics of Skin Cancer and... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Hubble Studies Earth-sized Exoplanets [video] Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first sea
Hubble Studies Earth-sized Exoplanets [video]
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 4 days ago
Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Two Earth-like exoplanets may harbour life, shows Hubble dataWASHINGTON: Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has cond
Two Earth-like exoplanets may harbour life, shows Hubble data
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON: Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has conducted the first search for atmospheres around Earth-sized exoplanets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of presence of life on two... Read more
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The Hindu
NASA’s Hubble spots two potentially habitable exoplanetsAstronomers took advantage of a rare simultaneous transit on May 4, when both p
NASA’s Hubble spots two potentially habitable exoplanets
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Astronomers took advantage of a rare simultaneous transit on May 4, when both planets crossed the face of their star within minutes of each other. Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Skewed poll question on energyrespondents supported the carbon tax, while 31 percent opposed it (6 percent we
Skewed poll question on energy
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 days ago
respondents supported the carbon tax, while 31 percent opposed it (6 percent were undecided). But before we take that seriously, maybe we ought to inquire into exactly what question was asked by the EIV pollsters. Here�s the question (take a deep... Read more
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dna
NASA's Hubble spots two potentially habitable exoplanetsUsing NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first searc
NASA's Hubble spots two potentially habitable exoplanets
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found two potentially habitable exoplanets located about 40 light-years away.They discovered that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nasa's radical 'proton power' to send craft to edge of the universeNasa reveals new details of radical 'proton power' system that could send space
Nasa's radical 'proton power' to send craft to edge of the universe
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Nasa reveals new details of radical 'proton power' system that could send spacecraft to the edge of the universe in just ten years Spinning craft would deploy 10-20 electrically charged aluminium wires Each would be one millimetre thick but extend... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
As the River Runs Dry: The Southwest's water crisisurban populations in a time of dwindling supply, the Southwest is due for rapid
As the River Runs Dry: The Southwest's water crisis
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
urban populations in a time of dwindling supply, the Southwest is due for rapid and revolutionary changes. A region that uses two-thirds of its water outdoors, and mostly for agriculture, will have to find ways of sharing and boosting efficiency... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Shenandoah National Park to Host Night Sky Festivaland other national parks provide excellent opportunities to experience starry n
Shenandoah National Park to Host Night Sky Festival
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
and other national parks provide excellent opportunities to experience starry night skies and natural darkness. Join us to learn the basics of astronomy, discover the importance of protecting dark night skies, and enjoy some close up views of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is there alien life 40 light years from Earth?Are aliens living just 40 light-years away? Two nearby rocky planets have Earth
Is there alien life 40 light years from Earth?
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Are aliens living just 40 light-years away? Two nearby rocky planets have Earth-like atmospheres and could host life Astronomers spotted 3 Earth-sized planets orbiting a dwarf star in May The miniature planetary system is just 40 light-years away... Read more
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Slate
Climate Change Is Happening, but It’s Easy Not to Noticewould be more surprising is if we weren’t. According to a new report from NASA
Climate Change Is Happening, but It’s Easy Not to Notice
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
would be more surprising is if we weren’t. According to a new report from NASA, each month of 2016 has exceeded all previous average temperatures records. Above, people cool off at the beach in Barcelona on June 8. If you’re not alarmed by the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nasa's Juno shares 1,300 snaps from its epic journey to Jupiterin its view The first high-resolution images of the gas giant Jupiter from orb
Nasa's Juno shares 1,300 snaps from its epic journey to Jupiter
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
in its view The first high-resolution images of the gas giant Jupiter from orbit are not due to be released until August A timelapse video made using the images shows Jupiter's strange moons dancing around the giant planet It has raced... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did Planet Nine shove every planet in solar system out of alignment?Did Planet Nine shove every planet in the solar system out of alignment? Theory
Did Planet Nine shove every planet in solar system out of alignment?
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Did Planet Nine shove every planet in the solar system out of alignment? Theory claims mystery body may have 'tilted its siblings' US astronomers said in January they may have found a ninth planet New theory says this could explain strange 'tilt'... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Kashkari bucks Fed communication normswork on Wall Street. “For 30 years, or maybe longer, the Fed had adopted this
Kashkari bucks Fed communication norms
Finance and Commerce / Posted 6 days ago
work on Wall Street. “For 30 years, or maybe longer, the Fed had adopted this Wizard of Oz posture, that we’re so mysterious, we’re so powerful, don’t ask any questions,” Kashkari, who at 42 is the youngest regional Fed bank president, said in a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Green groups OK Duterte stand on Paris pact but . . .Sabillo/INQUIRER.net PHILIPPINE environmental groups on Tuesday sympathized wi
Green groups OK Duterte stand on Paris pact but . . .
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Sabillo/INQUIRER.net PHILIPPINE environmental groups on Tuesday sympathized with President Duterte’s demand for highly industrialized countries to bear the greater responsibility in cutting carbon emissions as part of the global movement to combat... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
FACT SHEET: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES CLEAN ENERGY SAVINGS FOR ALL AMERICANS INITIATIVEPresident Obama is committed to ensuring that every American family can choose
FACT SHEET: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES CLEAN ENERGY SAVINGS FOR ALL AMERICANS INITIATIVE
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 6 days ago
President Obama is committed to ensuring that every American family can choose to go solar and to cut their energy bills – and that every American community has the tools they need to tackle local air pollution and global climate change. Since... Read more
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Boston Globe
New map of the universe may unlock secrets of dark energyThree-dimensional technology is riding a wave of popularity — as anyone who saw
New map of the universe may unlock secrets of dark energy
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Three-dimensional technology is riding a wave of popularity — as anyone who saw “Ghostbusters” in IMAX this weekend can attest. But scientists from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey have gone far beyond ghosts and green goop, using 3-D technology to... Read more
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Newsmax
Bernie, Sweden, 'The Three Amigos,' and the Future of US Nuclear Powerat energy. As a starting point, I am passionate about the future of energy and
Bernie, Sweden, 'The Three Amigos,' and the Future of US Nuclear Power
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
at energy. As a starting point, I am passionate about the future of energy and the planet my grandchildren will inherit. Thus, the constant chatter — all talk, no action really — when it comes to reducing air pollution and lowering CO2 emissions is... Read more
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