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Orange County Register
U.S. Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failureof collapse, despite the U.S. warnings. The dam’s core problem is that it was
U.S. Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure
Orange County Register / Posted 16 hours ago
of collapse, despite the U.S. warnings. The dam’s core problem is that it was shoddily built on unstable ground: The earth underneath it is constantly being eroded by water. From the day it was inaugurated in 1985, maintenance crews have had... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Not Going to Take it Anymore - Doctors in the Pacific Northwest Unionizemerge common areas where their expertise still comes into play. Expansion thro
Not Going to Take it Anymore - Doctors in the Pacific Northwest Unionize
Naked Capitalism / Posted 19 hours ago
merge common areas where their expertise still comes into play. Expansion through cuts in existing businesses. The German engineering company is usually a family business where its leaders have lived and breathed that business for as long as they... Read more
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Air Force Times
U.S. Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failureof collapse, despite the U.S. warnings. The dam's core problem is that it was
U.S. Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
of collapse, despite the U.S. warnings. The dam's core problem is that it was shoddily built on unstable ground: The earth underneath it is constantly being eroded by water. From the day it was inaugurated in 1985, maintenance crews have had... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failureof collapse, despite the U.S. warnings. The dam's core problem is that it was
US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
of collapse, despite the U.S. warnings. The dam's core problem is that it was shoddily built on unstable ground: The earth underneath it is constantly being eroded by water. From the day it was inaugurated in 1985, maintenance crews have had... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failureof collapse, despite the U.S. warnings. The dam's core problem is that it was
US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
of collapse, despite the U.S. warnings. The dam's core problem is that it was shoddily built on unstable ground: The earth underneath it is constantly being eroded by water. From the day it was inaugurated in 1985, maintenance crews have had... Read more
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express
Incredible moment powerful fireball blasts to Earth then 'changes direction'WATCH: A METEOR has been captured on camera hurtling to Earth before appearin
Incredible moment powerful fireball blasts to Earth then 'changes direction'
express / Posted yesterday
WATCH: A METEOR has been captured on camera hurtling to Earth before appearing to change direction. The powerful fireball fell towards Earth above Madison in Wisconsin,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
OSU scientist: Window to cut carbon emissions is smallof generations' POSTED: 11:21 PM PST February 8, 2016 At the rate humans are
OSU scientist: Window to cut carbon emissions is small
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
of generations' POSTED: 11:21 PM PST February 8, 2016 At the rate humans are emitting carbon into the atmosphere, the Earth may suffer irreparable damage that could last tens of thousands of years, according to a new analysis published this... Read more
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Business Wire
Allied Minds plc Trading Statementincrease was almost entirely concentrated into the operating subsidiaries, wher
Allied Minds plc Trading Statement
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
increase was almost entirely concentrated into the operating subsidiaries, where new hires consisted of approximately 61% engineering and technical development professionals, 27% leadership and management professionals, and 12% sales, marketing... Read more
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USA Today
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist sizewins by the Tigers. Each weekday, and lately on many Saturdays, Robertson make
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist size
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
wins by the Tigers. Each weekday, and lately on many Saturdays, Robertson makes the trip to his job at Schain Mold & Engineering in Rochester Hills. But instead of needing five hours of walking and bus riding to get there, he can streak to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Students to gather for regional science fair Feb. 16-17 at WCU—�Students from elementary, junior high and high schools throughout Western Nor
Students to gather for regional science fair Feb. 16-17 at WCU
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
—�Students from elementary, junior high and high schools throughout Western North Carolina will gather at Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Feb. 16, and Wednesday, Feb. 17, as the university hosts the Western Regional Science and Engineering... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist sizewins by the Tigers. Each weekday, and lately on many Saturdays, Robertson make
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist size
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
wins by the Tigers. Each weekday, and lately on many Saturdays, Robertson makes the trip to his job at Schain Mold & Engineering in Rochester Hills. But instead of needing five hours of walking and bus riding to get there, he can streak to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Students to gather for Feb. 16-17 at WCU— Students from elementary, junior high and high schools throughout Western Nor
Students to gather for Feb. 16-17 at WCU
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 days ago
— Students from elementary, junior high and high schools throughout Western North Carolina will gather at Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Feb. 16, and Wednesday, Feb. 17, as the university hosts the Western Regional Science and Engineering... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
MLGW upgrading water treatment plants, checking for source of contaminantsthe other 10 MLGW pumping stations has not detected any benzene, according to t
MLGW upgrading water treatment plants, checking for source of contaminants
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
the other 10 MLGW pumping stations has not detected any benzene, according to the utility. Brian Waldron, director of the Center for Applied Earth Science and Engineering Research at the University of Memphis, said that in the area near the Allen... Read more
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PhysOrg
Stronger tropical cyclones are more common than moderate onesClimate and Society In October 2015, Hurricane Patricia became the strongest st
Stronger tropical cyclones are more common than moderate ones
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Climate and Society In October 2015, Hurricane Patricia became the strongest storm ever measured by the National Hurricane Center. But what really worried authorities was the speed at which Patricia amassed her strength. The storm's sustained winds... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendaris 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479. Bridge Les
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479. Bridge Lessons - offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456. Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona's 6 most underrated destinationsspot the villages nestled within, it’s almost other worldly. You understand why
Arizona's 6 most underrated destinations
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
spot the villages nestled within, it’s almost other worldly. You understand why Indiana Jones travels to the ends of the Earth for views like this, and you only had to travel deep into Arizona. A little history: The prehistoric Ancestral... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast Happeningsand a silent auction. Registration, bridgejax.com/news-events. Valentine’s Soc
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
and a silent auction. Registration, bridgejax.com/news-events. Valentine’s Social: An Elegant Night of Love, 6:30 p.m., University Club of Jacksonville, 1301 Riverplace Blvd. Dress is semi-formal. $50 each, $100 per couple. (904) 739-7500 or... Read more
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Business Wire
Why Stanford Children’s Health is America’s Leading Training Ground for Child NeurologistsSTANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--“The Stanford University School of Medicine
Why Stanford Children’s Health is America’s Leading Training Ground for Child Neurologists
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--“The Stanford University School of Medicine has more students graduating who go into neurology than any other medical school in the country.” It’s a success that speaks a synergy of education, innovation, science... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Linkswith questions from my UCLA students, joseph Tainter’s book The Collapse of Com
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
with questions from my UCLA students, joseph Tainter’s book The Collapse of Complex Societies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988) provided a starting point for this chapter, by stating clearly why a society’s failure to solve its... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 2, 2016on diving as deep as possible on a single breath, tests the limits of human abi
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 2, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 8 days ago
on diving as deep as possible on a single breath, tests the limits of human ability in the most hostile environment on earth. Nicholas Mevol was among freediving's brightest stars until he died at a competition in 2013, a victim of the very... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
Satellite Package Carrying Amateur Radio Payloads Released into Orbit from ISSpayloads has been deployed into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS
Satellite Package Carrying Amateur Radio Payloads Released into Orbit from ISS
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 9 days ago
payloads has been deployed into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a collaborative Texas A&M and University of Texas at Austin research effort. Built by Texas A&M students, AggieSat4 (AGS4) will release UT's Bevo-2 CubeSat... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
New classifications for area teams18 Bryan Rudder College Station College Station A&M Consolidated Waco Unive
New classifications for area teams
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
18 Bryan Rudder College Station College Station A&M Consolidated Waco University District 19 Bastrop Bastrop Cedar Creek Cedar Park Georgetown Georgetown East View Leander... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Region 2-6A gets shake up at UIL Realignment18 Bryan Rudder College Station College Station A&M Consolidated Waco Unive
Region 2-6A gets shake up at UIL Realignment
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
18 Bryan Rudder College Station College Station A&M Consolidated Waco University District 19 Bastrop Bastrop Cedar Creek Cedar Park Georgetown Georgetown East View Leander... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Flint’s water crisis: What does the future hold for a poisoned city?home. On a recent morning, Dr. Hanna-Attisha sweeps into the pediatric emergen
Flint’s water crisis: What does the future hold for a poisoned city?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
home. On a recent morning, Dr. Hanna-Attisha sweeps into the pediatric emergency ward of Flint’s Hurley Medical Center clutching a large coffee. The daughter of Iraqi immigrants, she arrived in the U.S. at the age of 5 and grew up in... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendaris 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479. Bridge Les
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 12 days ago
is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479. Bridge Lessons - offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456. Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Urban sprawl stunts upward mobility, study findsA Google Earth image of San Jose, CA, which has a low sprawl score and high upw
Urban sprawl stunts upward mobility, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
A Google Earth image of San Jose, CA, which has a low sprawl score and high upward mobility. Credit: Google Earth A recent study by University of Utah Department of City & Metropolitan Planning professor Reid Ewing and his colleagues in Utah, Texas... Read more
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The New Yorker
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the Future1979, a computer program called BKG 9.8—the creation of Hans Berliner, a profes
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the Future
The New Yorker / Posted 15 days ago
1979, a computer program called BKG 9.8—the creation of Hans Berliner, a professor of computer Science at Carnegie-Mellon University, in Pittsburgh—played the winner of the world backgammon championship in Monte Carlo. The program was run on a... Read more
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NBC Miami
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Miami / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Connecticut / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC New York
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC New York / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC Washington
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Washington / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Bra
Calif.'s Massive Methane Leak Highlights Crisis Across U.S.
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
leaks occurring throughout the system that are more of a problem, said Adam Brandt, an assistant professor at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Science. "Getting the overall leakage percentage down of the whole... Read more
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Philly.com
Curing cancer more complex than a 'moonshot'When President John F. Kennedy articulated his moonshot project in May 1961, it
Curing cancer more complex than a 'moonshot'
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
When President John F. Kennedy articulated his moonshot project in May 1961, it was a narrowly focused, clearly defined engineering problem. While costs and timelines were somewhat uncertain, tried-and-true principles of physics informed the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarClub, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1871 for info/players. Tai
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1871 for info/players. Tai Chi - at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 485-5527. Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center - from 1-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Shuttle replica makes debut at Space CenterHouston, we have a spacecraft. Or at least a replica. On Saturday morning, Spa
Shuttle replica makes debut at Space Center
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Houston, we have a spacecraft. Or at least a replica. On Saturday morning, Space Center Houston launched Independence Plaza, a new exhibit that honors the space shuttle program and allows the public to learn about and enter the mock spaceship... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
How Will Climate Change Affect Us in the Years To Come?Politics: UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz talks about climate change an
How Will Climate Change Affect Us in the Years To Come?
Tucson Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
Politics: UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz talks about climate change and previews the UA's Spring Lecture Series, Earth Transformed, Then Kacey Ernst, a UA associate professor of public health, joins me to talk about how climate change... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
At NY museums: Monet, murals, microscopes & more(through Feb. 5). A Depression-era art project is explored at “Revealed: WPA M
At NY museums: Monet, murals, microscopes & more
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
(through Feb. 5). A Depression-era art project is explored at “Revealed: WPA Murals from Roosevelt Island” at Cornell University’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art in Ithaca. (Photo: Provided) ‘Revealed: WPA Murals from Roosevelt... Read more
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Slate
Why Sci-Fi Writers Stay Away From GeoengineeringThe citizen’s guide to the future. Geoengineering occupies a peculiar space in
Why Sci-Fi Writers Stay Away From Geoengineering
Slate / Posted 19 days ago
The citizen’s guide to the future. Geoengineering occupies a peculiar space in the scheme of tomorrow’s technologies, at once fundamentally practicable and largely untested. A catchall term for a wide array of technologies designed to counteract the... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Computer coding part of STEM lab activities at Rosarian AcademyThe professionals of tomorrow are far more likely to be linked to the fields of
Computer coding part of STEM lab activities at Rosarian Academy
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
The professionals of tomorrow are far more likely to be linked to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics than those in the arts or behavioral sciences. So schools, colleges and universities are ramping up their STEM programs... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Curing Cancer Is Not A MoonshotWhen President John F. Kennedy articulated his moonshot project in May 1961, it
Curing Cancer Is Not A Moonshot
The Post-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
When President John F. Kennedy articulated his moonshot project in May 1961, it was a narrowly focused, clearly defined engineering problem. While costs and timelines were somewhat uncertain, tried-and-true principles of physics informed the... Read more
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The Space Review
CubeSat proximity operations: The natural evolution of defensive space control into a deterrence initiativeresponse. The concept of proportionality drives any retaliatory action by the U
CubeSat proximity operations: The natural evolution of defensive space control into a deterrence initiative
The Space Review / Posted 23 days ago
response. The concept of proportionality drives any retaliatory action by the US. The theory of graduated deterrence is centered on “active” defensive measures complementing the threat of force. One of the key factors for successful deterrence... Read more
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The Space Review
CubeSat proximity operations: The natural evolution of defensive space control into a deterrence initiativeeach with a velocity in excess of 12 kilometers per second, spanning 200 to 3,8
CubeSat proximity operations: The natural evolution of defensive space control into a deterrence initiative
The Space Review / Posted 23 days ago
each with a velocity in excess of 12 kilometers per second, spanning 200 to 3,800 kilometers above the surface of the Earth. The mission risk and operational burden caused by such debris continues to this day. Six critical orbital debris... Read more
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LLRX.com
Student Research Resources on the Internet 2016scientific tips to improve your writing (University of Florida)http://www.futur
Student Research Resources on the Internet 2016
LLRX.com / Posted 23 days ago
scientific tips to improve your writing (University of Florida)http://www.futurity.org/writing-neuroscience-1009492-2/Academic and Scholar Search Engines and... Read more
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Science Daily
A nanophotonic comeback for incandescent bulbs? Researchers combine the warm look of traditional light bulbs with 21st-century energy efficiencywhy country after country has banned or is phasing out the inefficient technolo
A nanophotonic comeback for incandescent bulbs? Researchers combine the warm look of traditional light bulbs with 21st-century energy efficiency
Science Daily / Posted 28 days ago
why country after country has banned or is phasing out the inefficient technology. Now, researchers at MIT and Purdue University may have found a way to change all that. The new findings are reported in the journal Nature Nanotechnology by... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarAA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. Superiorland Breakfast Kiwa
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 28 days ago
AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis - meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily... Read more
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