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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Back to classChanges, ranging from subtle to earth-shaking, are afoot at area public and pri
Back to class
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Changes, ranging from subtle to earth-shaking, are afoot at area public and private schools for the new school year. And while some have made headlines for months, other news has taken root more quietly. Hazleton Area School District tops the list... Read more
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The New Yorker
Eichmann in Jerusalemit indeed consisted chiefly of newspapermen and magazine writers who had flocke
Eichmann in Jerusalem
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
it indeed consisted chiefly of newspapermen and magazine writers who had flocked to Jerusalem from the four corners of the earth. They were to watch a spectacle as sensational as the Nuremberg Trials; only this time, Mr. Hausner noted, “the tragedy... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Panel of nine guides water policyof Texas; President of San Angelo Industries; Chairman of Baptist Memorial Boar
Panel of nine guides water policy
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
of Texas; President of San Angelo Industries; Chairman of Baptist Memorial Board; Chairman of West Texas Rehabilitation Center Board; and Chairman of Southland Baptist Finance Committee and Personnel Committee. He is a retired colonel of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 'star in a jar' that could provide limitless energy on Earthfuels for generating electricity. US Government physicists have backed plans t
The 'star in a jar' that could provide limitless energy on Earth
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
fuels for generating electricity. US Government physicists have backed plans to create 'a star in a jar' - replicating on Earth the way the sun and stars create energy through fusion. Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma... Read more
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PhysOrg
Flood forecasting gets major upgradedisasters can cause, resulting in more than a dozen deaths and damaging more th
Flood forecasting gets major upgrade
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
disasters can cause, resulting in more than a dozen deaths and damaging more than 40,000 homes. David Maidment, a civil engineering researcher at The University of Texas at Austin, is acutely aware of the power and swiftness of floods—one that... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Academic powerhouse has many talents in balancePRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. -- Classes for the fall semester began today at the Unive
Academic powerhouse has many talents in balance
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. -- Classes for the fall semester began today at the University of California at Berkley, one of the nation’s premiere academic institutions. This year’s valedictorian at Shawnee Mission East High School is there starting his... 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 4 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 Palm Beach Post
Jupiter event is open to the public“We have to do more. The time for talk is over,” said Ernie Cox, the chairman o
Jupiter event is open to the public
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
“We have to do more. The time for talk is over,” said Ernie Cox, the chairman of the board for the Florida Earth Foundation, the non-profit organization putting on the event at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter on Sept. 15 and 16. Nic Mader of... Read more
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Salon.com
Will we discover a twin Earth? 20 big questions about the future of humanityThis article was originally published by 1. Does humanity have a future beyond
Will we discover a twin Earth? 20 big questions about the future of humanity
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
This article was originally published by 1. Does humanity have a future beyond Earth? “I think it’s a dangerous delusion to envisage mass emigration from Earth. There’s nowhere else in the solar system that’s as comfortable as even the top of... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
TECH 21 — Mississippi’s most wanted in technology for 2016CARTER, President / CEO Hyperion Technology Group Carter founded Hyperion Tech
TECH 21 — Mississippi’s most wanted in technology for 2016
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 9 days ago
CARTER, President / CEO Hyperion Technology Group Carter founded Hyperion Technology Group, which provides innovative engineering solutions, including including electronic design, RF and microwave engineering, industrial automation systems,... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Local leaders call on TVA to consider alternatives to pumping from aquiferSand aquifer for water to cool a natural gas-fired power plant being built in t
Local leaders call on TVA to consider alternatives to pumping from aquifer
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
Sand aquifer for water to cool a natural gas-fired power plant being built in the city. Brian Waldron, director of the Center for Applied Earth Science and Engineering Research at the University of Memphis, told an audience of about 100... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA prepares to launch first U.S. Asteroid sample return mission - newkerala.com #106546California, Aug 18 : NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a
NASA prepares to launch first U.S. Asteroid sample return mission - newkerala.com #106546
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
California, Aug 18 : NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth. The mission will help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began, as well as improve our understanding of asteroids that... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA prepares to launch first U.S. asteroid sample return missionOSIRIS-REx will travel to near-Earth asteroid Benn on a sample return mission C
NASA prepares to launch first U.S. asteroid sample return mission
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
OSIRIS-REx will travel to near-Earth asteroid Benn on a sample return mission Credit: NASA NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth. The mission will help scientists investigate how planets formed and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ford says it will have a fully autonomous car by 2021perfected. RELATED ARTICLES Does your HEIGHT give away your political party?
Ford says it will have a fully autonomous car by 2021
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
perfected. RELATED ARTICLES Does your HEIGHT give away your political party? Researchers...Stunning animation shows the Earth's 'supercharged' Van...Don't scan so close to me: Researchers analyse Sting's brain...Audi's smart dashboard means you... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hexagonal boron nitride semiconductors enable cost-effective detection of neutron signalsdeployed in ports for this purpose. The catch? While helium-3 gas works well f
Hexagonal boron nitride semiconductors enable cost-effective detection of neutron signals
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
deployed in ports for this purpose. The catch? While helium-3 gas works well for neutron detection, it's extremely rare on Earth. Intense demand for helium-3 gas detectors has nearly depleted the supply, most of which was generated during the... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
May 9, 2010School, received honorable mention for her individual entry in the Mid Michigan
May 9, 2010
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
School, received honorable mention for her individual entry in the Mid Michigan Waste Authority’s annual Recycle, For Earth’s Sake Poster Contest. Fourteen winners were selected and received their design printed on a t-shirt made in part from... Read more
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Mashable
A new dam is threatening one of the Middle East's most biodiverse regionsporous rock formation, most of the 10 billion gallons of water proponents claim
A new dam is threatening one of the Middle East's most biodiverse regions
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
porous rock formation, most of the 10 billion gallons of water proponents claim it will store will be lost, absorbed by the earth. "In view of the current findings, it is strongly recommended not to go ahead with the construction" planned, the... Read more
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Orange County Register
The millions of Americans Trump and Clinton barely mention: The poorWASHINGTON – The United States, the wealthiest nation on earth, also abides the
The millions of Americans Trump and Clinton barely mention: The poor
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON – The United States, the wealthiest nation on earth, also abides the deepest poverty of any developed nation, but you would not know it by listening to Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee. Clinton, who spoke about... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA to map Asteroid Bennu from the ground upResource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx, will launch
NASA to map Asteroid Bennu from the ground up
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx, will launch in September 2016 and travel to a near-Earth asteroid known as Bennu to harvest a sample of surface material and return it to Earth for study. But before the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
UMass Lowell students win grant to design NASA satelliteNASA satellite LOWELL -- UMass Lowell's mascot will be launching into orbit in
UMass Lowell students win grant to design NASA satellite
Lowell Sun / Posted 17 days ago
NASA satellite LOWELL -- UMass Lowell's mascot will be launching into orbit in the coming years, well, sort of. After the university received $200,000 from NASA, 53 students will begin work on a satellite set to blast off in 2018. The name of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass Lowell students will build a satellite with $200K from NASANASA is awarding a group of UMass Lowell students $200,000 to design and build
UMass Lowell students will build a satellite with $200K from NASA
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
NASA is awarding a group of UMass Lowell students $200,000 to design and build a satellite that will orbit the Earth in 2018, according to a press release from the school. More than 50 science and engineering students are developing the “SPACE HUAC”... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Dimick updates Rotary on Ohio Valley University clean energy facilityin addition to new energy resources and jobs for the community. Jeff Dimick, e
Dimick updates Rotary on Ohio Valley University clean energy facility
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
in addition to new energy resources and jobs for the community. Jeff Dimick, executive vice president of Ohio Valley University and president of OVU-ACE LLC, gives an update on the planned alternative clean energy facility the college is... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Why the Modern Nuclear Project Will Persist: At Least Until We Focus Action on Why It Is Persistingassumed would be incendiary in nature, like the many such attacks that had deci
Why the Modern Nuclear Project Will Persist: At Least Until We Focus Action on Why It Is Persisting
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
assumed would be incendiary in nature, like the many such attacks that had decimated Tokyo and other strategic industrial centers more central to the war effort than sleepy Hiroshima. Out in the sun and air, minimally clothed, working primarily in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nothing—and something—give concrete strength, toughnessRice University researchers analyzed more than 600 computer models of concrete'
Nothing—and something—give concrete strength, toughness
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
Rice University researchers analyzed more than 600 computer models of concrete's inner matrix to determine how voids (center) and portlandite particles (right) impart strength and toughness by preventing the spread of cracks (left). Credit: Ning... Read more
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The Space Review
Focus on space in Germany’s G20 agendathe 60th anniversary of the International Geophysical Year (IGY). This first gl
Focus on space in Germany’s G20 agenda
The Space Review / Posted 20 days ago
the 60th anniversary of the International Geophysical Year (IGY). This first global collaboration to better understand the Earth led to the science that has enabled insights into climate change and the technologies and policies required for human... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Laser Nudges May Help Destroy Space Debris Threatening Communications Navigation On Earthof the trajectory in the respective coordinate planes. Credit: © the authors do
Laser Nudges May Help Destroy Space Debris Threatening Communications Navigation On Earth
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 20 days ago
of the trajectory in the respective coordinate planes. Credit: © the authors doi: 10.1117/1.OE.56.1.011007 Optical Engineering authors model a concept using laser impulses to destroy hazardous debris Space debris from completed missions —... Read more
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CBC.ca
Applying to be an astronaut? Check out your competitionlocation: Edmonton Occupation: Medical resident, general practice Education/E
Applying to be an astronaut? Check out your competition
CBC.ca / Posted 20 days ago
location: Edmonton Occupation: Medical resident, general practice Education/Experience: B.Sc. in neuroscience at University of Alberta, master's in space sciences at International Space University, MD at University of Alberta; internships... Read more
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New Kerala
Laser impulses can destroy life-threatening space debris - newkerala.com #100112and find our way. To counter this, Stefan Scharring, Jascha Wilken and Hans-Al
Laser impulses can destroy life-threatening space debris - newkerala.com #100112
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
and find our way. To counter this, Stefan Scharring, Jascha Wilken and Hans-Albert Eckel of the German Aerospace Center described a new approach in applying laser-induced damage principles where using high-energy laser pulses modify the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Laser nudges may help destroy space debris threatening communications, navigation on Eartha serious and ongoing threat to active communication and navigation satellites
Laser nudges may help destroy space debris threatening communications, navigation on Earth
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
a serious and ongoing threat to active communication and navigation satellites used by billions of people on Earth. An article published today by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, in Optical Engineering... Read more
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Daily Mail
A temporary tattoo will tell you if you're too drunk to drivethe perspiration. The results are transferred to a phone via Bluetooth. The d
A temporary tattoo will tell you if you're too drunk to drive
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
the perspiration. The results are transferred to a phone via Bluetooth. The device is the brainchild of engineers at the University of California, San Diego and has two parts. The first is a temporary tattoo that sticks to the skin, while the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The loaded legacy of the University of Texas Tower shootingTexas — The modern era of mass shootings began here on a searing summer day in
The loaded legacy of the University of Texas Tower shooting
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Texas — The modern era of mass shootings began here on a searing summer day in 1966. Just before noon, from high atop the University of Texas Tower, an ex-Marine sharpshooter named Charles Whitman leveled his rifle over the railing, peered through... Read more
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Perth Now
Robots to build Mars settlementadvance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explore
Robots to build Mars settlement
Perth Now / Posted 29 days ago
advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers. But first they’re finding new homes on Earth and engineers to hone their skills. The space agency has kept one Valkyrie robot at its birthplace, the Johnson Space... Read more
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Herald Sun
Robots to build Mars settlementadvance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explore
Robots to build Mars settlement
Herald Sun / Posted 29 days ago
advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers. But first they’re finding new homes on Earth and engineers to hone their skills. The space agency has kept one Valkyrie robot at its birthplace, the Johnson Space... Read more
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Boston Globe
Study asks if going to moon came with a downside of heart risksNEW YORK — Only 24 people have ever gone to deep space, or to the area beyond t
Study asks if going to moon came with a downside of heart risks
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
NEW YORK — Only 24 people have ever gone to deep space, or to the area beyond the Earth’s magnetic shield. These are the Apollo astronauts who flew to the moon, the last of whom did so in 1972. Today, dreams of deep space exploration are surfacing... Read more
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