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Daily Press
Massive NASA Langley balloons lift radiation studytoo terribly much, it's not constantly life-threatening," said Kevin Daugherty,
Massive NASA Langley balloons lift radiation study
Daily Press / Posted 7 hours ago
too terribly much, it's not constantly life-threatening," said Kevin Daugherty, aerospace engineer at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton. But it's enough, he said, that commercial aircrew are classified as radiation workers, just as if they... Read more
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The Space Review
Getting there is still the hardest partis Planet Labs, the San Francisco-based company planning a constellation of suc
Getting there is still the hardest part
The Space Review / Posted 19 hours ago
is Planet Labs, the San Francisco-based company planning a constellation of such spacecraft to provide daily imaging of the Earth. Last year’s Cygnus failure took with it 26 of the company’s satellites, while eight more were lost on the June Dragon... Read more
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PhysOrg
Los Angeles basin jiggles like big bowl of jelly in cutting-edge simulationsThese two Los Angeles area maps compare ground motions calculated by SCEC earth
Los Angeles basin jiggles like big bowl of jelly in cutting-edge simulations
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
These two Los Angeles area maps compare ground motions calculated by SCEC earthquake simulations to ground motions observed during the 2008 Chino Hills earthquake. On each map, the star marks the quake's epicenter, and the dots show locations where... Read more
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PhysOrg
CubeSat to create a map of water ice on the moonto create a map of water-ice on the moon. The NASA-selected CubeSat will be de
CubeSat to create a map of water ice on the moon
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
to create a map of water-ice on the moon. The NASA-selected CubeSat will be designed, built and operated at Arizona State University and is one piece of the agency's larger mission to fully characterize the water content at the lunar South Pole in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Water covers 70 percent of the Earth's surface, but only a fraction is freshA composite image of the Western hemisphere of the Earth. Credit: NASA Fresh wa
Water covers 70 percent of the Earth's surface, but only a fraction is fresh
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
A composite image of the Western hemisphere of the Earth. Credit: NASA Fresh water—connecting and sustaining all aspects of life on Earth, including food and energy—is in great danger. Moreover, scientists are worried not only about fresh water; they... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Other Parisowned houses are interspersed with housing projects, and people of every color
The Other Paris
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
owned houses are interspersed with housing projects, and people of every color and religion shop in the commercial centers. In a dingy little restaurant in Montreuil, on an empty street near a cité, Arab men were served by a white waitress.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cameras delivered for OSIRIS-REx mission as launch prep continuesThe University of Arizona’s camera suite, OCAMS, sits on a test bench that mimi
Cameras delivered for OSIRIS-REx mission as launch prep continues
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
The University of Arizona’s camera suite, OCAMS, sits on a test bench that mimics its arrangement on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. The three cameras that compose the instrument – MapCam (left), PolyCam and SamCam – are the eyes of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Dinner Menu on Marseat on Mars, though, is another kind of challenge. Astronauts on the Internatio
A Dinner Menu on Mars
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
eat on Mars, though, is another kind of challenge. Astronauts on the International Space Station, orbiting 250 miles above Earth, regularly receive shipments of food. But because Mars is 140 million miles away, fresh supplies likely will arrive... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
UMaine research could help NASA put man on MarsORONO, Maine — If humans set foot on Mars one day, a group of University of Mai
UMaine research could help NASA put man on Mars
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
ORONO, Maine — If humans set foot on Mars one day, a group of University of Maine researchers could play a part in getting them there safely. The HIAD is made up of a series of large, inner tube-like inflatable rings called tori, arranged in... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
How Many Edible Forests Are There in the United States?strike me as very good characteristics for edible forest propagation. Since th
How Many Edible Forests Are There in the United States?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 8 days ago
strike me as very good characteristics for edible forest propagation. Since the projects all have varying social engineering issues, I’ll just go state-by-state in alpha order and comment as I go: The FGCU Food Forest works to advance... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
TECH 21 — Mississippi's most wanted in technology for 2015Carter, Founder / CEO Hyperion Technology Group Carter founded Hyperion Techno
TECH 21 — Mississippi's most wanted in technology for 2015
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Carter, Founder / 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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The Palm Beach Post
Martin County district hosts annual Parent University Aug. 29PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOLS Seven science, technology, engineering and mathemati
Martin County district hosts annual Parent University Aug. 29
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 12 days ago
PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOLS Seven science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers from the district worked a month-long paid externship this summer with five corporations, gaining real-world experience that they will bring back to the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
West Boca Raton High announces upcoming theater presentationsDay Scholarship. A recent graduate of the school’s Aerospace and Science Academ
West Boca Raton High announces upcoming theater presentations
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 12 days ago
Day Scholarship. A recent graduate of the school’s Aerospace and Science Academy, he will be pursing a degree in aerospace engineering at the University of Central Florida. The scholarship was founded in honor of the late Ken A. Day, who was the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Smile: Yearbook photo sessions scheduled at Cardinal Newman Highare Sept. 3. Stephanie Holmes and Laura Cuevas participated in the Summer Inst
Smile: Yearbook photo sessions scheduled at Cardinal Newman High
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 12 days ago
are Sept. 3. Stephanie Holmes and Laura Cuevas participated in the Summer Institute for Law program at Georgetown University. Nick Cerbone attended a summer class, “Florida on the Edge of Tomorrow” at Florida Atlantic University’s Honors... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Southern Miss recognizes 13 students in hydrographic scienceThis is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi. Thirteen g
Southern Miss recognizes 13 students in hydrographic science
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
This is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi. Thirteen graduates of the Joint International Hydrographic Applied Science Program (JIHASP) at The University of Southern Mississippi were recognized during a special ceremony held... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Southern Miss recognizes 13 students in hydrographic scienceThis is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi. Thirteen g
Southern Miss recognizes 13 students in hydrographic science
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
This is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi. Thirteen graduates of the Joint International Hydrographic Applied Science Program (JIHASP) at The University of Southern Mississippi were recognized during a special ceremony held... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto looks to firm up rules for shaky buildingsWhen the Big One hits and the earth starts to rumble, you probably don't want t
Palo Alto looks to firm up rules for shaky buildings
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
When the Big One hits and the earth starts to rumble, you probably don't want to find yourself in the fitting room of Nordstrom's or Macy's in the Stanford Shopping Center. If you're lucky, you won't be watching a movie at Palo Alto Square, dining... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
‘The state of our university is strong’Noting that she is the first woman and the first nurse to serve as president of
‘The state of our university is strong’
Statesboro Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Noting that she is the first woman and the first nurse to serve as president of Georgia Southern University, Dr. Jean Bartels welcomed GSU employees to a new academic year Wednesday morning. Classes begin Monday for most of the expected 20,500... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is it possible to build a sixth New York City borough?much-needed space to solve the New York City rent crisis Building an island in
Is it possible to build a sixth New York City borough?
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
much-needed space to solve the New York City rent crisis Building an island in New York Harbor would involve dredging earth from the seafloor and then piling it until it reaches the desired height Experts estimate that such a project would... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Stanford University to begin search for new presidentA 19-member committee will begin next month to search for a successor to Stanfo
Stanford University to begin search for new president
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
A 19-member committee will begin next month to search for a successor to Stanford University President John Hennessy, who announced in June that he would be stepping down after more than 15 years of leading the university. The committee, "charged... Read more
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The Space Review
Reduced gravity: the 400-kilogram gorilla in the roomchallenges in human space exploration in decades. In 1975, as part of the requi
Reduced gravity: the 400-kilogram gorilla in the room
The Space Review / Posted 21 days ago
challenges in human space exploration in decades. In 1975, as part of the required work for a post-graduate course in bioengineering, I did a literature survey on human adaptation to artificial gravity and to rotating environments. Most of the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Big data analytical advances from academia, business are enhancing exploration of universeof Solar Physics" at JSM 2015. Daldorff is an atmospheric, oceanic and space s
Big data analytical advances from academia, business are enhancing exploration of universe
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
of Solar Physics" at JSM 2015. Daldorff is an atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences research fellow in the college of engineering at the University of Michigan and a consultant for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, and Mohammadi is a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Engineering students to launch experimental 3-D printer on NASA missionTech’s RockSat-X team includes (left to right) Seth Austin, Sebastian Welsh, an
Engineering students to launch experimental 3-D printer on NASA mission
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
Tech’s RockSat-X team includes (left to right) Seth Austin, Sebastian Welsh, and John Mulvaney, all of the College of Engineering. The team, comprised of 20 students, will launch a self-designed and built 3-D printer into suborbital space on... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Unique SLAC Technology To Power X-Ray Laser In South KoreaSLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), a DOE Office of Science User Facilit
Unique SLAC Technology To Power X-Ray Laser In South Korea
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 21 days ago
SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), a DOE Office of Science User Facility that generates the most powerful X-rays on Earth. With their extremely bright and ultrashort light pulses, X-ray lasers enable groundbreaking research in many... Read more
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Everett Herald
WSU to study rare earth elements in Everett Published: Monday, August 10, 2015, 12:01 a.m. They're essential to all elec
WSU to study rare earth elements in Everett
Everett Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Published: Monday, August 10, 2015, 12:01 a.m. They're essential to all electronics.Europium. Promethium. Scandium. And others.The second to last rung on the Periodic Table is devoted to the so-called... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Personnel changes announced for ISS Programhas named Kirk Shireman as the new manager of its International Space Station (
Personnel changes announced for ISS Program
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 22 days ago
has named Kirk Shireman as the new manager of its International Space Station (ISS) Program, based at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, where Shireman has served as deputy center director since 2013. "Kirk brings considerable space station... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
NASA, Space Station Partners Announce Crew Members for Missions In 2017when that person has not yet flown in space," said Chris Cassidy, chief of the
NASA, Space Station Partners Announce Crew Members for Missions In 2017
The Aero-News Network / Posted 24 days ago
when that person has not yet flown in space," said Chris Cassidy, chief of the Astronaut Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. "I'm very excited for both Mark and Jack and very much look forward to watching them on the ISS." Both... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
NASA Names New Manager Of International Space Station Programhas named Kirk Shireman as the new manager of its International Space Station (
NASA Names New Manager Of International Space Station Program
The Aero-News Network / Posted 24 days ago
has named Kirk Shireman as the new manager of its International Space Station (ISS) Program, based at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, where Shireman has served as deputy center director since 2013. "Kirk (pictured) brings considerable... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Building the future: The eclectic Norwegian firm that’s defining architectureand an attentive reader of people and places. The Isabel Bader Centre for the
Building the future: The eclectic Norwegian firm that’s defining architecture
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
and an attentive reader of people and places. The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, which is at Queen’s University, is a loose agglomeration of prisms and slabs with a tightly detailed but unfussy hall. (Lorne Bridgman) These... Read more
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News 4 Reno
Forging new geothermal resources through researchRENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com)-- Researchers from the University of Nevada, Re
Forging new geothermal resources through research
News 4 Reno / Posted 25 days ago
RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com)-- Researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno are poised to play a key role in a project that holds the potential to unlock massive new resources of power generated from geothermal sources. The project dubbed... Read more
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iTWire
AARNET links up with California networkcountries,” he said. Australian research projects in data-centric fields such
AARNET links up with California network
iTWire / Posted 26 days ago
countries,” he said. Australian research projects in data-centric fields such as particle physics, astronomy, biomedicine, earth science and visualisation are set to benefit from the new data-sharing platform connecting them to their American... Read more
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Mashable
This cleanup satellite is designed to gobble up space debris like Pac-Manof clutter to pick and choose from, be it broken down satellites to tossed away
This cleanup satellite is designed to gobble up space debris like Pac-Man
Mashable / Posted 28 days ago
of clutter to pick and choose from, be it broken down satellites to tossed away rocket stages. A new entry to de-litter Earth orbit is the CleanSpace One project, spearheaded by researchers from eSpace, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study calculates the speed of ice formationcubic ice (blue) which is less stable, and hexagonal ice (red), which is stable
Study calculates the speed of ice formation
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
cubic ice (blue) which is less stable, and hexagonal ice (red), which is stable and forms the majority of ice on Earth. Nucleation occurs when water molecules come together to form blobs (pictured above), which grow over time (left to... Read more
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Yahoo News
Gobbling Up Space Debris: A Pac-Man Approach Proposedof clutter to pick and choose from, be it broken down satellites to tossed away
Gobbling Up Space Debris: A Pac-Man Approach Proposed
Yahoo News / Posted 28 days ago
of clutter to pick and choose from, be it broken down satellites to tossed away rocket stages. A new entry to de-litter Earth orbit is the Clean Space One project, spearheaded by researchers from eSpace, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de... Read more
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Business Wire
NSF Gives Green Light to Pacific Research Platformcomputing resources and enhanced security options. PRP links most of the resear
NSF Gives Green Light to Pacific Research Platform
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
computing resources and enhanced security options. PRP links most of the research universities on the West Coast (the 10 University of California campuses, San Diego State University, Caltech, USC, Stanford, University of Washington) via the... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
S&T researcher bakes asteroids to find waterA Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is cooking up someth
S&T researcher bakes asteroids to find water
Rolla Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is cooking up something new in the lab – baking meteorites to learn how to produce water and other easily evaporated compounds from asteroids. Posted Jul. 30, 2015 at 10:01 PM A Missouri... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AU students could help NASA get to MarsAuburn University is hoping its researchers and students will help NASA go wher
AU students could help NASA get to Mars
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 1 months ago
Auburn University is hoping its researchers and students will help NASA go where no man has gone before: Mars. On Thursday, NASA and AU announced a partnership to explore and advance 3D printing, known as additive manufacturing. The technology is a... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
AU students could help NASA get to MarsAuburn University is hoping its researchers and students will help NASA go wher
AU students could help NASA get to Mars
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 1 months ago
Auburn University is hoping its researchers and students will help NASA go where no man has gone before: Mars. On Thursday, NASA and AU announced a partnership to explore and advance 3D printing, known as additive manufacturing. The technology is a... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Man Bicycling Across America Killed In Oklahoma Wreckas Bridget Anderson, 22 - was hurt in the same crash. Troopers said she was sta
Man Bicycling Across America Killed In Oklahoma Wreck
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 1 months ago
as Bridget Anderson, 22 - was hurt in the same crash. Troopers said she was stable when she was airlifted to OU Medical Center. According to the trooper's report, Wanninkhof and Anderson were riding west when a westbound 2014 Chevy driven by... Read more
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