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NASA’s Kepler space telescope malfunction may end hunt for planets

NASA’s Kepler space telescope malfunction may end hunt for planets | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
The Kepler Space Telescope, the celebrated discoverer of worlds around distant stars, may have found its last planet. NASA announced Wednesday that the telescope, which to date has cost $600 million...
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New radio telescope to provide advance warnings of potentially ...

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The newly inaugurated Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope will monitor the Sun's activity to give us early warning on upcoming solar flares.

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World's Largest Telescope to Crown Europe's 50-Year Space Legacy - Space.com

World's Largest Telescope to Crown Europe's 50-Year Space LegacySpace.comThe last site, Llano de Chajnantor, is the location of the world's most complex radio telescope: the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), which just started...

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A Look At The Hubble Space Telescope

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Launched in 1990, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is a large, optically superb telescope orbiting the Earth and providing uniquely clear and deep views of the cosmos.

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Astrobiology group among first granted access to new flying observatory - Phys.Org

Astrobiology group among first granted access to new flying observatory - Phys.Org | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
Astrobiology group among first granted access to new flying observatoryPhys.OrgThis graphical representation from the SOFIA Science Center compares two infrared images of the heart of the Orion nebula captured by the FORCAST camera on the SOFIA airborne...

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PRESS RELEASE - Urban Solar Corporation

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New solar product captures up to 95 percent of light energy

New solar product captures up to 95 percent of light energy | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
Patrick Pinhero, an associate professor in the MU Chemical Engineering Department, is developing a flexible solar sheet that captures more than 90 percent of available light. Today's solar panels only collect 20 percent of available light.
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SOLAR POWERED ROPING CHUTE CONTROL BOX (FRONT RELEASE ONLY)

SOLAR POWERED ROPING CHUTE CONTROL BOX (FRONT RELEASE ONLY) | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
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I expect if you need one, you know how they work

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MNB Resources, LLC Launches Website Featuring Solar Products and Electronics

Founder of MNB Resources, LLC, Norma Ballas is excited to announce the launch of her new website, SolarAndPowerCenter.com; the website features electronic products such as 12-volt items, GPS systems, back-up cameras for cars, charge controllers,...
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EERE News: New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid

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U.S. Sunlight Solar Attic Fans Selected as a 2013 “Hot 50 Product” by the Editorial Team at Green Builder Media

U.S. Sunlight Solar Attic Fans Selected as a 2013 “Hot 50 Product” by the Editorial Team at Green Builder Media | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
The “Hot 50 Products” is a collection of products, selected by the Green Builder editors, that have a significant impact on sustainable construction. U.S.
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NRG previews new Solar Canopy - Fortune Tech

NRG previews new Solar Canopy - Fortune Tech | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
At Fortune's Brainstorm Green, NRG Energy CEO David Crane unveiled a new product that provides shade and solar energy: the Solar Canopy.
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UI telescope gets renovation | News-Gazette.com

UI telescope gets renovation | News-Gazette.com | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
URBANA — Though not quite as old as Galileo's model, the historic telescope in the University of Illinois Observatory is showing signs of age.The 117-year-old telescope used by countless students and amateur astronomers over the past century is...
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Sheshan unveils large radio telescope - China Daily

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Sheshan unveils large radio telescopeChina DailyA massive radio telescope for use in space observation was unveiled Sunday at the foot of Sheshan Mountain in Shanghai Sheshan in Oct 28.

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Radio Astronomy Transformed: Aperture Arrays - Past ... - Vox Charta

I review the early development of Aperture Arrays and their role in radio astronomy. The demise of this technology at the end of the 1960′s, and the reasons for the rise of parabolic dishes is also considered.

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Students Use Radio Telescope To Explore The Universe - RedOrbit

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RedOrbitStudents Use Radio Telescope To Explore The UniverseRedOrbitA new program is giving middle-school-aged youth the chance to take remote control of a large, research-grade radio telescope and expand their cosmic explorations beyond what the...

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What the Hell Is This Thing Floating In Space? - Gizmodo

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What the Hell Is This Thing Floating In Space?GizmodoThe first time I saw this photo at the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton space telescope site I couldn't believe my eyes. It didn't look like any space structure I've seen before.

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Company providing affordable solar power products to Africa for global green energy prize

Related posts: Energy experts call for ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ in Africa by 2030 Millions of people to receive solar energy access through UN-backed initiative Smart Public Policies Key to Powering Up Africa’s Clean Energy Potential Africa Launch...
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Solar Power Launch | Castle Rock Vineyards

Solar Power Launch | Castle Rock Vineyards | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
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US Based Textile Manufacturer Utilizes Solar Generated Energy to Produce Sustainable American Made Products to Grow Business in Existing Markets - PR.com

US Based Textile Manufacturer Utilizes Solar Generated Energy to Produce Sustainable American Made Products to Grow Business in Existing Markets - PR.com | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
US Based Textile Manufacturer Utilizes Solar Generated Energy to Produce Sustainable American Made Products to Grow Business in Existing Markets - on PR.com
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Making laundry bags with a 1 year return guarantee and recyclable, too, interesting

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First Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Product To Be Released

First Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Product To Be Released | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
At the Hong Kong Electronics Fair two weeks ago, what could possibly be the first commercialized dye-sensitized solar cell product was showcased.
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NASA's Newest Solar Mission Spacecraft Delivered To Launch Site

NASA's Newest Solar Mission Spacecraft Delivered To Launch Site | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
EETimes Press Release: NASA's Newest Solar Mission Spacecraft Delivered To Launch Site
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Lighting the way for safe childbirth

Lighting the way for safe childbirth | Science Wow Factor | Scoop.it
Solar energy in a suitcase is an invention saving lives around the world in places that lack reliable electricity.
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