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Is There An SST In Your Future? NASA and Aerion To Continue Testing Supersonic ... - Forbes

Is There An SST In Your Future? NASA and Aerion To Continue Testing Supersonic ... - Forbes | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
ForbesIs There An SST In Your Future? NASA and Aerion To Continue Testing Supersonic ...ForbesAlthough Boeing and NASA collaborated on a commercial SST airliner design in the mid-1990s, the program was ultimately cancelled.
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Is teaching a science or an art? - Washington Post (blog)

Is teaching a science or an art? - Washington Post (blog) | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
Is teaching a science or an art?Washington Post (blog)By Valerie Strauss Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham delves into the true nature of teaching and, in the video below, answers the question: “Is teaching a science or an art?
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The Solar System - Explore your backyard

Support this project at: Indiegogo: http://www.indiegogo.com/Solar-system-educational-program Rock The Post: http://www.rockthepost.com/posts/view/319/The-So... (Мне понравилось видео на @YouTube http://t.co/dmG7GeQW...
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NASA seeks wisdom of crowd for Mars robot missions

NASA seeks wisdom of crowd for Mars robot missions | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
Scientists and engineers worldwide can submit papers for a conference dedicated to brainstorming ideas for future Mars exploration. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Cutting Edge.
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Astronomers confirm 'Earth twin'

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Astronomers confirm the existence of an Earth-like world orbiting a star like our Sun in its "habitable zone" - at a balmy 22C.
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Flight Opportunities - How to Apply

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News and information about NASA's Flight Opportunities Program (RT @virgingalactic: Reminder: applications to @NASA's Flight Opportunities Program due Dec 16. Fly your research payloads to space on SS2!
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Iconic 'Blue Marble' @NASAhistory: As Apollo 17 was coasting to the Moon this day 1972 they took this spectacular pic http://t.co/xWpvlyW0...
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DIGITALHUBBLE: Home: Zazzle.com Store

DIGITALHUBBLE: Home: Zazzle.com Store | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
YOU CAN MAKE AND GET YOUR OWN DIGITAL HUBBLE AT http://www.shatters.net/celestia/ CELESTIA HOME & GOOGLE CELESTIA MOTHERLODE FOR PLUG IN MODELS!
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NASA - NASA Telescopes Join Forces to Observe Unprecedented Explosion

NASA - NASA Telescopes Join Forces to Observe Unprecedented Explosion | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
Usually, gamma-ray bursts last hours, marking the destruction of a massive star, but three telescopes have now zoomed in on one lasting for days.
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Astronomy: Astronomy Science Experiment

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Another system that presupposes that the astronomy science experiment to find those constellations which many non-professional scientists can make more sightings but don't set unrealistic expectations such as NASA, and ...
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ND expert: The science behind the transit of Venus - Phys.Org

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Sydney Morning HeraldND expert: The science behind the transit of VenusPhys.OrgIn preparation for the Tuesday (June 5) Transit of Venus, he offers an explanation of the science behind this rare event.
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Automation Experts :: Engineering Recruitment :: Automation Recruitment :: Industrial Control Recruitment :: Engineering Jobs :: Automation Jobs :: Industrial Control Jobs

Automation Experts :: Engineering Recruitment :: Automation Recruitment :: Industrial Control Recruitment :: Engineering Jobs :: Automation Jobs :: Industrial Control Jobs | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
Automation Experts - Specialists in Engineering Recruitment, Automation Recruitment, Industrial Control Recruitment, Engineering Jobs, Automation Jobs, Industrial Control Jobs (Senior ICA Technician #Nottinghamshire to 35k + Car Ref SJH15346 #engineering...
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The history of space shuttle Discovery

The history of space shuttle Discovery | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
Space shuttle Discovery is prepping for its final goodbye.
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Nasa's Voyager 1 in 'cosmic purgatory' on verge of entering Milky Way - Telegraph

Nasa's Voyager 1 in 'cosmic purgatory' on verge of entering Milky Way - Telegraph | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
Nasa's Voyager 1 has entered a new region of space between the Solar System
and interstellar space in what Nasa has described as a 'cosmic purgatory'.
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Newest alien planet is just the right temperature for life

Newest alien planet is just the right temperature for life | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
Spied by NASA’s Kepler space telescope, Kepler-22b marks the best candidate yet for a life-bearing world beyond our solar system, scientists said Monday. Its temperature is just right for liquid water.
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Motivating Underachieving Students in Math and Science | Teaching Science and Math

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Motivating Underachieving Students in Math and Science http://t.co/MiSznlLx via @drwetzel #mathchat #scichat #edchat...
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NASA Tackles New Challenge with Green Flight Initiative

NASA Tackles New Challenge with Green Flight Initiative | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
The Space Shuttle hasn't even gotten its last flight off the ground and already NASA has embarked on a new mission. This time, the goal is a little closer to Earth. The agency is dedicating $16.
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NASA - Breakthrough Study Confirms Cause of Short Gamma-Ray Bursts

NASA - Breakthrough Study Confirms Cause of Short Gamma-Ray Bursts | The Launch Pad | Scoop.it
A new supercomputer simulation gives the most detailed view of the forces driving some of the universe's most energetic explosions.
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