Sci/Tech

The Meaning of Methane on Mars

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Len Rosen's picture

December 17, 2014 - Move over Earth. You are probably no longer the sole source of life in the Universe, or even in the Solar System.

Warning: Cybotopia Ahead by 2030

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A cybotopia would be a world in which cyborgs and AI machines and systems dominate and rule over “unenhanced” humans, turning human beings as we know them today into a sub-species, or lower-order being.

A dystopia, transliterated from Greek roots of this word, is a “not good place”. It’s a society which is profoundly dysfunctional by the standards of human civilization.

Genetic Literacy Project Demystifies GMO Technology

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December 12, 2014 - I recently came across the Genetic Literacy Project (GLP) while researching the growing disease threat to fruit and vegetables being grown in Florida.

If Early Earth Didn't Get its Water from Comets Then Where?

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December 11, 2014 - The analysis of data from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko indicates that water, at least from this comet, is not like water here on Earth.

Curiosity Improves Our Picture of Mars' Wet Past

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December 9, 2014 - NASA in its latest Curiosity report is painting a picture of the Mount Sharp setting a few billion years ago.

Curing Malaria - New Compound Cures with a Single Dose

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December 8, 2014 - A collaborative research team led by St.

New Record Set Converting Sunlight to Electricity

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Len Rosen's picture

December 8, 2014 - Australia holds the new record converting 40% of sunlight striking a photovoltaic array into electricity.

Ever Heard of Passive Radiative Cooling?

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Len Rosen's picture

December 8, 2014 - Researchers at Stanford Univeersity led by Professor Shanhui Fan are studying green photonics and applying what they learn to controlling the thermal emission properties of materials.

Solar Power - The Latest News and Technology Breakthroughs

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December 6, 2014 - Although where I live there is scant evidence of a solar energy revolution, it seems in other parts of the world they get it. I share with you three stories that caught my eye in the last couple of weeks.

In Australia 1 in 5 Homes Go Solar

NASA Tests Orion Spacecraft

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December 5, 2014 - Orion flew into space for the first time today, albeit with the no humans on board. It circled the Earth twice reaching 5,800 kilometers (3,604 miles) above the planet before descending back into the atmosphere at a speed of 32,200 kilometers (20,000 miles) per hour.

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