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Polar Orbit Satellite

Polar Orbit Satellite

Hopefully there are fewer and fewer people in the industrialized world who are non-believers of anthropogenic (human) induced climate change. Maybe there are some who will never be convinced, especially those who have a vested interest in not believing it, or perhaps they are anti-leftist thinking, or just plainly anti-everything.

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Space Junk Janitor

Space Junk Janitor

The Swiss Space Center at the Swiss Federal Institute for Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, have designed a "janitor satellite" to help clean up th...

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Plastic in Marine Animals

Plastic in Marine Animals

I just read recently the BBC News article about microscopic plastic particles that have been found in marine animals, including the fish we eat, and then they...

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Phobo-Grunt Space Junk

Phobo-Grunt Space Junk

Russia's latest interplanetary attempt to launch a science mission to Mars has just burned-up on re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere this weekend (15th Januar...

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BC's Japan Tsunami Debris Problem

BC's Japan Tsunami Debris Problem

Debris from the March 11th 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami is rapidly approaching the BC coastline and in some places, is already here. The debris, es...

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Frankenstein Cyborg Insects

Frankenstein Cyborg Insects

University of Michigan College of Engineering have developed micro-sized energy harvesting devices to power insect mounted sensors, in research funded by DAR...

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Arctic Sea Ice Melt 2011

Arctic Sea Ice Melt 2011

The Arctic Sea ice in 2011 is the second lowest coverage since detailed satellite records began in 1979, according to a recent NASA press release and data fr...

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Where Will UARS Land?

Where Will UARS Land?

What goes up, must come down, especially if it happens to be a low earth orbit satellite. The NASA Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) was launched fr...

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Giant Balloons To Cool Earth?

Giant Balloons To Cool Earth?

Football stadium sized balloons floating at altitudes of 20km, pumping particles high into the troposphere, are being proposed as possible fixes to global ...

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Luxurious Orbiting Space Hotel

Luxurious Orbiting Space Hotel

If you really want a vacation to get away from life’s humdrum day-to-day banalities, then maybe you need to buy a ticket on Russian design company Orbital T...

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The Hot Air High

The Hot Air High

Zero2infinity is a Barcelona-based company that has high hopes of taking people where many of them have never gone before – 22 miles (36kms) up into the mid...

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