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Mehta: Jets starting QB job is Geno's to lose and first month is crucial

Our long national nightmare will be over in the next few days when the Jets put an official end to an officially laughable quarterback “competition” that insulted the intelligence of every sensible person in this solar system.

DailyDirt: All Kinds Of Bugs Living In Outer Space?

11 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Panspermia isn't a crazy idea, especially when we seem to keep finding extremophiles that can survive in very harsh environments. The components of life may be traveling between planets or solar systems at a non-zero rate, seeding the universe with living materials. Show More Summary

Orbital Gear Review

You had us at "giant robots doing gravity-defying battle across an entire solar system." But space is big and empty...

800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems

In a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments, both on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) this week published a paper confirming that the waters...Show More Summary

Tidal Dissipation and Enceladus' Observed Heat Flow

Tidal dissipation in the oceans of icy satellitesAuthor:Matsuyama Abstract:Dissipation of tidal energy is an important mechanism for the evolution of outer Solar System satellites, several of which are likely to contain subsurface oceans. Show More Summary

Rwanda Set To Commission Its First Utility-Scale Solar Power Project

With a sun on its flag & high levels of solar radiation, Rwanda seems like a natural location for solar power use. A utility-scale system is on the way Rwanda Set To Commission Its First Utility-Scale Solar Power Project was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Making Friends: How CPOs and CFOs Can Come Together in Harmony

Categories: Finance, Learning / Research, Procurement Research, Procurement Strategy & Planning Tags: L2, Process and Best Practice Connecting individuals' roles with the planets of the solar system is nothing new (see: Men are fromShow More Summary

800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems

BATON ROUGE – In a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments, both on Earth and planets elsewhere in the solar system, LSU Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Brent Christner and fellow researchers funded...Show More Summary

Origins of Jupiter's Vast Magnetic Field Deciphered

Superlatives are the trademark of the planet Jupiter. The magnetic field at the top edge of the cloud surrounding the largest member of the solar system is around ten times stronger than Earth’s, and is by far the largest magnetosphere...

Microbes Found Beneath Antarctic Ice: What It Means for Alien Life Hunt

The discovery of a complex microbial ecosystem far beneath the Antarctic ice may be exciting, but it doesn't necessarily mean that life teems on frigid worlds throughout the solar system, researchers caution. Scientists announced today (Aug. Show More Summary

Americans & Australians May Disagree On Solar Leasing

Rocky Mountain Institute. By Robert McIntosh. On a recent trip to Australia, I noticed that very few residential solar systems are leased. The vast majority are customer owned. Talking to industry experts, some claimed more than 90 percent of residential solar systems in Australia are customer owned. Show More Summary

A Rare Chunk Of Giant Asteroid Vesta Has Been Stolen

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Giant asteroid Vesta is the second-biggest object in our solar system's asteroid belt, and the origin of an estimated 5% of Earth's meteorites. Yesterday, an especially rare chunk of Vesta recovered from the Netherlands in 1925 was reported stolen from the Sonnenborgh Museum and Observatory in Utrecht, Netherlands. Read more...

Washington State: Can The Commission’s Decision Survive A Legal Challenge?

Originally Published in the ECOreport Washington state has recommended that companies that lease rooftop solar systems, and sell the power produced by the system to a customer, be treated as electrical companies. In a press release issued in...Show More Summary

SunPower Begins Pilot Solar Leasing Program In Australia

It comes at a weird time in Australia’s renewable energy market, but leading solar panel manufacturer SunPower has launched a new pilot leasing program set to provide customers in Melbourne, Australia, with SunPower solar systems. SunPower...Show More Summary

NASA Training 'Swarmie' Robots for Space Mining

A swarm of small, clever robots could be key to self-sufficient solar system exploration

The Bizarre Way the Ivanpah Solar Plant Wants to Solve Its Bird-Killing Situation

What’s the world’s largest solar plant to do when its massive mirrors start frying all of the birds flying by? If the solar plant is Ivanpah, the apparent solution is to institute a sort of cap and trade system for bird death. Ivanpah’s owners have decided

Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

From studying the effects of solar activity to improve radio transmissions to enhancing the capabilities of Automated Identification Systems, the importance of having a reliable communications infrastructure in the Arctic has not been lost on researchers traveling aboard the Coast […]

How the World's Largest Solar Plant Wants To Fix Its Fried Bird Problem

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System has a problem. The myriad mirrors that reflect the sun's searing rays onto towers that generate electricity also create a death ray that fries anything in its path, namely poor innocent birds flying through the desert. But don't worry. They're working on it. Read more...

Recycling Old Batteries into Solar Cells

This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries — a potential source of lead pollution — into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide emissions-free power. read more

SolarCity: An Analysis Of Retained Value And A Price Comparison Of Its Offerings

By Retired Securities Attorney: Solarcity's (NASDAQ:SCTY) business plan is to spend now in order to reap the benefits later, much later. It's primary market is to homeowners. It offers homeowners solar systems with no money down andShow More Summary

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