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Windmills in the Ocean and the Hamptons May Answer Energy Problems APRIL 19, 2014 BY DAN RATTINER
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, study, performance, research, safety, science, technology, business, animals, habitat, NewTechnology, world )

Ruth
- 10 hours ago - danspapers.com
"...about 20 miles off Montauk, just south of Block Island, there are five steel windmills under construction... The 35 additional windmills are to be located 16 miles off Martha's Vineyard, further from Montauk." CLEAN ENERGY! (Pls. Keep animals safe)
City To Display Restored Perkins Windmill @June 17th 2014 (Using Them for Electricity? Windmills Done Well Do Not Hurt Birds)
Science & Tech  (tags: business, concept, design, energy, performance, research, science, safety, study, technology, eco-friendly, conservation, sustainable, technology, water, world )

Ruth
- 12 hours ago - mishawaka.in.gov
' "The Perkins Solid Wheel wooden windmills, patented in 1869 and manufactured until after World War I, are graceful and intricately painted. The woodwork on the mill is very striking, and the wheel and vane are painted white with the arms painted blue.'
DNA Study Reveals Third Group of Ancient Ancestors of Modern Europeans
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, science, research, news, interesting, humans, ancient, environment, discovery, DNA, ancestors, europeans, hunter-gatherers, migrants, Eurasia )

Darren
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Mixture of hunter-gatherers and farmers was augmented by third wave of migrants, perhaps 5,000 years ago, from north Eurasia
Tiny Galaxy Harbours Black-Hole Surprise
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
Astronomers using the Hubble orbital telescope found a "supermassive" black hole lurking at the heart of the only dwarf galaxy ever observed to host one, they reported Wednesday. The surprise was discovered at the core of a tiny but incredibly dense...
Unconscious Effort
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, environment, humans, interesting, investigation, discovery, unconscious, effort, categorize, asleep, study )

Darren
- 3 days ago - the-scientist.com
People can categorize words while asleep, a study shows.
EVs Safer Near Volcanic Ash Written By Ken Green Burridge on 04 July 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, concept, design, energy, technology, investigation, research, performance, safety, science, business, environment, study, tech, world )

Ruth
- 4 days ago - evtopia.org
"Something to consider-budget cuts have reduced monitoring of Alaska's 52 active volcanoes, increasing the threat of airborne ash encounters with aircraft. Electric aircraft..does not have air-breathing engines that are highly susceptible to..particles.."
Will Solar Float to the Rescue in Japan?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, NewTechnology, news, interesting, humans, environment, design, concept, solar float, japan, Electricity Generation, nuclear )

Darren
- 4 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Land-constraints and a massive nuclear shutdown have intensified the debate over where to put new electricity generation capacity in Japan. Solar has risen to the forefront, as its panels take to the water.
VIDEO: Found at Sea-- How the International Space Station Can Save Lives on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, internet, environment, discovery, astronomy, International Space Station, iss, Eirikur Johannsson, Norway, save, lives, experiments )

Darren
- 7 days ago - esa.int
5 September 2014 The International Space Station (ISS) is probably best known for its potential to help us learn more about our terrestrial world & our galaxy through scientific experiments, but Eirikur Johannsson of Norway is one example of how the. .
Big Solar Storm Heading Toward Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, history, humans, habitat, nasa, news, performance, research, safety, society, space, study, world )

Frank
- 8 days ago - cnn.com
"This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy."- cnn.com
NASA to Send Sample-Return Mission to Earth-Bound Asteroid
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, astronomy, cosmology, asteroid, spacecraft, carbonaceous, collision )

Darren
- 8 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A spacecraft set to launch in 2016 will head for a carbonaceous asteroid that has a high probability of colliding with Earth in the 22nd century
Map of Body's Protein-Folding Machinery Wins a Major Medical Prize
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, news, humans, map, body, protein, protein-folding, medical, Lasker Awards )

Darren
- 8 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The Lasker Awards are called the "American Nobels," and one of the new winners says curiosity is his driving force
Are People Naturally Inclined to Cooperate or Be Selfish?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, humans, nature, environment, study, research, people, natural, inclination, predisposition, cooperation, selfishness )

Darren
- 9 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Ariel Knafo, associate professor of psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, responds: The jury is still out on whether we are fundamentally generous or greedy and whether these tendencies are shaped by our genes or environment.
Jupiter's Moon Europa Has Plate Tectonics Like Earth Does
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, nasa, humans, astronomy, cosmology, jupiters moon, Europa, plate tectonics, mission, Jovian, moon )

Darren
- 9 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The discovery could buoy bids for a mission to the Jovian moon
Sherry Turkle Explains Why Social Technologies Are Making Us Less Social
Science & Tech  (tags: world, environment, technology, study, research, humans, history, environment, Sherry Turkle, social media, computers, health )

Darren
- 9 days ago - scientificamerican.com
For the first time in the history of our species, we are never alone and never bored. Have we lost something fundamental about being human?
Beauty in Math and Art Activate Same Brain Area
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, humans, interesting, environment, discovery, beauty, mathematics, art, brain )

Darren
- 9 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Mathematicians have long likened the experience of mathematical beauty to that of visual and musical beauty. Now scientists in England and Scotland have determined that despite the abstract nature of mathematics, mathematical beauty is linked to activity
 

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