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Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, stars, discovery, research, science, space, nasa )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - iflscience.com
The companion star responsible for triggering an unusual sort of supernova has been identified after 20 years of searching, confirming our ideas on how these events occur.
Harper's New Climate PR Campaign Is Downright Orwellian
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, climate change, Harper, Canada, tar sands, oil sands, Alberta, energy, muzzling, world, business )

Michael
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Facing criticism in the lead up to the U.N. Climate Summit, which prime minister Stephen Harper did not attend, the Harper Government released a new public outreach campaign through Environment Canada, praising the country's action on climate change.
Bottle Vs. Tap: 7 Things to Know About Drinking Water
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, bottled water, environment, green, eco-friendly, health, research, protection, diet )

Michael
- 3 days ago - cbc.ca
Recent reports of drugs in our drinking water might have some people heading for the bottled water aisle of their nearest grocery store, but in most parts of Canada, choosing bottled water over tap is a matter of taste or convenience, not health.
The Water On Earth Predates The Formation Of The Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, study, research, discovery, water, solar system, astronomy, oceans, deuterium )

Michael
- 4 days ago - iflscience.com
A doctoral student claims to have solved the question of where the solar system's water comes from, including both our own oceans and the ice that makes up comets and the moons of the outer planets.
India's Mangalyaan Successfully Enters Mars Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, Mars, Mangalyaan, research, space, technology, science, scientists, astronomy )

Michael
- 6 days ago - iflscience.com
Cheers erupted early this morning as India became the second nation in just two days to successfully slip a satellite into orbit around the Red Planet.
This Changes Everything, By Naomi Klein
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, business, economy, energy, corporate, money, sustainabledevelopment, politics, government, environment )

Michael
- 14 days ago - thischangeseverything.org
Forget everything you think you know about global warming. The really inconvenient truth is that it's not about carbon--it's about capitalism.
Walking or Cycling to Work 'Improves Well-Being'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, green, greenliving, health, healthy, cycling, commuting, driving, Sustainabililty, sustainable, eco-friendly, CO2emissions )

Michael
- 14 days ago - bbc.com
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves our well-being, a study suggests.
Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, Vermont, Burlington, renewables )

Michael
- 15 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The 42,000 people living in Burlington, Vermont can now feel confident that when they turn on their TVs or power up their computers they are using renewable energy.
Printable Solar Cells One Step Closer To Reaching The Shelves
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, sustainable, technology, greenliving, green, environment, solar power, solar cells )

Michael
- 19 days ago - iflscience.com
For the last seven years, a bunch of Australian materials scientists from CSIRO, Monash University and the University of Melbourne have been developing a technique to print solar cells onto plastic surfaces.
Astronomers Spot Planet Forming
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, planets, exoplanets, research, discovery, space )

Michael
- 24 days ago - iflscience.com
In February of last year, astronomers studying a young star--HD 100546--located just 355 light-years from Earth announced they had captured an image that likely represented a planet undergoing formation.
 
 
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