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Using Pollution To Locate Extraterrestrial Life

Using Pollution To Locate Extraterrestrial Life

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Industrial pollution could help in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), claim Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) researchers who have started looking for...

Latest Air pollution Stories

2014-07-23 23:29:29

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) for its outstanding commitment to verifying homes with improved indoor air quality through participation in the Indoor airPLUS program. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) for its outstanding commitment to verifying homes with improved indoor air quality through participation in the Indoor airPLUS program. SWA was one...

2014-07-23 23:14:35

School-based idle reduction program continues to build on its success in lowering emissions in Colorado. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 During the 2013-14 academic year, eleven schools around Colorado participated in the Clean Air for Schools: Engines Off! (CASEO) program and were able to achieve significant reductions in vehicle-based air pollutants on their respective campuses. This idle-reduction program is managed by the American Lung Association in Colorado and is supported...

2014-07-19 08:20:47

The surprising facts about indoor air pollution are sobering, but the risks can be reduced through efficient air filtration. NEW YORK, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Air Filtration News - With the average American spending some 90 percent of their time indoors, the quality of indoor air is of paramount importance for health, productivity, and comfort. Yet while many individuals are aware of -- and rightly concerned by -- high levels of outdoor air pollution, one statistic may...

2014-07-16 23:02:25

The global industrial DeNOx systems market is profoundly analyzed in terms of revenue ($million). The report identifies different types of secondary NOx control systems namely Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR) systems - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/industrial-denox-systems-services-market-39328524.html. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The report "Industrial DeNOx Systems & Services Market by Type (SCR & SNCR), by...

2014-07-15 23:00:32

Scientists at NCAR and partner organizations are launching a major field project across Colorado’s Front Range this month to track ozone pollution. Results from the month-long study, which uses aircraft, ground sensors, and other instruments, will provide needed information to officials to ensure that air in the region is healthy. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and partner organizations from across the country are...

2014-07-14 12:26:47

Some parents may not recognize that there are also dangers of secondhand smoke outside of the home. Leading Brooklyn Pediatrician, Dr. Michael Gabriel, weighs in on the dangers for children. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Top Brooklyn Pediatrician Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics comments on an article concerning the dangers of secondhand smoke, specifically to children. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/126313 According to the article...

2014-07-10 23:03:16

This report covers the market for automotive exhaust systems market based on vehicle type (passenger cars, LCVs, and HCVs); fuel type (gasoline and diesel); and by after-treatment devices (DPF, DOC, LNT, TWC, and SCR). (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/automotive-exhaust-system-market-87800437.html) (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The report, "Automotive Exhaust Systems Market by Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, & ROW), by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCVs,...

2014-07-10 23:01:23

The “SAE International 2014 Light Duty Emissions Control Symposium” will be held this December 9-10, due to the recent announcement of the EPA Tier 3 regulations that will take effect in 2017. Detroit (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The “SAE International 2014 Light Duty Emissions Control Symposium” will be held this December 9-10, due to the recent announcement of the EPA Tier 3 regulations that will take effect in 2017. The event, which will be located in Troy, Michigan, USA, will serve...

2014-07-09 16:22:04

Clean air pioneer is one of eight companies to receive prize from Swedish ambassador to Belgium RIVERDALE, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Joining seven other prominent Swedish companies, Camfil -- the world's leading provider of clean air solutions -- was recognized for its long-term presence and success in Belgium. Ulrika Sundberg, Sweden's ambassador to Belgium, presented the awards at a recent ceremony in Brussels. Camfil, which in 2014 celebrated its 40th year of...

2014-07-09 12:22:54

Their Message to Congress: "Use Your Power to Clean up our Power" WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 200 moms and their kids are holding a unique "Play-in for Climate Action," on Capitol Hill today, a family-friendly protest against the air pollution causing dangerous climate change. The event features children at play, a press conference joined by U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-CA., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI., and a march to deliver a message from families...


Latest Air pollution Reference Libraries

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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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2009-07-06 17:01:44

Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...

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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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2009-07-06 16:36:49

Mist is a phenomenon that consists of small droplets of water suspended in air. Mist occurs as part of a natural weather event or from volcanic activity. Mist is most common in cold air above warm water. Mist also occurs when air is exhaled in cold temperatures or when steam is formed in a sauna. Aerosol cans can create artificial mist if the humidity levels are just right. The one difference between mist and fog is visibility. If visibility is less than 0.62 miles (1 kilometer), the...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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