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2014-07-10 12:22:51

DALLAS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "HVDC Converter Station Market by Type (Monopolar, Bi-Polar, Back to Back, and Multi-Terminal), by Technology (Line Commutated Current Sourced Converters and Voltage Source Converters (VSC)), by Application and by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the HVDC Converter Station Market with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The global HVDC Converter Station...

2011-02-22 22:03:24

Total Irradiance Monitor on Glory to study changes in the sun's brightness, impact on climate change A $28 million University of Colorado Boulder instrument developed to study changes in the sun's brightness and its impact on Earth's climate is one of two primary payloads on NASA's Glory mission set to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Feb. 23. Designed and built by a team from CU-Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, the instrument called the Total...

2010-11-26 12:07:25

Women are underrepresented and on average perform more poorly than men in introductory physics. But a recent study finds that this gap arises predominantly from differential preparation prior to college and psychological factors, rather than differences in ability. And the effects of these psychological factors can be largely overcome with a brief writing exercise focusing on important values, such as friends and family, learning or even music. This simple "values affirmation" writing...

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2010-08-31 13:21:29

University of Colorado at Boulder undergraduates, who have been helping to control five NASA satellites from campus, participated in the unusual decommissioning of a functioning satellite with a failed science payload in recent days, bringing the craft into Earth re-entry to burn up yesterday. The satellite, known as the Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite, or ICESat, orbited Earth for seven years, gathering valuable data on the polar regions and helping scientists develop a better...

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2010-08-27 06:50:00

Large changes in the sun's energy output may drive unexpectedly dramatic fluctuations in Earth's outer atmosphere. Results of a study published August 26th link a recent, temporary shrinking of a high atmospheric layer with a sharp drop in the sun's ultraviolet radiation levels. The research, led by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., and the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU), indicates that the sun's magnetic cycle, which produces...

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2010-08-26 23:40:03

Large changes in the sun's energy output may drive unexpectedly dramatic fluctuations in Earth's outer atmosphere.Results of a study published today link a recent, temporary shrinking of a high atmospheric layer with a sharp drop in the sun's ultraviolet radiation levels.The research, led by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., and the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU), indicates that the sun's magnetic cycle, which produces differing...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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