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2012-04-30 19:54:30

Climate researchers are producing some of the fastest growing datasets in science.

3.4 Billion Pixel Telescope Plans Move One Step Further
2012-04-26 13:11:13

The U.S. Department of Energy has given the go ahead for a proposed 3.4 billion pixel Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) to move on to the next step of development.

Miniature Sandia Sensors May Advance Climate Studies
2012-04-11 08:18:45

Self-sealing valves also increase data reliability for airborne industrial and battlefield gas detection and point-of-contact medicine.

2012-03-28 08:26:25

Common material such as polyethylene used in plastic bags could be turned into something far more valuable through a process being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

2012-03-26 09:20:17

A glow coming from the glassy shell of microscopic marine algae called diatoms could someday help us detect chemicals and other substances in water samples.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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