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Cirrus Cloud Formation Depends Mainly On Mineral Dust, Metallic Particles
2013-05-10 06:04:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At any given time, nearly one-third  of the planet is covered by cirrus clouds — the thin wisps of vapor that trail across the sky — which coalesce in the upper layers of the troposphere, as much as 10 miles or higher above the surface of the Earth. Cirrus clouds cool the planet by reflecting incoming solar radiation, and warm it by trapping outgoing heat. In this way, they influence global climate, so understanding...

2013-05-09 23:51:44

Aquest has become the New England leader in the design and installation of OSHA compliant dust collection systems because of new equipment like the Micro Air RP1 Twister. The Micro Air RP1 Twister meets all regulations for combustible dust and can be fully customized to meet the needs of every customer. Somers, CT (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Since the National Dust Emphasis Program was introduced by OSHA in 2009, manufacturers have taken steps to improve their dust collection systems, their...

2013-05-06 23:23:06

Aquest Corporation continues to serve its customer base with dust collectors and oil mist collectors of all sizes and functionality. With the addition of the Quest Air OM500 Oil Mist Collector and the Industrial Maid Dust Collector, Aquest has continued to offer equipment and services for a wide range of applications. Somers, CT (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Aquest Corporation is an expert in the industrial air filtration and air pollution control industry and has continued to make advancements in...

2013-04-24 16:38:59

New research from the University of Southampton has found that working or traveling on an underground railway for a sustained period of time could have health implications. Previously published work suggests that working in environments such as steel mills or welding plants, which are rich in airborne metals, like iron, copper and nickel, can have damaging effects on health. However, little research has been done on the effects of working in an underground railway environment — a...

While Comet ISON’s eagerly anticipated encounter with the sun won’t even happen until November, it seems as though the fireball is already prepping a special encore performance for stargazers here on Earth.
2013-04-20 06:54:26

[WATCH VIDEO: Comet ISON Meteor Shower] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While Comet ISON´s eagerly anticipated encounter with the sun won´t even happen until November, it seems likely the fireball is already prepping a special encore performance for stargazers here on Earth. In January, the US space agency´s Swift spacecraft observed the comet ISON while it was still near the orbit of Jupiter. Even then, it had already become extremely...

Sahara Desert Was Greener In Ancient Times
2013-04-06 06:24:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers say that there was an abrupt and widespread climate change that took place in the Sahara Desert 5,000 years ago. About 5,000 years ago, the Sahara was full of landscape and vegetation, as well as numerous lakes. Ancient cave paintings in the region depict hippos in watering holes, and herds of elephants and giraffes. However, today this region is barren and inhospitable. The Sahara's "green" era lasted from 11,000 to...

2013-04-04 23:01:26

StructureMEDIC, an Atlanta water damage service, has experienced an increase in clients requesting air duct cleaning to prevent allergy symptoms. Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 StructureMEDIC, an Atlanta fire, mold, and water damage restoration team, has experienced a significant increase in business, due to the arrival of spring and allergy season. The water damage restoration team has received an increase in requests for air duct cleaning, which is helpful in preventing allergy...

2013-03-19 23:19:32

The EASTEC Show is the largest technology show for manufacturers in New England. Located on the Big E fair grounds, EASTEC is the perfect setting for the release of the new Quest Air OM500 oil mist collector. West Springfield, MA (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 Aquest Corporation is the New England leader in industrial air filtration and has engineered a new oil mist collection product line for high efficiency filtration. Aquest will be featuring many of its product lines for industrial air...


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