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2014-08-27 08:31:18

The Inaugural Conference Features Telecom Industry Leaders Presenting, Demoing and Discussing the Future of Communications SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ComCon combines open source hardware and software with the uninhibited creativity of the innovation community. This inaugural event will feature telecom enthusiasts, hackers, entrepreneurs, vendors and decision makers and will be held during CTIA at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 8, 2014...

2012-07-24 13:03:43

The end of the world of just another year of living harm's way December 21, 2012 — the purported last day of a 5,125-year cycle in the Mesoamerican calendar — has been added to an endless list of days when the world has been expected to end. But what are our real chances of being wiped out by a catastrophic event — the kind that has happened in the past and will inevitably occur again someday? In the August issue of EARTH, we explore four of the most probable global...

Alien Jellyfish Inspired By Ocean Life
2012-07-09 09:33:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With some inspiration from the studies of ocean life forms, a British space expert envisages alien lifeforms that resemble jellyfish with organs developed to ingest methane and other chemicals for its nutrition, keeping aloft by means of dangling onion-like buoyancy bags, and communicating with pulses of light. Dr. Maggie Aderin-Peacock, a leading scientist at the European space company Astrium, described her vision of what might...

Andre Kuipers Serves As World Ambassador For WWF
2012-05-16 03:08:04

Observing Earth from far above, ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers is acting as a world ambassador for the WWF, which issued its flagship publication the Living Planet Report on May 15. The Living Planet Report measures changes in biodiversity by tracking 9000 populations of more than 2600 of the world´s species. Andre wrote the foreword to the report and is doing his part to show how fragile our world really is. We only have one Earth Andre has been concerned about our planet since...

Is The Possibly Of New Life Forms Really So Alien?
2012-05-09 07:44:18

The idea of discovering a new form of life has not only excited astronomers and astrobiologists for decades, but also the wider public. The notion that we are the only example of a successful life form in the galaxy has, for many, seemed like an unlikely statistic, as we discover more and more habitable planetary bodies and hear yet more evidence of life's ability to survive in extreme conditions. A new essay, published May 8 in the online, open-access journal PLoS Biology, examines what...

Earth Day 2012 – How Will You Show The Love?
2012-04-20 14:02:44

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Whether you're of a religious background and support the idea of creation, or prefer more scientific theology and put your faith in the theory of evolution, one thing remains certain amongst all: Our Earth has been beautifully made. Other planets in our Solar System are bleak and subdued compared to our planet, lacking an ample supply of brilliant colors, and the right conditions to support life. We have a range of geology here on Earth, such as mountain...

Robots Required In Hunt For ET, Engineer Suggests
2012-04-19 06:09:00

A Penn State engineer suggests that finding and identifying extraterrestrial life may require a big leap in robotics. John D. Mathews, professor of electrical engineering, wrote in the current issue of the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society that if there are aliens out there, they may not be eager to meet humans. He said that only by developing self-replicating robotic spacecraft would the human race be capable of efficiently exploring the vastness of the universe. "If...


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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