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Space Weather Damaging Satellites
2013-09-16 14:32:14

Scientists say space weather could be causing some satellite malfunctions due to high-energy electrons.

2013-09-08 23:02:16

Today, MIT Startup GeriJoy announced that it is offering a special Grandparents Day promotion for

Giving CubeSats Greater Reach In Space
2013-09-07 04:49:46

Making space exploration cheaper and more accessible, “CubeSats” and other small satellites can be launched into orbit at a fraction of the weight and cost of traditional satellites.

South Pacific Flights Make More Ozone
2013-09-05 15:12:27

A new MIT study has shown that flights passing over a certain section of the South Pacific produce much more of the greenhouse gas ozone than others.

Solar Panel Wars: Study Shows How US Could Compete With China
2013-09-05 14:45:43

Scientists, publishing a paper in the journal Energy and Environmental Science, say they have found a way for the US to be a cost-competitor to China in the field of solar panel manufacturing.

200,000 Early Deaths A Year Due To Air Pollution, Says Study
2013-08-29 14:18:45

While the 1970 Clean Air Act was put in place by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to protect the public health, a new study by researchers from MIT’s Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment have found that these efforts likely aren’t doing enough.

MIT Creates New 3D Mapping Algorithm
2013-08-28 14:25:16

MIT researchers have created a new mapping algorithm capable of creating a highly detailed and accurate 3D maps of indoor and outdoor environments in real time.

2013-08-21 23:04:47

mPedigree Network's President, Bright B.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]