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Image 1 - Argo Floats Help Monitor Ocean Acidity
2011-09-05 06:57:05

Scientists can now remotely monitor the ocean’s changing chemistry with help from some of the five-foot-tall Argo floats that drift with deep ocean currents and transmit data via satellite back to land.

2011-02-11 11:20:00

BARCELONA, February 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Observations, award winning design agency, and IKIVO, market leading supplier of UI solutions based on open web standards, today jointly announce their partnership to deliver Fipplr, a progressive Android Homescreen.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.