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2009-04-02 11:06:28

U.S. scientists say rocket launches might soon need to be regulated to prevent significant damage to the Earth's stratospheric ozone layer. The researchers -- University of Colorado-Boulder Professor Darin Toohey; Patrick Ross of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla.; and Martin Ross and Manfred Peinemann of the Aerospace Corp. in Los Angeles -- estimated future ozone layer depletion based on the expected growth of the space industry and known impacts of rocket...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.