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2014-07-08 12:22:38

Demos of ground-breaking software will be given at Intersolar North America July 8-10 in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) market, today announced the launch of its advanced irradiance modeling tool, Virtual Irradiance(TM) (VI), which provides solar fleet operators with valuable data on the amount of sunlight that is striking the ground, enabling a...

2014-07-03 04:21:15

Indoor tanning is becoming increasingly popular with teens and young adults. Dr. Michael Gabriel, a leading Staten Island pediatrician, discusses a recent study suggesting that indoor tanning may increase the risk of early skin cancer. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel or GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatrics center, comments on the article, "Tanning bed use in youth may increase risk of early skin cancer" published by Medical News Today on...

2014-06-24 23:02:25

Unlike conventional window shades, the Dayliter Shade from Indoor Sky provides ideal interior daylight levels while minimizing glare and solar heat gain. Featuring integrated fabric lightshelves, the Dayliter Shade overcomes the shortcomings associated with conventional, fixed lightshelves while maintaining the energy reduction benefits. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Indoor Sky, a fledgling company dedicated to proliferating a daylight culture, has completed their first...

2014-06-21 23:03:03

In celebration of the summer solstice, UV Technologies, LLC announces the continued success of the iTanSmart suntan app, available in the Apple App Store for iPhones, iPods, and iPads. The app eliminates the guesswork from sun exposure and helps prevent sunburns, skin damage, and skin cancer. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Today marks the summer solstice, the first day of summer which ushers in the hottest season of the year. Along with summertime comes a well-deserved decline in...

2014-05-19 23:12:59

Positive And Side Effects Of Sunlight On Human Body, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health benefits of sunlight, and negative effects of ultraviolet radiation on human body. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Positive And Side Effects Of Sunlight On Human Body, a new report created by Ryan Wright on the site Vkool.com shows health benefits of sunlight and side effects of ultraviolet radiation on human body. At the beginning of this report, people will discover positive...

2014-05-16 16:21:19

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded ITT Space Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Exelis, Inc., of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a contract to provide the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI), a scanning radiometer capable of measuring Earth's reflected sunlight and emitted thermal radiation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The cost-plus-award-fee contract with performance incentives has a contract value of approximately $208 million. This value...

2014-05-15 12:24:15

"Summer Sunlight Activities" and New Documentary Short Film Latest from Unilever Initiative to Take Small Steps Toward a Bright Future ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Unilever is challenging families to create a brighter future while having fun together. Taking a cue from the optimistic outlook children have on the world, an interactive series of "Summer Sunlight Activities" and a new short film, "The Way Kids See It," are launching today to inspire families...

2014-05-06 08:35:12

CheapCaribbean.com Recognizes Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May PLANO, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, the "Beach Vacation Experts" at CheapCaribbean.com have issued travel-focused tips for vacationers planning their summer beachside escapes. And while skin cancer is not the only danger of sun exposure - as ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburns, wrinkles and damage to the eyes - it is one of the...

2014-05-05 23:09:43

Shade cloth helps greenhouse ventilation system realize maximum cooling efficiency during hot summer days – Gothic Arch Greenhouses provides solutions to cooling needs. Mobile, AL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Sun scald and high temperatures damage tender indoor or greenhouse raised plants. To eliminate the threat of such damage growers must reduce strong ultraviolet sun rays and turn down summer heat. These can be expensive tasks depending on outside environmental conditions. While there are...

2014-05-05 08:30:22

For 24x7 Protection Against the Sun's Damaging Rays Professionally Installed Window Film Is Recommended WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The same ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun that are harmful outdoors pass right through windows into offices, homes and cars. Experts say this is a serious contributor to people's daily accumulation of indoor ultraviolet exposure leading to skin cancer and photo aging. "If you're sitting next to a window with sunlight streaming in, you're...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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