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COCONUT CREEK, Fla., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coconut Creek-based SolarCarts, the designer and manufacturer of The Sun Eagle(TM), a solar roof that transforms electric golf carts into solar-powered hybrid carts, announces an extension of its summer special.
Understanding the way plants use and store light to produce energy could be the key ingredient in the fight against climate change.
Experts urge sun safety; warn of dangers associated with indoor and outdoor tanning CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lindsay Walsh, like many young women, spent a lot of time trying to achieve that perfect bronze glow year round.
CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Pa., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Center Studios, the newest and most anticipated facility dedicated to help establish Pennsylvania as a haven for filmmaking, has just unveiled a 216 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system, thereby joining some of Hollywood's leading film studios in a commitment to sustainability and renewable energy sources.
FERNDALE, Mich., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreen is an important part of sun protection, but it's not complete protection.
HAMPTON, Va., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Flying somewhere and want to find out your exposure to galactic and solar radiation? A new update to an iPhone app will let you do that. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The $1.99 "SpaceWx" app provides real-time information about exposure to radiation from solar activity and other sources from space, starting at an altitude of 16,000 feet (5 kilometers).
Accounting for wavelength effects will likely improve climate models.
People who are exposed to low levels of sunlight coupled with a history of having a common virus known as mononucleosis may be at greater odds of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to this study.
OAKLAND, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungevity, the nation's fastest growing residential solar company, was named "Innovator of the Year" during Planet Forward's PBS television special that looks at energy, climate and sustainability solutions.
'Outer' tree canopy leaves influence the sunlight reaching inner canopy leaves by changing their shape, says a new study.
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...
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...
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...
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.