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SORCE Satellite Outlasts Mission Life And Keeps On Truckin'
2013-01-24 13:13:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Some missions in space complete their operations just after predicted, while others earn the Iron Man award for outlasting their primary mission. In the case of SORCE--a satellite designed to study solar storms--it's earned itself an Iron Man. Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE), designed and built by the University of Colorado, is a NASA satellite that gives scientists a look at some of the most intense solar...

2012-12-18 12:27:40

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a new coalition led by the United States largest professional sunbed centers announced the formation of the American Suntanning Association (ASA) as a values-based organization dedicated to increasing public awareness about the facts associated with moderate ultraviolet (UV) exposure and spray-on tanning, correcting misinformation about sunlight and sunbeds while raising the professional standards in American sun tanning centers. "It is time to...

2012-12-09 05:03:08

New York Tanning Salon Addresses the Positives and Potential Negatives of Using Indoor Tanning. Chelsea, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 During the winter months, many will be flocking to their local New York tanning salon in an effort to look their best. Recently, through different media outlets, there have been many reports and stories of people going a little overboard with their tanning salon visits. Solar Salon is a provider of New York, NY indoor tanning solutions, and provides valuable...

2012-11-19 12:21:59

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wintertime protection from the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays inside a home or office is seldom a thought for concern, but many health experts warn that it's something we all need to be aware of, according to the International Window Film Association (IWFA). "Many health organizations, from university hospitals and medical research groups, all agree that UVA is damaging to skin and eyes on a variety of levels, from wrinkles to cancer to...

2012-07-26 06:24:08

NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A couple of centuries ago, tanning was not in fashion. That changed with Coco Chanel, who turned tanning into a symbol of a carefree lifestyle. It has been marketed as fashionable ever since until people learned about sun radiation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/NY43170-b )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120229/NY59364LOGO ) The market has responded with a huge selection of different types of sun protection....

Tanning Beds Worse Than Exposure To Sun
2012-07-24 13:20:00

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While pale can be described as “pasty” and “sickly,” tan can be described as “glowing” and “lively.” In the past, pale skin was cherished and associated with wealth. These days, people seek tan skin and tanning has had resurgence in recent years. A study by the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) looked at how skin melanoma was affected by UV and melanin....

2012-07-17 23:00:53

Interior Gardens Inc., an innovate retailer of cutting edge products to the indoor gardening industry, is pleased to announce and expanded marketing partnership with Sunlight Supply Inc. Sunlight Supply Inc. is a leading manufacturer of innovate grow light systems. (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Interior Gardens Inc., an innovate retailer of cutting edge products to the indoor gardening industry, is pleased to announce and expanded marketing partnership with Sunlight Supply Inc. Sunlight Supply...

2012-06-17 23:03:51

National Daylight Appreciation Day (June 21, 2012, and sponsored by Solatube International) was created as a way to increase awareness about benefits and innovative uses of daylight in our everyday lives. It is also a day of education and awareness, leading us toward a more energy-efficient planet. Vista, Calif. (PRWEB) June 16, 2012 National Daylight Appreciation Day (June 21, 2012) was created as a way to increase awareness about benefits and innovative uses of daylight in our everyday...

Climatic Effects Of A Solar Minimum On Planet Earth
2012-05-07 05:00:52

Joshua Kelly for RedOrbit.com Researchers with the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers are investigating a link between the massive solar minimum that occurred around 2800 years ago and the effects that it had on the climate of Europe.  They are still researching how the solar minimum could possibly impact the region of Europe in general. One thing they have been researching is information from Lake Maar to see how the sediment in the lake correlates to the solar minimum....

2012-05-01 23:03:34

Due to high demand from homeowners and requests from building professionals, the upgraded 1015APV All Purpose Ventilator is now available for pre-order and will be available to ship June 1, 2012. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Coming Soon — the Upgraded 15 Watt All Purpose Ventilator! The All Purpose Ventilator has been a favorite amongst builders, homeowners and renovators as the perfect ventilation solution for attics, crawlspaces, garages and sheds. The All Purpose...


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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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