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Skin Cancer Threat May Be Less During The Morning Hours
2011-10-25 04:30:07

A new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays in the morning hours may be less harmful than the sun’s ray’s in the afternoon.

Spacecraft Helps Discover Ozone Layer On Venus
2011-10-06 09:31:01

The European Space Agency's Venus Express spacecraft has discovered an ozone layer in the atmosphere of Venus while watching stars from the edge of the planet seen through its atmosphere.

2011-09-01 12:00:00

U.S. Sunlight are partnering with Stock Development in improving residential home standards.

2011-08-05 00:00:04

Among the 20 finalists for Best of Show, the Solar Attic Fan and Solar Controllerâ„¢ come out on top. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Over 100,000 products among 9 product categories were showcased at the 2011 National Hardware Show.

2011-07-29 14:53:55

Some compounds found in grapes help to protect skin cells from the sun's ultraviolet radiation.

2011-07-15 15:15:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AppliCad's first foray into the solar market has proved to be a huge success with the launch of their new Solar Wizard software at the recent InterSolar US show in San Francisco.

2011-07-06 21:14:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Further consolidating AppliCad's position in the specialist CAD industry is the new release which is the combined result of nearly two years work by the development team.

2011-06-22 00:00:34

Seasons UV 50 ++ UPF Solar Guard clothing reacts to sun exposure by changing colors. When white turns to blue parents are reminded it’s time to reapply sunscreen to exposed skin. The hotter the sun gets the darker blue it turns.


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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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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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