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BP oil disaster threatens goods and services worth far more than BP’s value - Study


June 10th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) - The BP oil disaster, hurricanes and wetlands loss threaten a net value of $330 billion to $1.3 trillion in natural system goods and services, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NASA’s little telescope detects Earth-like planet


February 4th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): NASA astronomers have successfully demonstrated that little ground-based telescopes can also detect Earth-like planets around other stars.The scientists developed the new technique by using NASA's relatively small ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Commercial airline flights responsible for 4-8 percent of surface global warming


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): The first analysis of emissions from commercial airline flights shows that they are responsible for 4-8 percent of surface global warming since surface air temperature records began in ... Read more...

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Giant salt lakes could have triggered off largest mass extinction in history


March 31st, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, March 31 (ANI): An international team of scientists has suggested that the largest known mass extinction in the history of the earth could have been triggered off by giant salt lakes, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carbon sinks losing the battle with rising emissions


March 18th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists at the international Copenhagen Climate Change Conference have determined that the stabilizing influence that land and ocean carbon sinks have on rising greenhouse gas emissions is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA aircraft examine contribution of forest fires to arctic pollution and climate change


June 13th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): NASA aircraft are set to follow the trail of smoke plumes from some of Earths northernmost forest fires, examining their contribution to arctic pollution and implications for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, 3 D super road maps of planets and moons


May 16th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Scientists are developing technology that could one day help in building three dimensional super road maps of planets and moons.The technology is under development at Rochester ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Development of balloon-borne telescope to help in direct view of exoplanets


January 13th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A team of researchers have suggested that a direct view of planets in other solar systems could be possible using a balloon-borne telescope afloat in the stratosphere."It's ... Read more...

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NASAs new probe to search for ice on Mars in May 2008


December 29th, 2007 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): NASAs new probe named Phoenix is all set to touch down on the unexplored north pole of Mars on May 25, 2008, in an attempt to find whether ... Read more...

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NASA satellites may make air quality forecasts possible


December 14th, 2007 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 14 (ANI): NASA satellites may soon provide a system to predict the quality of air, such as global forecasts of air pollution near the ground where it affects human health, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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