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cows impact climate

For many people, nothing beats eating a good burger or steak, but two recently-published studies caution that those carnivorous culinary habits could have a significant impact on the environment and contribute to climate change .

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Related Topix: Environment, Technical Services, Global Warming, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Forbes.com

An Intergalactic Light That Shines Too Bright

If ordinary interplanetary space is dark, the depths of intergalactic space, a million light years from the nearest star, ought to be pretty nearly pitch black.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Technical Services

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Free Republic

Missing Light Crisis: 'Something is Amiss in the Universe'

There is a "missing light crisis" taking place in the universe with a huge deficit on what there should be and what there actually is, astronomers have said.

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Related Topix: Technical Services

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Newly launched satellite will help predict future changes in climate

Wednesday, a satellite that could help predict the future of our climate was launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after a long history of false starts.

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Related Topix: US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force, California, Technical Services

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Stanford

Satellite will help predict climate changes, say Stanford researchers

Wednesday at 2:56 a.m., a satellite that could help predict the future of our climate was launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after a long history of false starts.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force, Technical Services

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

Sanctuary of Mind: The Public Library and Homelessness Conference

From the DC Library Renaissance Project : Homelessness is an issue of society at large, but it has a disproportionate impact on public libraries.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Non-Profit, Technical Services, Washington, DC, Dupont Circle (Washington, DC)

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