Bookmarks for May 4th
When I'm not blogging, I'm browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on May 4th:
Dow AgroSciences to lease Kauai sugar lands: Dow AgroSciences LLC has signed a multiyear lease for 3,400 acres from Gay & Robinson on the eastern ridge of Makaweli on Kauai for corn seed crops. Operations will begin immediately.
Gemini Observatory Releases Image of Most Distant Known Object in Universe: The Gemini Observatory has released the first color image of what astronomers are calling the most distant object ever seen in the universe. The object is what is known as a Gamma-ray burst (GRB) which are the most energetic single events known in the universe.
Mauna Kea Telescope To Be Decommissioned: The California Institute of Technology will begin decommissioning the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory in 2016. The university plans to return the site to its natural state by 2018.
Hawaii Students Succeed with Statewide 3D Printing: Hawaii is the first and only state to have implemented prototyping technology at the statewide level, and Z Corporation’s 3D printers – the fastest and most affordable available – are the de facto standard.
GIS Education Helps Prepare Students for High-Tech Careers: Hawaii becomes the first state in the nation with a comprehensive set of license agreements that offers students in schools the opportunity to use the full complement of ESRI's geographic information system (GIS) software products.
Newly Rebuilt Drillship JOIDES Resolution On Way To Port Call: The drillship JOIDES Resolution will make a port call in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 5-9, 2009. When it arrives, an international team of scientists studying seafloor sediments will have completed the first of two nine-week Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) expeditions to the equatorial Pacific Ocean.
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