Bookmarks for September 28th
When I'm not blogging, I'm browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 28th:
Neptune, Uranus ablaze in new infrared photos: The distant "ice giant" planets Uranus and Neptune look like worlds aflame in new photos captured by Hawaii's Keck Observatory.
Sopogy gets certification from SRCC: Sopogy has received certification from the Solar Rating and Certification Corp. that will enable the Hawaii solar power company to qualify for state solar programs in California and Arizona.
Creepy-crawlies may help heal diabetes wounds: Researchers from Hawaii have a suggestion for how to jump-start the healing of difficult diabetic wounds: let maggots do the work.
NASA to demonstrate communications via laser beam: A new optical communications system that NASA plans to demonstrate in 2016 will lead the way and even allow the streaming of high-definition video from distances beyond the Moon.
Social Media for Scientists Part 1: It’s Our Job: Contrary to how it might seem, scientists as a group are highly trusted by Americans. We rank second only to military personnel… How to we build and maintain that trust? We have to communicate better.
Japan robot to attempt Hawaii triathlon: After scaling the cliff walls of the Grand Canyon and driving the Le Mans racetrack for 24 hours, a tiny Japanese robot is set for a new challenge -- Hawaii's grueling Ironman Triathlon course.
"Velella" Research Project Promises to Revolutionize Sustainable Aquaculture: Marine biologists at Kampachi Farms (formerly with Kona Blue Water Farms) are exploring new submersible Aquapod® pen technology and an innovative mariculture system that drifts on open ocean currents.
Pacific islands to map coastal hazards: Pacific Island researchers will be trained in skills such as coastal hazard mapping as part of a programme to use science to make coastal communities safer and more resilient.
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