Archive: 06/1/2011

Mayors reach climate deal with World Bank

Leaders of the C40 Mayors Summit on climate change said Wednesday the group had reached a financing agreement with the World Bank to help the world's major cities better adapt to climate change.

dateJun 01, 2011 in Environment
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Netflix plans international expansion

US video giant Netflix, which has more than 23 million subscribers in the United States and Canada, plans to expand to another country this year, founder Reed Hastings said Wednesday.

dateJun 01, 2011 in Business
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And the Moon is eclipsed by the Earth

On June 15 there will be a total lunar eclipse visible from Australia, Indonesia, southern Japan, India, a large area of Asia, Africa, Europe and the eastern part of South America. This is expected to be one ...

dateJun 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Voyager 1 measures magnetic mayhem

When Voyager 1 passed into the heliosheath in 2004, it became the first man-made object to explore the remote edge of the Sun’s magnetic influence. Launched by NASA on September 5, 1977, the probe was ...

dateJun 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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3D-Model mimics volcanic explosions

(PhysOrg.com) -- A 3-D model of a volcanic explosion, based on the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state, may enhance our understanding of how some volcanic explosions occur and help identify ...

dateJun 01, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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