Archive: 30/06/2010

Engineers Assess Dawn's Reaction Wheel

( -- Engineers are studying the reaction wheels on NASA's Dawn spacecraft after automatic sensors detected excess friction building up in one of them and powered it off early on the morning of June 17, 2010. Reaction ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Alex Stirs Up the Gulf

( -- Tropical Storm Alex, soon to be a hurricane, churns its way through the western half of the Gulf of Mexico in this NASA infrared image taken Tuesday afternoon, June 29.

dateJun 30, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Resource guide for internists released by ACP

A practical resource guide for internists on recently-enacted health care reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), was released today by the American College of Physicians (ACP). An Internist's ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Other
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Some 70,000 turtle eggs to be whisked far from oil

(AP) -- An effort to save thousands of sea turtle hatchlings from dying in the oily Gulf of Mexico will begin in the coming weeks in a desperate attempt to keep an entire generation of threatened species from vanishing.

dateJun 30, 2010 in Ecology
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