Archive: 24/02/2010

UN weather meeting agrees to refine climate data

(AP) -- World weather agencies have agreed to collect more precise temperature data to improve climate change science, officials said Wednesday, as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged environment ministers to reject ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Environment
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Chemical element 112 named 'Copernicium'

IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) accepted the name proposed by the international discovering team around Sigurd Hofmann at the GSI Helmholtzzentrum. The team had suggested "Cp" as the chemical symbol ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Materials Science
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How to turn blueprints green

( -- Even in today's increasingly energy-conscious world, it's rare for the subject of energy efficiency to be addressed in the early stages of designing a new building, whether it's a single-family home or a ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Engineering
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