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SPACE, Astronomy News, Aug 26, 2011

diamond planet
Diamond planet: A huge girl's best friend discovered in space
CNNGo.com
“Essentially it's all diamond,” said Dr. Michael Keith, of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), in Astronomy and Space Science. “It's the remnants of a star. It's leftover carbon and diamond is a crystalline form of ...
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Along New Mexico's Space Trail: The final frontier
USA Today
By Jayne Clark, USA TODAY This meandering route is dotted with ancient astronomysites, modern rockets, a futuristic spaceport, and, of course, little green men. By Jayne Clark, USA TODAY The White Sands Missile Park presents a sculptural array of used...
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USA Today

Coldest 'Missing Link' Brown Dwarf Discovered
Discovery News
Where brown dwarf science gets really interesting is that because they are naturally very dim, conventional astronomy has a hard job spotting them. However, sophisticated infrared spacetelescopes are the best brown dwarf hunters out there, ...
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'Instant Cosmic Classic' Supernova
Science Daily (press release)
... including the Hubble Space Telescope. Joshua Bloom, assistant professor of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, called it "the supernova of a generation." Astronomers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC ...
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Montréal Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium - Construction Gets Underway!
Canada NewsWire (press release)
The new Planetarium will become a world leader in scientific museology dedicated to astronomy andspace science. Starting in spring 2013, it will introduce visitors to major issues in these fields, and emphasize the importance of preserving dark skies, ...
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Poll: only 8% of Republicans believe in evolution
Examiner.com
Now, one may be asking “what does all of this have to do with space science?” Answer: plenty. Like biology, astronomy is a subject that has had a history of conflicting with religionand, even now, can shock the sensibilities of some, ...
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Webb Telescope Delayed, Costs Rise to $8 Billion
Science Now
NASA delivered the bad budget news--first reported this week by the BBC and Nature—on 16 August, says space agency spokesperson Trent Perrotto. Two outside sources say the silver lining for astronomers is that NASA hopes to share the fiscal burden ...
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Kate Becker: The solar system's popularity contest
Daily Camera
Good luck to any astronomer trying to spot a 300-meter rock against the glare of the sun. Using NASA's space-based WISE telescope, though, astronomers were finally able to see into this astronomical blind spot. Getting the timing just right, ...
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Moving in time
NPR (blog)
But without ever leaving our home planet Earth, astronomers are poised to enter the next dimension of exploration. Astronomy is on the brink of a revolution. Astronomy is entering the time domain. In the 1960s, the entire sky was photographed, ...
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Star Walk 5.4 for iOS-Find and Identify 20000+ Objects in the Night Sky
prMac (press release)
Vito Technology and European Space Agency have signed a partnership agreement for mutual cooperation that will bring quality content to astronomy apps developed by Vito Technology. The first result of this partnership is the Spectrum Bar feature in ...
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Magritte, Monet and Tracey Emin – the week in art
The Guardian
How can art keep up with the astonishing images provided by modern astronomy? Semiconductor have a go, with a set of moving image artworks that explore how the sun is being observed from earth and space. Last chance to see this cabinet of cinema...
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The Guardian

Dream team
BBC News
His course draws heavily on his background as a student of astronomy - he's been teaching them how to calculate the distance between planets for example, telling them what the Karman line is, and educating them about the dangers of re-entry. ...
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BBC News

Camera- and spectrometer-based infrared instrument completes testing before ...
Vision Systems Design
The James Webb Space Telescope -- a partnership between ESA, NASA, and the Canadian Space Agency -- is central to the UK Space Agency's science program, which funds the UK's involvement in the project. The STFC's UK AstronomyTechnology Centre (UKATC) ...
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Vision Systems Design

A planet called "Lucy" ?!
ABC Online (blog)
Team member Dr. Michael Keith from CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science spoke with Ross Solly who told him he's missed the chance to keep this under his hat. You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. ...
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Journal Science honors 'universe awareness' with award
EurekAlert (press release)
His interest in using astronomy to inspire young children immediately attracted Odman. IMAGE: A drawing of Mimas, one of Saturn's moons, by Eden Munroe, age 12, of Ashbourne Irish Girl Guides, Dublin, during Discover Science and Engineering's Science ...
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'Dry facts' on Mars a lively look with Swinburne's 3D
Leader News
Picture: JOSIE HAYDEN MARS has come to life thanks to Swinburne University'sastronomy productions team. Star Voyager is a three-dimensional film about spaceand takes the audience on a realistic journey across the red planet. ...
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Leader News

Motor Mouth
Richmond Times Dispatch
Like any other passionate pursuit – whether that is electronics, footwear, football or astronomy – it takes time and dedication to learn the lingo. It took me a while to find a suitable subject for the Audi, because as I see it, certain vehicles would ...
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A pint-sized Pollock?
The Australian
Aelita doesn't mention astronomy around me except when prompted by Kalashnikova: “Kate was asking you about gravity. Explain to me about gravity.” Aelita replies: “You know. You already explained to me.” This awkward moment of instruction is repeated ...
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SPIE announces 2011 election results
SPIE Newsroom
... in popular astronomy magazines such as Sky & Telescope and Astronomy, CBS national and local television news, and NASA's Astrophoto of the Day (APOD), and was featured in a personal exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
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SPIE Newsroom

Dreams by the bucketful
Tasmania Mercury
Also high on his bucket list is his goal to popularise astronomy among the masses, something he chips away at daily through his teaching and writing. "I consider it a wonderful achievement to be able to influence people around the world and have more ...
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University of Wisconsin - Sheboygan
Milwaukee Business Journal
Academic departments at UW-Sheboygan include anthropology and sociology, art, astronomy, biological sciences, business/economics, chemistry, communication and theater arts, computer science, engineering, English, history, music, physical education, ...
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The end is nigh ...
The Standard
Keeping his feet firmly on the ground, Huey Pang, president of astronomy association AstroLink, says it's "highly possible" that a comet or asteroid will hit Earth and cause enormous destruction. "But size and speed are very important when you talk ...
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The Standard

North Central Community Calendar — Aug. 25
San Antonio Express
Space is limited. Contact: 614-7070 or www.claritycgc.org. San Antonio Astronomical Association offers First Friday free night-sky viewings through members' telescopes in the San Antonio College Scobee Planetarium parking lot. Astronomy in the Park ...
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Looking Up: Window into the starry night
Macon Chronicle-Herald
Many of these books have month to month star charts and instructions on how to use them. There are also monthly magazines such as Astronomy and Sky & Telescope at local stores, which can instruct and inspire you further.
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Hunt Underway For Meteorites Following Fireball Sighting
Irish Weather Online
By Mark Dunphy - Fri Aug 26, 11:28 am Astronomy Ireland (AI) has confirmed that fragments from a fireball meteor spotted above Ireland in the early hours of Tuesday morning (23 August 2011) landed somewhere in the northern half of the island. ...
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Irish Weather Online

Along N.M.'s Space Trail: The final frontier
Tucson Citizen
25, 2011, under USA Today News This meandering route is dotted with ancient astronomy sites, modern rockets, a futuristic spaceport, and, of course, little green men. The recently launched trail commemorates the state's rich space heritage. ...
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Missing items do not dull Herty updates
Colonnade (subscription)
There is also a new observation tower for the astronomy classes. “During the summer months they were working on Herty Hall, so (Public Safety) theorized that it was a good possibility, with all the construction going on, out of the multiple contractors ...
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Learn About Space & Astronomy with 3 Amazing Free Space Apps [iOS]
By Mufti
PTTU was established in 2009 to provide users with a single spot information and news portal aboutspace and cosmology. The app provide users access to articles, excerpts from various astronomyblogs. The app is constantly updated ...
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NASA boosts Webb telescope cost to $8.7 billion - Yahoo! News
News. NASA has boosted its cost estimate of a major telescope project to 8.7 billion dollars, even as lawmakers have threatened to slash the space agency's ...
news.yahoo.com/nasa-boosts-webb-telescope-cost-8-7-billion-...
Astronomy - Space & Earth - Space Exploration News
Latest Astronomy and Space Exploration News: (updated hourly | last update: Wed Aug 24 19:10:02 2011 | next update in 60 minutes) ...
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IRELAND, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece News, Aug 26, 2011


Greece holds out for banks to ease terms
CBC.ca
Uncertainty over the ability of banks exposed to Greece and other debt-burdened European economies such as IrelandPortugalSpain and Italy to weather the crisis has weighed on the German stock market. Its benchmark index, the DAX, has fallen 25 per ...
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CBC.ca
German Bonds Rise for Second Day After Bernanke Speech; Greek Notes Gain
Bloomberg
The European Central Bank has bought government bonds in the past three weeks in a bid to stop the debt crisis -- which has engulfed Greece, Ireland and Portugal -- from spreading to Spain andItaly. Italian securities were little changed after the ...
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RBC Logs Second Loss in 18 Years on U.S. Charges
Wall Street Journal
"We feel pretty comfortable." The Toronto-based bank has a C$1.5 billion total exposure to corporate, sovereign and financial counterparties or borrowers in Spain, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Portugal. It has no sovereign exposure to Greece. ...
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Europa League group stage set
MiamiHerald.com
Placed in Group A, it faces Russia's Rubin, Greece's PAOK and Ireland's Shamrock. Shamrock is the first Irish team to play in the group stage of a UEFA event. Atletico was placed in Group I withItaly's Udinese, which qualified for the Champions League ...
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Vents from our readers
phillyBurbs.com
The Olympic competition for the Kicking The Economy Down The Road venue -- Portugal, Ireland,Italy, Greece and Spain, and the newest entry and its gold medal winner -- the USA. Government has systematically increased taxes so the middle class now ...
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Barclays CEO on European Banking Issue and US Growth
GuruFocus.com
At the end of June, it's record that the exposure of Barclays to Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece andSpain is at 11.61 billion pounds. Bob Diamonds said he's comfortable with exposure to Europe – essentially Barclays banking, retail and mortgage ...
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Europa League playoffs, second leg results
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Vitoria Guimaraes (Portugal) 0 Atletico Madrid (Spain) 4 Schalke 04 (Germany) 6 HJK Helsinki (Finland) 1 Schalke 04 win 6-3 on aggregate. Panathinaikos (Greece) 2 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel) 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv win 4-2 on aggregate. ...
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A love affair with Hickory Motor Speedway
Hickory Daily Record
Liberal spending policies are killing the goose. Once the goose is dead, there will be no more golden eggs. This is exactly what has happened in the western European socialist democracies. Greece,Portugal, Spain, Italy, Ireland. They're all broke. ...
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Do Rating Agencies Cause More Trouble Than They Are Worth?
Seeking Alpha
Portugal and Greece have always been the weak links in Europe and to a lesser extent, so haveItaly, Ireland and Spain. At any time over the past 20 years, Greece could have been singled out to have its debt downgraded, so why now and why has Moody's ...
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Aflac Retains 'Neutral' Rating
Daily Markets
While the company has already cleaned out all its risk exposure in Greece at the end of the second quarter, it also reduced significant investments in Ireland, Portugal, Italy and Spain. We believe Aflac is quite capable of sustaining losses from these ...
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Standard & Poor's man behind US credit downgrade rejects blame for market rout
The Guardian
In Europe, investors are increasingly worried that eurozone leaders have been unable to contain the debt crisis that has swamped Greece, Portugal and Ireland and now threatens bigger, much harder to save economies such as Spain and Italy. ...
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The Guardian
We must amend the U.S. Constitution now
Arizona Capitol Times
Look at Greece, Ireland, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal and the United Kingdom — to name only a few prominent examples currently in the headlines. Each is struggling under the weight of government overspending. The point is that as long as ...
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Unsafe havens in irrational markets
Citywire.co.uk
If Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece or Spain (the Piigs) defaults, there will be a big knock-on effect to banks and governments throughout the world. Investors have been shunning bonds from the Piigs and buying bonds from supposedly safer countries ...
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Trips of Bulgarian abroad up by 6.3% in July – statistics
Focus News
Meanwhile, there is a decrease in the trips made by Bulgarian to: Ireland – 19.5%; Finland – 18.2%; Cyprus – 15.0%; Canada – 12.5%; Latvia – 11.6%; Malta – 7.8%; Portugal – 7.2%; and others. Trips made with the purpose of visiting, studying, ...
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Comic Volatility
Daily Reckoning - American Edition
You know, notwithstanding the ongoing meltdowns in Greece and Ireland…the various bailouts on the table for (or in the pockets of) Portugal, Spain and Italy…and the rapidly intensifying riots in the respective capitals of these nations and others ...
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UEFA draws 48 teams in Europa League group stage
Boston Herald
Group G: AZ Alkmaar (Netherlands), Metalist Kharkiv (Ukraine), Austria Vienna (Austria), Malmo (Sweden). Group H: Braga (Portugal), FC Bruges (Belgium), Birmingham City (England), Maribor (Slovenia). Group I: Atletico Madrid (Spain), Udinese (Italy), ...
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State Pension: Investment In Stockmarket Safe?/ 26.8.2011• Samir El-Alami ...
PensionCalculator.org
The debt problems that are surrounding Greece, Portugal and Ireland are also threatening to hitItaly and Spain. These are causing adverse implications to the UK, this includes those with pensions. Anyone with a stakeholder pension will have their ...
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“A Second Credit Crash is Now Distinctly Possible” | GoldAlert
By jturbin
The total exposure of the global banking system to GreeceIrelandPortugalSpain and Italy is over $2 trillion. French and Germany banks have very large exposures.” “If there are defaults, then these banks will need capital, most likely from ...
GoldAlert

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