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Does seeing Earth from space alter your perspective?

By David Wogan Scientific American December 9, 2012 Does seeing Earth from Space alter your perspective? Whenever I watch videos of Earth from space I’m struck by how thin the atmosphere is. Seen from above, our atmosphere is nothing more … Continue reading

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CSI/National Grid Help Knowledge Take Flight

Students from Port Richmond, Curtis, Susan E. Wagner, and New Dorp high schools recently had a unique opportunity to come to the campus of the College of Staten Island and learn various aspects of engineering, thanks to National Grid’s “Engineering … Continue reading

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The Facts About Fracking

The Wall Street Journal By Editorial Staff JUNE 25, 2011 The real risks of the shale gas revolution, and how to manage them. The U.S. is in the midst of an energy revolution, and we don’t mean solar panels or … Continue reading

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The Smart Grid, the Environment and the Role of the Clergy

Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell The Huffington Post 6/17/11 I often find that when the religious community speaks out about the importance of protecting the environment and conserving energy, people are surprised to hear the clergy advocating for these issues. … Continue reading

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70% of science fair winners are children of immigrants

                  mnn.com By Staff Tue, May 31 2011 at 2:18 PM EST Immigration is a boon to American science and math, a new report asserts, noting that 70 percent of the finalists … Continue reading

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