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  1. Scientist proposes shared delta satellite to monitor air quality

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... information systems has suggested. The idea was floated by Professor Janet Nichol, a geoinformatics expert at Polytechnic University who has used data from two Nasa satellites to gauge ... complements data recorded at five ground-level monitoring stations. According to one of the Nasa maps based on data recorded on January 28, 2007, most fine particles, also known as PM2.5, were ...

  2. Events

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Strategies to increase productivity and outperform the competition'. Bank of America Tower. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'What's new? Accounting trends and standards in the US'. Bank of America Tower. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Nasa team building- it is rocket science!' Hong ...

  3. Events

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Nasa team building- it is rocket science!' Hong Kong Club. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'The private equity industry: Myths and realities'. Bank of America Tower. Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'How to attract your ideal clients and why affirmations don't work'. Kinwick Centre. Hong ...

  4. Aviation a sideshow to climate-demon coal

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... contacted Jim Hansen, one of the world's leading climate scientists, to back their campaign. They assumed that Dr Hansen, the director of Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New ... in the troposphere also means constant turbulence. A single technology called circulation control would solve all of these problems at once. Dennis Bushnell, the chief scientist at Nasa's Langley ...

  5. global warming

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... did Nasa release rubber ducks into the ocean? a. Iceland b. Norway c. Canada d. Greenland 2 What are moulins? a. the French word for rubber ducks b. Buddhist farmers in Nepal c. tubular holes ...

  6. Global warming article confused weather with long-term trends

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (as reported by the US space agency Nasa on its website). Mr Soon's article has confused year-to-year variability with long-term trends. The 'consensus viewpoints' of the United ...

  7. Stargazers prepare for shower of shooting stars as Leonid meteors make another visit

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip For those who missed the spectacular shower of shooting stars in 2001, another chance is coming up: the Leonid meteors are returning this month in their strongest form since eight years ago. Nasa scientists predict as many as 500 meteors will streak across the sky in the hour before dawn on Wednesday next week. The best time will be about 5.40am, just before sunrise. ...

  8. Climate experts hold out little hope

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of methane-rich permafrost- soil or rocks at below zero degrees Celsius all year round- in Siberia. James Hansen, a Nasa scientist who has been dubbed the 'godfather of global warming', said ...

  9. Earth's the limit

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... as they absorb more greenhouse gases, which kill corals and other sea life. Overfishing for human consumption exacerbates the threat to marine ecosystems. To change tracks, Dr James Hansen of the Nasa ...

  10. Survivor: earth

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... development can continue in a safe environment. Dr James Hansen, head of Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, proposed a special tax to deal with coal. He argues that burning fossil fuels ...




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