California Institute of Technology

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Name: California Institute of Technology
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Caltech's Green Revolving Fund: Financing Energy Efficiency

For the last six years, Caltech Facilities has managed a green revolving fund called the Caltech Energy Conservation Investment Program (CECIP) to finance energy efficiency projects around campus. To date the program has invested $18 million in such projects ... [Published Caltech Daily News - 3 hours ago]
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Earthquake early-warning law needs a shakeup: Editorial

If it is human nature to close the door after the horses are already out of the barn, it’s also human to learn from our mistakes.We in California’s earthquake country have made the mistake of not advancing upon the work of our Pacific Rim neighbors in ... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

WASHINGTON , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids. This type of collision can eventually lead to the formation ... [Published CW 50 Detroit - 11 hours ago]
Entities: NASA, Asteroid, Infrared
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Santa Clarita Officials To Educate The Public On Emergencies, Disasters

City of Santa Clarita officials are planning to participate in September's National Preparedness Month to help educate the public on how to prepare for emergencies and disasters.Don't miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right ... [Published KHTS AM-1220 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Arrowhead Research Shares Sinking Lower,...

Arrowhead Research (NASDAQ:ARWR) is a company whose shares are active, trading 3.5% lower to $14.25. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is now trading fractionally lower to 17,093 and the S&P is trading fractionally lower to 1,998.In the past 52 weeks, ... [Published Financial News Network online - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Frank Marble, 96, 
jet propulsion expert made rockets efficient

An early faculty member of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, he trained generations of scientists.LOS ANGELES — Frank E. Marble, a California Institute of Technology expert on jet propulsion and fluid mechanics who was among the first faculty members selected ... [Published Portland Press Herald - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

NSF funds ASU, Caltech workshop on synthetic biology

The National Science Foundation has awarded $150,000 to two ASU faculty, political science professor David Guston and Barrett Honors College Faculty Fellow Jenny Dyck Brian, along with Richard Murray, professor of control and dynamical systems and bioengineering ... [Published Arizona State University - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

College Choice Rates WPI among Top 50 U.S. Colleges and Universities with the Happiest First-Year Students

First-year Worcester Polytechnic Institute students are among the happiest in the nation, according to College Choice, an independent college rankings and review website dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college.According ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

How Ice Drives Death Valley's Sailing Stones

Becky Oskin Becky Oskin is a senior writer for Live Science. She covers earth science, climate change and space, as well as general science topics. Becky was a science reporter at The Pasadena Star-News and has freelanced for New Scientist and the American ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Telescopes Uncover Early Construction of Giant Galaxy

WASHINGTON , Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers have for the first time caught a glimpse of the earliest stages of massive galaxy construction. The building site, dubbed "Sparky," is a dense galactic core blazing with the light of millions ... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

USC receives grant to boost tech, innovation

On Tuesday, the National Science Foundation announced a three-year, $3.5 million grant to USC, California Institute of Technology and UCLA in order to foster collaboration between public and private institutions and promote technology innovation in the ... [Published Daily Trojan - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Improving Access to Data Across the Board: An Interview with Caltech's New Librarian

Kristin Antelman has only been at Caltech a short while, but she's already looking forward to making her mark as the new university librarian.The past year has featured several big milestones for the library. In January, Caltech's new open-access policy ... [Published Caltech Daily News - Aug 27 2014]

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"The energy efficiency forum is one of the ways we demonstrate our commitment to continuous improvement," says Berbée. "It allows for the exchange of best practices among industry leaders and offers us the ability to highlight the value of integrating energy management throughout all aspects of a building's life cycle."
"I need Gaia to perform, but there is that nagging doubt in the back of my head after conducting these measurements and concluding that something's gone wrong with the Hipparcos mission at some level" says Melis
"We think two big asteroids crashed into each other, creating a huge cloud of grains the size of very fine sand, which are now smashing themselves into smithereens and slowly leaking away from the star" said lead author and graduate student Huan Meng of the University of Arizona , Tucson
"We designed the RNA molecules to fold into honeycomb patterns because they are easy to recognize in the microscope. In one experiment we caught the polymerases in the process of making the RNAs that assemble into honeycombs, and they really look like honey bees in action." Geary continues

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3D Printing Round Up: From Amazon.com to NASA s... [Published SiliconANGLE - 8 hours ago]
As 3D printing continues to find wider adoption, it is quickly entering research, food processing, toy manufacture, aerospace, defense, discrete and industrial production. Over the last few weeks small and large firms are adopting 3D in some way by ...
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Image Credit: Ybrain Korean companies are reaching out beyond the mobile realm. That fact is evidenced by the $3.5 million in Series A funding raised by Ybrain today, which will be used to build new products and expand the company’s internal team. ...
Neuroscientists reverse memories’ emotional ass... [Published MIT News feed - Aug 27 2014]
Most memories have some kind of emotion associated with them: Recalling the week you just spent at the beach probably makes you feel happy, while reflecting on being bullied provokes more negative feelings. A new study from MIT neuroscientists reveals ...
ROGER KIMBALL: Obama Tries For Kyoto 2.0. Can w... [Published Instapundit - Aug 27 2014]
ROGER KIMBALL: Obama Tries For Kyoto 2.0. Can we roll back the Presidential carbon footprint to 1992 levels? Related: Climate Change To The Rescue? “Mostly, I’m sure he sees the ‘climate crisis’ as a distraction from the countless failures of ...
Institute for Technology Advancement tapped for... [Published UCLA Newsroom - Aug 27 2014]
UCLA, USC, Caltech are collaborating in creating a National Science Foundation-funded center to translate scientific and engineering research into technology for the marketplace. ...
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