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Alameda Sixth Grade Scientists Help Save the Bay

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixth grade science students at the Alameda Community Learning Center will take on the roles of real-life environmental scientists this school year, thanks to a collaboration with Save the Bay and grant support from Bio-Rad. Using the Pasco SPARK system of dataloggers to enable remote collection of pH, salinity, and ORP data, learners will conduct a geochemical and microbiological survey of two native plant restoration areas in the SF Bay.

The Big Bang is Over, the Expanding Universe Quietly Comes to a Halt

SANTA ANA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest advancements in astronomy, the availability of 3D maps of the galaxies, reveal a new structure for our universe. These maps show patterns in the distribution of the galaxies indicating a universe that is not expanding at all. These patterns in galaxy groups begin within our nearby galaxies and continue outward as far as we can see. The discovery was made by a small team of independent scientists, led by researcher Richard Moser.

Alameda Students Win Top Honors in Science Fair

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Students at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) took home top prizes in several categories at the Chevron 57th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair this past week. Among the 13 ACLC students to bring home awards were sophomore Dylan Moore, who placed fist in the Engineering and Computer Applications category with his project Creating and Modifying a Fuel Cell System for Clean Energy.

Explore Mars Commends the Obama Administration for Charting New Course for NASA – Calls for Program Details and Specific Timeframes

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recently announced proposal is a dramatic departure from the Constellation Program, scrapping the Ares I and Ares V launch vehicles, as well as the Orion capsule. Instead, the administration has proposed a program that would increase funding for robotic science missions, private sector development of space hardware for transporting people to and from low Earth orbit, technology development, international cooperation, and many other projects. Explore Mars is supportive of investment in these programs.

Announcing the formation of Explore Mars, Inc.

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce the formation of Explore Mars, Inc., a project oriented group that was created to promote science and technology innovation and education with a use for Mars Exploration. Through a series of technology innovation awards, scientific symposiums and workshops, Mars analog work, technology demonstrations, and other programs, we provide a platform for scientists and citizen scientists to engage in meaningful space exploration research and development in the private sector.

‘Ardi’s’ 4.4 Million-Year-Old Footsteps Get Modern Day Simulation

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recent news of ‘Ardi,’ the oldest and most complete hominid skeleton yet discovered, continues to generate worldwide interest. LifeModeler, Inc. has reason to pay close attention. The company’s LifeMOD™ biomechanical simulation software helped researchers understand how the 4.4 million-year-old Ardipithecus ramidus female walked and moved.

Tsoi/Kobus and Associates Wins AIA New England Design Award for Center for Life Science | Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tsoi/Kobus & Associates received a Special Mention award at the American Institute of Architects New England Chapter’s 2009 Design Awards on Saturday, October 3 for its design of the Center for Life Science | Boston, the first speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building in the United States. Among 271 entries submitted, 18 received recognition.

World Champion Surfer, Kelly Slater, Concludes Principal Photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, and his big wave companion, Raimana Van Bastolaer, have completed principal photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti, the first 3D IMAX(R) and giant screen theater film to use extreme surfing to focus on the science of waves, according to its executive producer, K2 Communications, Inc. The film, scheduled for worldwide release next February, was primarily shot in the big wave environment known to watermen around the world as Teahupoo.

Coastal Marine Biolabs Hosts Integrative Biosciences Summer Program

VENTURA, Calif., June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coastal Marine Biolabs announces a call for applications and community sponsorships for its integrative biosciences program summer session. The session runs from July 25 through August 3; the enrollment deadline is July 10.

Wikipedia Chemistry Knowledge Released for First Time in Book Format

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Knowledge Publications, a leading publisher of energy books, has put significant portions of the chemistry content of the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.org, in full published, printed book form and has done so in full compliance with Wikipedia’s GNU Free Documentation License. The book is titled, ‘The Chemical Educator: for The Chemistry and Manufacture of Hydrogen’ (ISBN: 978-1-60322-067-5).

INSTANT WRITE-UPS – Version 2.1 of the Chemistry Labacus(R)

WILMINGTON, Del. – Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Abacalab, Inc. releases Version 2.1 of the Chemistry Labacus(R) mobile laboratory assistant for chemists. Labacus(R) fills a key gap in laboratory information management between the notebook or desktop computer and the physical laboratory environment where chemistry actually happens.

Knovel Partners with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

DANBURY, CT – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Knovel Corporation, a leading provider of revolutionary Web-based information services, announced a new partnership with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. SIAM is active in promoting the development, research and application of mathematical modeling and simulation in various industries and also publishes some of the most highly regarded specialized mathematical research reference works and journals.

New Discovery Brings 80 Year Old Expanding Universe to a Halt

SANTA ANA, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A major scientific discovery made by a small team of researchers has revealed patterns in nearby galaxies that present an alternative to the big bang theory and the continually expanding universe that we have been living with for the past 80 years. A team comprising a mathematician, an amateur astronomer and a thermodynamicist – all graduates of Georgia Institute of Technology — has found patterns in the distribution of galaxies which indicate an entirely different structure to the universe. The team includes brothers Richard and David Moser who have decades of experience in the field.