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GulfSol 2013 set to address MENA solar power problems

Solar power in the Middle East seems simultaneously logical with sun-scorched deserts everywhere, and illogical, all that oil, at the same time. read more

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Base stations’ ‘headlights’ often neglected factor – the right antenna tilt can improve network capacity by up to 20 percent and performance even more

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Libya could produce more energy in solar power than oil

Libya could generate approximately five times the amount of energy from solar power than it currently produces in crude oil, research by Nottingham Trent University shows. read more

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“Nuclear power is not just about reducing your carbon footprint; it should be an integral part of Africa’s development strategy.“

Exclusive interview with Greg Kaser, Supply Chain Working Group, World Nuclear Association, UK.  During the Generation track of African Utility Week in May he is part of a panel discussion on “Nuclear power in Africa”. read more

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ESO Telescopes Find Most Stellar Heavyweights Don’t Live Alone

New research using data from European Southern Observatory telescopes, including the Very Large Telescope, has revealed that the hottest and brightest stars, known as O stars, are often found in close pairs. Many of these binaries transfer mass from one star to another, a kind of stellar vampirism depicted in this artist's impression. read more

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NASA Investigates Proton Radiation Effects On Cells

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Element Six Synthetic Diamond Protects CERN Particle Detectors in Recently Announced Higgs boson Experiment Results

The CMS Experiment (C) CERN. An image from the CERN CMS Higgs boson search experiments. The particle detection systems used in these experiments utilise Element Six synthetic diamond as their first line of defence against beam-induced radiation damage.   source:	Element Six Ltd

The CMS Experiment (C) CERN. An image from the CERN CMS Higgs boson search experiments. The particle detection systems used in these experiments utilise Element Six synthetic diamond as their first line of defence against beam-induced radiation damage. source:Element Six Ltd read more

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Consumer Reports Scores Hospitals On Safety; Finds Too Many Pose Risks To Patients

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GeoModel Solar Releases Most Detailed Solar Resource Maps for South Africa

New maps provide updated information about distribution of solar resource in South Africa and reveal sites with highest potential for solar project development. read more

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