Bookmarks for March 24th
When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on March 24th:
- Extraterrestrial Hurricane Discovered at Neptune’s South Pole: Something’s afoot at Neptune’s South Pole. Astronomers took a series of infrared pictures of Neptune using the 10 metre W.M. Keck II telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
- Amphibious caterpillars found in Hawaii: Researchers in Hawaii have found several species of moth whose caterpillars can live both under water and on land, making them unique among insects.
- City’s cybercrime risk rated high: Honolulu ranked 11th out of 50 large cities for cybercrime risk in the report called "Norton's Top 10 Riskiest Online Cities."
- Hawaii coral as endangered species?: Ringed rice coral is among the most abundant in Hawaii’s waters and one of 82 coral species the federal government is considering listing as endangered or threatened.
- Red coral left ‘unprotected’ at wildlife trade talks: The measure targeted seven species in the Coralliidae family, one growing in the Mediterranean and the others in the western Pacific, including Hawaii. It would also have cover another 24 so-called “look-alike” species to prevent accidental harvesting.
- Amateur sees comet breaking up from desktop: An amateur astronomer has made a “major astronomical discovery” while accessing a telescope in Hawaii over the internet while at work in the UK.
- Cosmic Telephoto Lens Shows Intense, Early Star Formation: Thanks to some gravitational sleight of hand, astronomers have obtained their sharpest view yet of individual star-making factories in a distant galaxy, 10 billion light-years from Earth.
- UH Hilo Biology Department captures third NSF CAREER Award: An assistant professor of biology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo has earned a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
- Hoku Initiates Global Branding Strategy by Changing Name to Hoku Corporation: “When we founded the Company, the name Hoku Scientific reflected our core research-driven business developing innovative fuel cell technology. However, as our business has continued to evolve, we felt the name Hoku Corporation better reflected our strategic direction…”
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