Bookmarks for January 18th
When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 18th:
- Ocean FEST forms new partnership with Na Pua Noeau: Ocean FEST has formed a new partnership with Na Pua Noeau to bring hands-on science to the Native Hawaiian community.
- UH sees research as economic engine: A Hawaii Innovation Technology Exchange Institute would connect entrepreneurs with investors, build business partnerships early in the development process and help to commercialize university research.
- Securing data will be costly, UH says: The University of Hawaii says it needs $1.9 million to tighten its Web security and lessen the chance of future data breaches of individual privacy.
- Most distant galaxy cluster identified: Astronomers have uncovered a burgeoning galactic metropolis, the most distant known in the early universe.
- Astronomers discover close-knit pairs of massive black holes: These black-hole pairs, also called binaries, are about a hundred to a thousand times closer together than most that have been observed before, providing astronomers a glimpse into how they merge.
- Hawaii schools go high tech with testing: Pack away the pencil and paper. They’re a thing of the past. When it comes to taking the annual HSAs, or Hawaii state assessment tests, for the first time ever, it’s now all on-line.
- Sirius satellite radio may finally be within range: Sirius XM appears to be moving to offer satellite radio in Alaska and Hawaii, less than a month after the Federal Communications Commission approved plans to use terrestrial repeaters in both states.
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