When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 10th:
- Wide Binary Stars: Long-Distance Stellar Relationships: Using computer simulations, scientists from Hawaii and Finland have figured out how wide binary stars—two stars that orbit each other at a distance up to a light-year—form.
- Astronomers go infrared to map brightest galaxies in Universe: A group of astronomers from UH Manoa used the twin telescopes of the W.M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea to conduct a census of the brightest, but until now unseen, galaxies in the distant universe,
- World’s Biggest Tsunamis Threaten Hawaii: Unlike tsunamis from earthquakes, the Hawaiian tsunamis strike when the island chain’s massive volcanoes collapse in humongous landslides.
- New Research Underscores Vulnerability of Wildlife in Low-Lying Hawaiian Islands: A new U.S. Geological Survey scientific publication describes the first combined simulations of the effects of sea-level rise and wave action in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
- Broadband Key Driver of State Economic, Social Growth: Hawaii ranked 48th among states in the 2012 State Broadband Index from TechNet, assessing state policies and business climate that impact broadband deployment and demand.
- The world’s largest commercial aircraft lands in Honolulu: As nice as the 850-passenger Airbus A380 is, Hawaiian Airlines said it may be decades before it considers buying the plane.
- Pezzuto named AAAS Fellow: University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Pharmacy Dean John Pezzuto has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
- Soft Open – Innovation Lab, Hawaii TechWorks: We are delighted to welcome you to Hawaii TechWorks’ Innovation Lab, in Hilo, Hawaii, the computing center and coworking space component of our community workshop.
Check out all my bookmarks on Delicious.