Bookmarks for December 8th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 7th:

  • Sea yields clues to ’41 attack: New evidence indicating the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor effectively from under water, as well as the air, was announced today by the "NOVA" television series on the anniversary of the 1941 attack that led the United States into World War II.
  • Hawaii kids take honors in robotics competition: The three-team alliance from Bellarmine College Preparatory took the top honors, finishing as the Pan-Pacific Champions. The alliance of Honokaa High, McKinley High and Waiakea High earned second place in the championship.
  • The Voice of TheBus: The "Voice of TheBus" belongs to Puakea Nogelmeier, an associate professor of Hawaiian language, poetry and literature at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
  • Scientists map deep origins of the ‘Hawaiian Hotspot’: The Hawaiian Islands are one of the outstanding volcanic features on Earth, but their origins have been shrouded in mystery. Still in debate is a theory that was proposed forty years ago.
  • The first portrait of a cool planet: A bull’s-eye in the hunt for planets: astronomers at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy have discovered and directly imaged a faint celestial body that orbits the star GJ 758.
  • Hawaii to receive $48 million for biofuel initiatives: Hawaii will receive $48,000,000 to fund a bio-refinery plant in Kapolei and to test and produce green gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from agricultural residue, woody biomass, dedicated energy crops, and algae.

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