Bookmarks for May 24th
When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on May 24th:
- Senate Passes Telework Enhancement Act for Federal Workers: The U.S. Senate passed the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 (S. 707), sponsored by Senator Daniel K. Akaka, to expand telecommuting opportunities in the federal government.
- Eruption of Kilauea reaches 10,000 days: It was 10,000 days ago today that Kilauea Volcano began erupting on the Big Island.
- State fields 2 teams in U.S. science meet: Teams from Mililani High School and Maui Preparatory Academy are competing in the National Science Olympiad at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
- Agency aims for better response to Isle tsunamis: Scientists at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in ‘Ewa Beach continue to look at ways to improve their response to events such as the massive earthquake that struck Chile in late February.
- USGS releases report on Na Wai Eha: A U.S. Geological Survey study four years in the making and released this week describes the effects of taking millions of gallons of water daily from “the Four Streams” of Na Wai Eha that originate in the West Maui Mountains.
- Honolulu teacher shares deep-sea lessons: For five weeks she joined scientists on a research cruise off the Galapagos Islands. They studied volcanic activity on the ocean floor. Her students tracked her journey on the Internet and worked on projects linked to the trip.
- Shark sense: Tiger sharks memorize where they’ve scored consistently good meals and find their way back there across vast expanses of ocean, Hawaii researchers have found.
- Kuhn first U.S. solar scientist to win Humboldt Award | University of Hawaii News: Dr. Jeff Kuhn has received a senior research award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany for his research on the sun.
- NASA develops enhanced search and rescue technologies: NASA has developed new technology that will more quickly identify the locations of people in distress and reduce the risk of rescuers.
- Hawaii to receive more than $250,000 for the preservation of Japanese American internment sites: Hawaii will receive more than $250,000 to fund documentaries and research projects focusing on the plight of Japanese Americans imprisoned during World War II.
- Undersea revelations: A deep-sea expedition headed by a University of Hawaii geologist has yielded insights into one of Earth’s most active volcanic areas, in the Galapagos Islands.
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