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Attitude and Spin Period of Space Debris Envisat Measured by Satellite Laser Ranging
The Environmental Satellite (Envisat) rotates in the counterclockwise (CCW) direction, with an inertial period of 134.74 s (September 25, 2013) and is slowly losing its rotational energy; the spin period increases by 36.7 ms/day. Expand
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Priming Intelligent Behavior: An Elusive Phenomenon
Can behavior be unconsciously primed via the activation of attitudes, stereotypes, or other concepts? A number of studies have suggested that such priming effects can occur, and a prominentExpand
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Real-Time Assessment of the 16 September 2015 Chile Tsunami and Implications for Near-Field Forecast
The magnitude 8.3 earthquake in central Chile on 16 September 2015 and the resulting tsunami severely affected the region, with 15 deaths (Onemi in Monitoreo por sismo de mayor intensidad. (InExpand
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A year without summer for California, or a harbinger of a climate shift?
Mark Twain once remarked “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” If residents and visitors along the California coast think the summer of 1999 was even cooler than usual,Expand
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Teaching digital natives: Partnering for real learning
Prensky introduced us to the "digital natives" in 2001, claiming that the generation of students born in the 1980s and the 1990s are so steeped in the use of digital technologies that they think, actExpand
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Deep ocean search for Malaysia airlines flight 370
On 21 March 2014, Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) was tasked by the U.S. Navy, through a multi-year Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) contract, to provide undersea search services inExpand
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Zombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education
The theme of zombies is topical and provocative, with the potential to appeal to a wide range of readers. This book is an engaging call for recognition of the conditions of contemporary humanitiesExpand
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Marking machinima: A case study in assessing student use of a Web 2.0 technology
The model of learning best suited to the future may be one which sees learning as the process of managing the different kinds of participation an individual might have in complex social systems, but on the development of learning engagement. Expand
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Creative Choices: Changes to Australian Copyright Law and the Future of the Public Domain
Changes to Australian copyright law introduced under the Australia–United States Free Trade Agreement will diminish the public domain, criminalise common copyright infringing practices and locallyExpand
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Tsunami Simulation Using Sources Inferred from Various Measurement Data: Implications for the Model Forecast
Model forecast applications use various models of tsunami sources inferred from different measurement data. Even the same type of observation data can produce substantially different tsunami sourceExpand
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