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NASA Photographs Highlight Urban Heat Island Problem

NASA Photographs Highlight Urban Heat Island Problem

When reflecting on sustainable design we often get caught up in buildings and their individual points for sustainability. Though we love watching zero-energy homes and LEED certified office buildings go

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NASA’s Solar Powered Micro-Satellite Will Clean Space Debris

NASA’s Solar Powered Micro-Satellite Will Clean Space Debris

Solar sail satellites have been taking the top headlines this year, with devices such as Lightsail-1 grabbing much of the attention. However, NASA has just become the first agency to launch an

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NASA Discovers New Life Form, Could Revolutionize Green Energy

NASA Discovers New Life Form, Could Revolutionize Green Energy

In the "this will seriously blow your mind" category, NASA has announced a discovery that has shaken the entire scientific community's understanding of life as we know it. In addition to all life being

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NASA Devises Solar Shield to Protect US National Grid

NASA Devises Solar Shield to Protect US National Grid

There are many things threatening the US National Grid at the moment - rolling blackouts, lack of funding and problems integrating renewable energy - but NASA is working on their defense against another

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Veggies in Space!: NASA To Test Mini Greenhouses Aboard Rockets

Veggies in Space!: NASA To Test Mini Greenhouses Aboard Rockets

One of the biggest misconceptions about space travel is that if we send people to Mars, they will have to survive on liquid meals the entire time. But then again packing 18 months worth of food for a

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NASA Architect’s Cricket Trailer Showcases Space-Age Design

NASA Architect’s Cricket Trailer Showcases Space-Age Design

The lightweight mobile home is 15 feet long, 6'6" wide and 7'1" tall and it can easily be towed by a 6-cylinder vehicle (and even some 4-cylinder vehicles). Finney's goal in designing such a lightweight

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NASA Set to Launch Solar NanoSail into Space

NASA Set to Launch Solar NanoSail into Space

This year Inhabitat brought you the Japanese space agency's successful deployment and use of a solar sail to propel its spacecraft Ikaros, and now NASA announced plans this week for its own solar sail

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NASA’s X-Hab Contest Wants Your Best Inflatable Space Habitats

NASA’s X-Hab Contest Wants Your Best Inflatable Space Habitats

We're not ready to give up on our polluted planet quite yet, but it never hurts to look towards the stars. NASA just launched their eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) Competition, which challenges university

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NASA and Lockheed Martin Unveil Supersonic Green Machine Jet

NASA and Lockheed Martin Unveil Supersonic Green Machine Jet

NASA and Lockheed Martin just unveiled a design for an ultra-efficient aircraft dubbed the Supersonic Green Machine. Though there's not much known about the craft at this point in time, it could prove to

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NASA’s Gift to Earth: A Climate Change Supercomputer

NASA’s Gift to Earth: A Climate Change Supercomputer

Just in time for Earth Day, a new NASA data-crunching tool aims to revolutionize global climate change research. NASA Earth Exchange, or NEX, uses a 128-screen supercomputer to combine satellite images,

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Obama Gives Nasa $2.4 Billion to Study Climate Change

Obama Gives Nasa $2.4 Billion to Study Climate Change

NASA's about to lend a heavier hand in the fight against climate change. The news that President Obama would be rearranging NASA’s budget to focus more on what can be done to stop global warming was met

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NASA to Launch New Weather Satellite in Space

NASA to Launch New Weather Satellite in Space

While everyone else is commuting home from work today, a NASA rocket will be making another, longer, trip--taking the agency's newest weather satellite into space! After the Geostationary Operational

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NASA Unveils All-Electric Personal Flight Vehicle

NASA Unveils All-Electric Personal Flight Vehicle

NASA is currently working on a personal aircraft that will put jet packs to shame. The Puffin is an all-electric one-man aircraft that could be the start of some new and amazing air travel technology.

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NASA Launches Solar-Powered Asteroid-Detecting Telescope

NASA Launches Solar-Powered Asteroid-Detecting Telescope

This morning NASA launched the WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer), a solar-powered infrared telescope that will scan the skies for earth-threatening asteroids and comets. We love covering all

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NASA Unveils Chemical-Sniffing Device for the iPhone

NASA Unveils Chemical-Sniffing Device for the iPhone

Is there anything the iPhone can't do? Researchers at NASA's Homeland Security Cell-All program have brought the latest mind-boggling application to Apple's phone in the form of a stamp-sized chemical

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NASA Base is Most Sustainable Federal Building Project in America

NASA Base is Most Sustainable Federal Building Project in America

NASA has planted its flag on planet Earth (for a change) with the groundbreaking of their “Sustainability Base” this week. The new endeavor is located on their Ames campus in Moffett Field, CA just

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NASA Launches 1.5 Million Dollar Green Flight Challenge

NASA Launches 1.5 Million Dollar Green Flight Challenge

The next frontier in green transportation is bound to be flight travel, which is why it is not surprising to see that NASA just announced the Green Flight Challenge. The competition will be awarding a

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Co-Op Canyon: Ecotopia Inspired by Anasazi Cliff Dwellings

Co-Op Canyon: Ecotopia Inspired by Anasazi Cliff Dwellings

Inspired by the cliff-side villages of Anasazi Indians, Co Op Canyon is a terraced urban oasis full of vertical gardens and lush spaces that aims to create a holistic, community-centered, sustainable city

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Leila Hafzi’s NASA Inspired Eco Gowns

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Leila Hafzi’s NASA Inspired Eco Gowns

Today’s eco fashion options can sometimes seem other-worldly or suggestive of a world that we hope to soon inhabit. The best designs often stem from one’s native surroundings and feature eco-friendly

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CALEARTH DISASTER RESISTANT HOUSING Attracts NASA

CALEARTH DISASTER RESISTANT HOUSING Attracts NASA

We've seen some great examples of emergency and disaster-resistant architecture before, from Architecture For Humanity's Biloxi Model Homes to monolithic domes, and considering the likelihood that we will

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NASA PUTS GLOBAL WARMING Tipping Point Within 10 Years

NASA PUTS GLOBAL WARMING Tipping Point Within 10 Years

The global warming issue is really starting to heat up. In a startling article from abcnews.com, author Bill Blakemore brings to light NASA and Columbia University Earth Institute's recently conducted

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This Mushroom Drone Will Biodegrade if it Crash Lands

This Mushroom Drone Will Biodegrade if it Crash Lands

What happens to a drone when it crash lands? Besides polluting or damaging a potentially sensitive environment, it could also mean, at least for the military, that people you are spying on will know,

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Mexico’s sublime Milan Expo 2015 pavilion resembles corn on the cob

Mexico’s sublime Milan Expo 2015 pavilion resembles corn on the cob

A giant corn on the cob has popped up in Milan, but it's probably not very tasty. Logeur Design conceived Mexico's pavilion for Milan Expo as a representation of the country's immense gastronomic history,

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Scientists discover the secret to Antarctica’s ‘bleeding glacier’

Scientists discover the secret to Antarctica’s ‘bleeding glacier’

Antarctica's Taylor Glacier—better known as 'Blood Falls'—is an awe-inspiring, bone-chilling sight as a deep red, five-storey waterfall steadily seeps through cracks in the glacier's facade. The eerie

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An unmanned Russian supply spacecraft is spinning out of control in orbit

An unmanned Russian supply spacecraft is spinning out of control in orbit

A Russian spacecraft currently in orbit 200km (124.27 miles) above Earth, the Progress M-27M cargo vessel, is spinning out of control as it orbits the Earth. Fortunately, the craft, which was launched

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Astrophysicists draw most comprehensive 3D map of the universe ever

Astrophysicists draw most comprehensive 3D map of the universe ever

A new map of the universe, the most comprehensive to date, boldly goes where no map has gone before. Astrophysicists in France have crafted a 3D map that includes galaxies from across almost two billion

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5 Tips to Make Your Home Safe, Green & Healthy from Zem Joaquin

5 Tips to Make Your Home Safe, Green & Healthy from Zem Joaquin

You've all heard the tired mantras about changing your lightbulbs and recycling at home in order to save the planet - are you yawning yet? Many consumers think that going green is a gesture of

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Move over Tesla, the electric Toroidion Supercar is here

Move over Tesla, the electric Toroidion Supercar is here

This is the Toroidion. It’s Finnish. No one knows how to pronounce it, so don’t worry about that. All you need to know is that it’s very pretty and -- oh yeah. It’s electric. In fact, it’s

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The 6 Most Pressing Environmental Issues—And What You Can Do to Help Solve Them

The 6 Most Pressing Environmental Issues—And What You Can Do to Help Solve Them

Image via Shutterstock CLIMATE CHANGE While 97 percent of climate scientists agree that climate change is occurring and greenhouse gas emissions are the main cause, political will has not been strong

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Scientists uncover causes of the Earth’s mysterious subsonic hum

Scientists uncover causes of the Earth’s mysterious subsonic hum

The whole Earth itself emits good vibrations. No, it’s not a free loving hippie manifesto from the sixties, but cold, hard science from a discovery in the 1990s by scientists that showed the planet

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