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Wednesday, 09 January 2019

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Linux - fixing the Phaser 6125 printer 

Ontario-geofish [23:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
This is the best Linux colour laser printer ever made.  It can use the cheapest fake toners, and all the scrapings are in the toner cartridge.  But mine pooped out the other day with 'CTD scanner error'. I read everything, and ordered a new fuser.  That's because all the ink was smudging when you touched it.  New fuser went in, but the same error message. The sensor is on the bottom.  You

The Physics of Evolution - Part 1 

Ontario-geofish [23:10:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
I was talking to the old man at lunch and he said I should write something on this.  I have been explaining that many of our problems with air conditioning and carbon dioxide come from the fact that nobody does physics any more.  When I was a kid, physics was king, Mr. Physics ruled the airwaves, and tons of books about 'The physics of baseball', etc.  That's because we lived in a tactile

Bangladesh Gets a New Climate Academy 

State of the Planet [22:22:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
The academy will train a new generation of experts who can use climate services effectively to manage the risks and opportunities around food security in

Scientists breathalyze cows to measure methane emissions 

Geospace [20:04:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (53 visits) info
Cattle burps are the number two source of methane in the U.S., but it’s tricky to measure exactly how much methane one cow produces in a day. That’s why researchers at the USDA-ARS Conservation and [...]

Can abandoned mines heat our future? 

Geological Society of London blog [14:55:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (62 visits) info
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At Durham University, scientists are exploring the opportunity to use the water within flooded abandoned mines to provide a source of geothermal heat for the future. This could also deliver economic [...]

The hidden collapse of the ground beneath the trails 

Speaking of Geoscience [21:26:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (84 visits) info
By Rania Eldam Pommer, PhD Candidate- Colorado School of Mines The following post is based on a research project funded by a 2017 GSA Graduate Student Research Grant. Rania’s research proposal was titled [...]

Hawai‘i’s He‘eia NERR Looks to its Ancient Past to Prepare for its Future 

Lake Scientist [16:52:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (55 visits) info
Filled with rare species and beautiful climes, Hawai‘i’s He‘eia NERR is a researcher’s paradise. The post Hawai‘i’s He‘eia NERR Looks to its Ancient Past to Prepare for its Future appeared [...]

The Ocean Garbage Patch Is Tiny Compared to Our Carbon Footprint 

State of the Planet [13:38:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
How trash in our oceans can help us conceptualize and reduce our carbon
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